Seeking new Trustees

Can you help Attic Theatre Company develop its participatory and youth arts programme and marketing reach? We are looking for new Trustees particularly with experience in Participatory Arts or Youth Arts and/or marketing and PR expertise to join our board and play a full part in developing and overseeing the strategy of this exciting and […]

Navigating change – a new dawn

So, we are facing a new dawn. With Jonny, our longstanding Artistic Director leaving after seven years to pursue new ventures and Lizzie, our Creative Engagement Producer securing a full-time role, and both announcing their departure in the same week, I’ll admit, I panicked. I thought ‘I can’t do this on my own’. But of […]

Creating Chance Encounters

A blog from our Creative Engagement Producer, Bryony: Since October 2020, we at Attic have been working with a group of residents at Oaks Court in Morden to co-create a toolkit to bring people together. We began this project in response to a call-out from Clarion Futures in early 2020, asking organisations to develop a […]

Ten months of change

When Covid landed last year, like most people, we didn’t know what hit us. Our whole approach up until that point had been working with people together, in rooms, to perform theatre, run workshops or creative events. However, within a few weeks it became clear we needed to respond by working in new way, reimagining […]

The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon

I’ve been running Attic for over 18 months and even before I started the story of Rose Lamartine Yates seemed fascinating to me. Over the past year I started searching, and whilst there is knowledge locally, much held by the fantastic Sarah Gould at Merton’s Heritage Department, and a student doing a PhD on her […]

Taking our communities with us

Over the last year I’ve been thinking a lot about how we relate to and get to know the communities near to us in south London better and place our work at the centre of their lives.  Last year our production of The Death of Ivan Ilyich toured local libraries and engaged new, diverse audiences […]

A new year

A new year is an exciting time – you can look ahead and reflect on the year past. I’ve been AD at Attic for a year now and what are my new years resolutions? The first has got to be to make ourselves indispensable to our local community. In many ways we already are – […]

What does it mean to serve a local audience?

What does it mean to serve a local audience? We are based in Mitcham, produce work in the borough of Merton and beyond as well as running successful work with our community. What is the best way of us speaking with and giving this audience something which inspires, invigorates and excites them? These are big […]