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‘The lives of these young people are being transformed in extraordinary ways’

Mike Leigh, Film Director
New Vic Borderlines All Our Daughters?

Education & Community

The New Vic believes in the power of theatre to change lives. We want to involve as many people as possible in both theatre-going and theatre-making.

That’s why, in addition to our programme of in-house professional productions, an extensive community involvement is central to everything we do.

Our visionary and award-winning community programmes are among the most successful in the country, involving thousands of people each year, many from the most disadvantaged backgrounds. We are tackling urgent social problems head on, building a better future for individuals and for their communities.

Last year alone, more than 10,000 people were involved in more than 100 projects, everything from reading clubs in primary schools to tackling car crime in North Staffordshire.

This important work is delivered by two theatre departments: New Vic Borderlines, which uses theatre to address the social agenda, and New Vic Education, which works particularly within formal education.

To find out more about the New Vic’s work with the community, contact:

New Vic Borderlines
Adhia Mahmood:

tel: 01782 381368
email: amahmood@newvictheatre.org.uk

New Vic Education
Lynn Parry:
tel: 01782 381366
email: lparry@newvictheatre.org.uk

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New Vic Borderlines

Borderlines

What do we do? New Vic Borderlines is the award-winning initiative using theatre in social contexts. It works regionally, nationally and internationally,…

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Appetite

A feast for local people Appetite’s mission is to get more people in Stoke-on-Trent to experience and be inspired by the arts.…

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Tale Trail to The Borrowers

Education

The Education team at the New Vic provides creative learning opportunities for everyone from four-years-old and upwards. No experience is needed and…

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Volunteers

Volunteers are vital members of the New Vic Team who share a love of theatre and give freely of their time to…

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