Wide Eyed Theatre
Welcome to our website. We are an East Kent Performing Arts Company dedicated to producing performance with participants at the heart of the process.
- Wide Eyed Theatre create, perform and work with drama and storytelling. Our work is sourced from stories that are old and new, dark and exciting, wondrous and real to create a unique strand of performance storytelling that is intimate, relaxed and involving.
- We challenge the process of making performance by always putting participants at the heart of the creative process of devising and producing.
- We are experts in working with all children and young people and use our ethos, and their creativity to make ideas come alive, increase confidence and open theatre and performance to new generations.
- We can apply our working method to other groups, such as CPD for people working with children, artists and other instances where it is appropriate and beneficial
Our mission statement: Wide Eyed Theatre’s mission is to improve the cultural engagement, wellbeing and creative learning of Children and Young People through Drama and Storytelling. We do this by putting participants at the heart of the process, partnership working and young people led projects.
Our aims are:
- To facilitate groups who regularly make performance with and alongside Wide Eyed Theatre
- To create performances for children and young people with them at the heart of the process
- To create excellence in the standard of work aimed at young people by providing CPD and workshops in using our techniques & approach
- To encourage new and regular audiences to attend theatre and arts events and create opportunities for participants