Theatre Royal Stratford East

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Charity information

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Established in 1953, we are the only producing theatre in East London. We are committed to producing work that connects with the rich talent and diversity of our local community.

Founded 1953

  • Mission statement

    Theatre Royal Stratford East works to discover and develop new voices and new audiences; putting on new productions that reflect and engage with the wide ranging interests and concerns of contemporary London communities.

    Theatre Royal Stratford East Aims:
    -To discover and develop new voices and new audiences
    -To lead in the creation of shows which reflect and celebrate both specific ethnic identity and multiculturalism
    -To contribute towards the development of a cohesive and harmonious society
    -To place young people at the heart of what we do
    -To operate increasingly on a national and international scale
    -To play a central role in the social and economic development of East London, leveraging our -position as a cultural flagship
    -To run an organisation that welcomes, works for, and appreciates audiences, artists, participants and staff from all the Theatre’s communities and places equality of opportunity at its core
    -To take an active response to climate change and our impact as an organisation on the environment

    Youth Arts and Education Activities (a team of 2. 5 posts):
    - Regular Weekly Youth Theatre
    - Peer to Peer projects
    - Play-writing in the Community
    - Work Experience and Placements
    - Professional Development courses for youth workers and community leaders
    - Young Volunteer scheme
    - Talent Showcase opportunities
    - Arts Award scheme
    - Apprenticeships

  • Aims

    Theatre Royal Stratford East aims to:

    • We work to discover and develop new voices and new audiences; putting on new productions that reflect and engage with the wide ranging interests and concerns of contemporary London communities.
  • Overview

    Established: December 1953

    Registered Charity Number: 233801

    Phone number: 020-8279-1124

    Address: Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square London E15 1BN

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  • Musical Theatre

    Theatre Royal Stratford East is a cultural flagship in East London delivering exciting & d... More