CPT’s Artistic Director, Brian Logan, Reflects on our 2021

2021 was another tumultuous year for theatre, for CPT – and probably for you. None of us, alas, is out of the Covid woods yet, and life continues to be very challenging for – well, for all of us, but not least for organisations like Camden People’s Theatre, that make public performance their business. Like much of 2020, this was … Read more

NEWS: Camden People’s Theatre awarded £261K Paul Hamlyn Foundation funding

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured funding totalling £261,000 across three years from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts Access and Participation Fund. Alongside this news, we also announce the six recipients of the Starting Blocks 2022 scheme and a callout for our 2022 seed commissions. The funding, which will be split between 2021-2024, will enable us to … Read more

NEWS: Meet Our 2022 Starting Blocks Artists!

JACK BOAL (he/him) Jack is a performer and theatre maker who laces clowning with interactive performance to investigate the politics surrounding working-class and LGBTQ+ people. Jack’s work is political and entertaining, engaging audiences with history to create dialogue on the present and future. He is a member of HighRise Theatre’s associate company NewGens – he recently performed in their production … Read more

Camden People’s Theatre announces appointment of Isobel Colchester as Chair of the Board

Kate McGrath steps down after eight-year tenure Camden People’s Theatre is delighted to announce the appointment of Isobel Colchester as chair of its board of trustees. Isobel is Chief Executive of the poetry promoter Poet in the City. Isobel’s appointment comes after a short transitional period as co-chair with Kate McGrath, who now steps down. Director of the independent producers … Read more

Camden People’s Theatre announces new commissions to support artists and the local community

Newly secured Paul Hamlyn Foundation funding will be granted to nineteen artists creating new work, with emphasis on marginalised voices Projects will explore what ‘live’ can be in the era of social distancing – and will be selected with input from a new community panel Ongoing collaboration with charity Food For All to provide emergency supplies for local community Best … Read more

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Camden People’s Theatre wishes to express its strong support for and solidarity with the worldwide protests against systemic racism in light of the appalling murder of George Floyd. At CPT, we still have lots to learn about anti-racism. We will take this opportunity to listen, learn more, and ask ourselves: how can we better build anti-racism into everything we do? … Read more