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 promotes increased participation in the arts as a catalyst for active involvement in 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 - After our sold out shows in the Leith Festival and Forest Fringe our Flashback group starts again on Monday 14th October 2013 to begin devising a new piece on the theme of "Independence". Check out our Flashback page for more information.
Resilience - We are just beginning our new Legislative Theatre project in Leith exploring how community groups and organisations can become more resilient and be able to thrive whilst under attack in our current economic and political climate. Read more on our Current Projects page.
Edinburgh Festival 2013 – It was great to be involved in the Edinburgh Festivals in August with sold-out performances from our Flashback group and the opportunity to be involved in a debate about the role of arts in social change.
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.