CPT AWARDED £49,921 BY ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND TO TOUR ‘COME AS YOU ARE’ FESTIVAL

We are please to announced we have been awarded £49,921 from ACE towards an Autumn 2018 tour of ‘Come As You Are’ – a festival of gender positive theatre exploring trans, non-binary and queer gender identities. The festival programme will be headlined by Milk Presents’ Bullish and feature work by local queer artists, as well as other artists who have … Read more

Amber Massie-Blomfield to step down as Camden People’s Theatre’s Executive Director

After more than three years in the post, Amber Massie-Blomfield will be stepping down from her position as Executive Director of Camden People’s Theatre at the beginning of 2018. She will go freelance to work as an arts producer and consultant for clients including Pro Helvetia, and to develop her non-fiction writing. Amber joined in 2014 from The Albany, Deptford, … Read more

Sprint 2017 : press release

SPRINT 2017 The UK premiere of Scottee’s Bravado Jamie Wood’s follow up to O No!, I Am A Tree A host of the freshest, most thrilling new theatre makers CPT’s trademark festival of bold new theatre firsts for adventurous audiences returns, featuring a line-up of brand new artists making their first professional show; fast-rising artists performing new shows for the … Read more

All The Right Notes press release

All The Right Notes A festival celebrating what happens when gigs and theatre meet SHEGOAT | FLOWDAN | KID CARPET & VIC LLEWELLYN | RACHEL MARS | AISHA ORAZBAYEVA & TIM ETCHELLS | MINGBEAST | AND MUCH MORE… Camden People’s Theatre, Tue 15 Nov – Sat 3 Dec PRESS NIGHT/LAUNCH PARTY: WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER, 7.15PM CPT’s brand new festival All the … Read more

Our Ed Fringe highlights

Ah yes, it’s August, and that can only mean one thing: the madness is starting all over again. As we pack artistic director Brian Logan off to Edinburgh with his sturdiest shoes and his sharpie covered festival brochure, here’s the lowdown on some of the amazing artists doing their thang at this year’s fringe festival. In various ways CPT has supported … Read more

NSDF: For all people who love theatre…making it, watching it and talking about it

“Brilliant new voices, great discussions”  Prasanna Puwanarajah, 2016 Judge “Truly inspiring week. Fantastic work”  Josie Davies, Director Do you aspire to be an actor, writer or technician? Do you strive to manage, produce, create theatre? If so, then NSDF is for you. They give young people a platform to show their work, build theatres, light stages, learn, discuss and try … Read more

A Nation’s Theatre Festival

A Nation’s Theatre is coming to take over CPT from April – May 2016, celebrating brilliant theatre from every corner of the UK. For this festival, a whole host of venues across London will offer a rare taste of the brilliant work made by artists based in villages, towns and cities, highlighting the unique backdrops and personalities that makes their work shine. … Read more

Guest blog: Tassos Stevens

Open Google, and type in W. As I just did. What pops up for you from autocomplete? I get this, which tells you something about me and my brain recently and about the world of people like me.     what happens if man city win the champions league and liverpool win the europa reflects that I am a curious … Read more

Guest blog: Jack Perkins on his scratch

This weekend’s Barrel Organ Takeover will feature scratch performances of brand new shows in development by four different company members, each night at 7.30pm. As the makers hone their material over the next few days, they’ll each speak to Billy Barrett – freelance writer and the co-founder of fellow Warwick graduate company Breach – about what to expect. Here, Jack Perkins talks about his piece Anyone’s Guess … Read more

Winner of People’s Theatre Award announced

Press release : Winner of People’s Theatre Award announced Gameshow & Emily Lim win Inaugural People’s Theatre Award Winning project Grown Up is a participatory dialogue between adults and children about being a grown up Artists Katy Baird and Will Drew will also be supported to create innovative new projects Camden People’s Theatre has announced the recipient of its inaugural People’s Theatre … Read more