Open Clasp Theatre Company

Open Clasp Theatre Company

Charity information

Open Clasp Theatre Company

Open Clasp works with women/ young women in north east England to create powerful theatre which values & communicates their voices and experiences to communities and professionals, fostering empathy.

Founded 1998

  • Mission statement

    Open Clasp Theatre Company is passionate about accessing entertaining and challenging theatre and drama inspired by women to communities all over the North East and have been doing so since 1998. Open Clasp's work shines a light on the lived experiences of all women raising understanding of important and often hidden issues through the creation of performances which are relevant, brave and thought provoking.

  • Aims

    Open Clasp Theatre Company aims to:

    • Demonstrate the commonality of women's experience.
    • Challenge oppression.
    • Value women and raise their aspirations.
    • Give women a voice - to each other, to society, to policy makers.
    • Empower women, including the most disempowered.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1998

    Registered Charity Number: 1108000

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 1

    Phone number: 0191 272 4063

    Address: The Stephenson Building, 173 Elswick Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6SQ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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