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
Read and comment on the Active Inquiry Blog
Flashback Drama - Our permanent devising company will be starting up from 16th January continuing work on the Leith Moves project exploring the history of Leith Docks. Check out our Flashback page for more information.
The Active Inquiry Podcast - Have a listen and tell us what you think.
Spect-Act - Our 2 year project, funded by Creative Scotland, culminates this year with a Community Festival in May and performances as part of the Fringe in August. Read more about this on our Current Projects page.
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.