“‘I felt challenged, connected, expressive, surprised and filled with new methods, connections and inspirations to work with. ”
Participant at Hector Aristizabal Workshop May 2017
“This kind of theatre gives the actors a unique opportunity to be witnessed in their transformations. I feel it helps them acknowledge how far they have travelled, to be able to perform their stories in front of an audience, TO BE SEEN RATHER THAN TO HIDE. To be part of, rather than excluded. It certainly helps them find confidence. Thank you for making such journeys possible! ”
Valérie Fabre, Audience from ‘Keep Holding My Hand’
“It has been a creative, intense and beautiful collective creation. The workshop has made me realise that the answers are not obvious or easy, but we will only be able to take positive steps through collaboration and empowerment if we act together.”
Dina, participant at a Forum Theatre workshop about refugees.
“Our students are often quite closed, but when they do drama with Acting Now they are completely different, it makes them feel happy and free.”
Amy Spencer, HLF Project Manager and Tutor at Rowan
“My social life has improved along with reducing my anxiety. The projects I’m part of have showed me nothing but love and friendship and welcomed me with an open heart. I gain pleasure from going to Acting Now groups and look forward every session. A big thank you to Marina and the Acting Now team”.
Neil Graham, Making Changes group participant
“All the participants found the Theatre of the Oppressed workshop absolutely fantastic. You’ve got a big fan club in Madrid!”
Ángeles Tébar Medina, Education Manager at La Casa Encendida (Spain)
“It’s amazing to see the students being able to perform in public, I had never thought that this would happen! Theatre is a such an amazing tool.”
Bridget Cusack, former Marketing and Development Manager at Rowan