Icon Theatre announces second large-scale participatory production for 2022

The Ballad of St John's Car Park will celebrate the positive power of community activism.

Icon Theatre Wins Music and Drama Education Award for Theatre31

Drama & Theatre Magazine chooses Icon's youth-led programme for the Editor's Award.

Ahead of the Curve

Journalist and author Lyn Gardner speaks to the company and creative team about making If Not Now.

Icon Theatre Announces If Not Now

Icon Theatre will present If Not Now, a stunning large-scale movement-based production exploring the climate crisis.

Part Of The Community

Will blogs about starting at Chatham Youth Theatre and the impact being involved in Icon's productions has had for him.

Journey To Icon

Theo blogs about his work experience with Icon: "it's made me more excited and confident about pursuing a career"

‘Icon Theatre has given me new friends, taught me new skills and challenged my lack of self-belief’
— Community Performer
'It was the first time I got to see drama as something for myself and something I could actively participate in and enjoy.'
— Tef - Icon Youth Theatre (Medway)
'It helps you learn, it helps you grow and become more of what you want to become.'
— Ruby - Icon Youth Theatre (Medway)
'Theatre31 did a great job of making the children feel comfortable and you could see their confidence grow within the session!'
— Year 5 teacher, Queenborough School and Nursery, Sheppey
★★★★ ‘It is easy to take for granted the acting skills of a top theatre company. But when actors embody characters as superbly as this, you can’t help but notice.’
— The New Statesman
‘It has been lifechanging. Lady Unchained has helped get my life changed, I’ve started to look for opportunities on the outside, and see that there is life after prison.’
— Young Artist, Cookham Wood Young People’s Theatre Programme

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