An ‘at-a-glance’ look at our projects and achievements over the years
Awarded funds from ACE’s Catalyst programme as part of a consortium with other theatre companies.
2004 : Timeline
Overall winners of GlaxoSmithKline’s Impact Awards for excellence in community health, receiving a prize of £30,000.
W&T became a Creative Partnerships partner to a cluster of 5 schools.
Victoria Firth was appointed as the first General Manager, to co-run the Company with Janice.
1995 : Timeline
Over time the member’s interests diversified and one by one 3 of the 4 co-founders left to pursue different interests. Janice Connolly remained committed to the Company & in 1995 became Artistic Director.
1990 : Timeline
W&T began working with West Midlands Probation Service.
1989 : Timeline
In response to the need for public education around HIV, W&T began to focus its work on health and social care issues developing a national reputation for excellence in the field of Theatre in Health Education. While retaining the core principle of representing women’s experience, W&T began working with male & mixed groups.
Barry Matthews of Bissell & Brown Ltd, produced W&T’s Annual Accounts & has done so ever since!
Nine women took part in a course of drama workshops funded by the Workers Educational Association entitled Women & Theatre, which led to a devised piece called Choices.