Monday, February 19, 2018

"To know and to transform - that is our goal" Augusto Boal


We are an arts company based in Leith, Edinburgh committed to creating exciting new theatre and arts projects with and for communities. We are particularly interested in the work of Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed.

A video of our Divided We Fall? event in May 2013.

ACTive INquiry enables grassroots communities to make and use excellent theatre as a catalyst to uncover and challenge injustice.

We believe in a Scotland in which grassroots communities engage with the arts and the democratic process, contribute to change which is both necessary and possible, and build a more just society.

“A fascinating insight into how theatre can be used to influence community activism and promote positive change.” Audience member, SPACE

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Latest news:

Flashback - Our devising group starts a brand new project on Monday 2nd October and is always looking for new members. Check out our Flashback page for more info.

Connecting Lives - All the Companies that we support in the Spect-Act Network will be working together to create a new piece of theatre for performances in December. Check out our Current Projects page for more info.

LegiLab -Working with partners from Theatre Companies across Europe we will be exploring and developing Legislative Theatre. Check out our Current Projects page for more info.

The Active Inquiry Podcast - Have a listen and tell us what you think.

Blog – The Active Inquiry Blog has now been launched! Check it out on our Blog page and feel free to leave a comment or question.

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