Book ActNow Theatre
ActNow Theatre creates collaborative and socially conscious performance projects. We work in partnerships to engage diverse communities in conversations around challenging, contemporary issues. We perform at conferences and tour schools and workplaces in central, metro and regional SA.
Our work is innovative, informed and inspiring. Our projects have been critically acclaimed, commended in South Australian Parliament, and highly praised by audiences, participants and community organisations.
Performances for schools, workplaces and conferences
“I thoroughly enjoyed the interactive performance and felt challenged and motivated as a result.” – Audience member
Responding to Racism is an award-winning interactive theatre performance developed in partnership with Reconciliation SA to identify, respond to, and prevent racism.
Responding to Racism follows the character of Mik, a young aboriginal student who is putting up with constant racism from his friend and football teammate, Chris. Meanwhile, a new student has arrived at school, Ashlee, who is being stereotyped and discriminated against for wearing a headscarf.
“It really made me reflect on racism and the way it is normalised in our culture. I would personally like to make a difference and assist in the eradication of racism.” – Student
Like Me, Like You is a new work for primary school audiences, building off the success of Responding to Racism.
Like Me, Like You is an interactive performance introducing children aged 6-9 to the idea of diversity, exploring all of the different people, cultures, and stories that make up Australia today – from the First Nations people who have been here for thousands of years, to the new migrants who’ve just arrived!
Students will meet three characters who will take them through a series of short scenes with songs, dance, puppets and stories about what makes you, like me, like you.
Workshops on demand
ActNow Theatre is able to provide theatre workshops to schools, community organisations and conferences. Our workshop leaders have extensive workshop experience with young actors, people with physical/intellectual disabilities, indigenous groups, activists, young offenders, and refugees and migrants.
Workshops can be tailored to specific groups to;
- Build confidence, team-building and communication skills
- Explore specific issues through group discussions or interactive exercises
- Rehearse short performances with community groups
If you’d like to find out more information, or discuss other partnership opportunities, please fill in the form below or email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org