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Finding Our Common Wealth

At the start of 2024, Common Wealth began a new venture, employing a Performance Collective, a group of young, working-class creatives who are paid two […]

A Year at Common Space

A Year at Common Space   In 2021, there has been lots going on at Common Wealth Theatre, but one thing we would like to […]

New Chapters

Some news from us, Company Manager Tracy Basu is leaving Common Wealth for pastures new to take up the role as Executive Director at Eden […]

Young Board Member Call Out

Common Wealth are recruiting two new Board members from Bradford between the ages of 18-30 to represent young people. These new Board members will be […]

GWYL MAE’R DYFODOL YMA

Y celfyddydau yng Nghymru a thu hwnt: Symud y cydbwysedd a chyd-greu newid cymdeithasol Sut mae artistiaid yng Nghymru a thu hwnt yn galluogi newid […]

THE FUTURE IS HERE

    How are artists creating social change? What is co-creation? What does it mean? How do we do it? Can the arts operate from […]

Play and process during Covid-19

There’s been so much written about the product, the economy, the money that theatre makes – that I wanted to write something about process. Common […]

There is an Alternative

  Our brilliant thinker and Company Manager Tracy Basu has written some great words about the importance of creativity and alternative thinking: I was born […]

Moving Roots Touring Network

It’s OFFICIAL! Common Wealth is part of the MOVING ROOTS TOURING NETWORK. So What does it mean? It means we are looking for incredible artists […]

Chantal’s Edinburgh Blog

Monday ! Brunch! The This is Wales mixer was held at a lovely vegan cafe outside of the centre, a great opportunity to meet the artists […]

10 days in the life of Speakers Corner

  In 10 days we did all this!! 5th March– Mental Health First Aid Training led by See Inside Me Campaigners and Zakia 8th March […]

We live in extraordinary times

            In April 2019 Rhiannon went with a UK delegation to take part in the social transformation submit as part of the […]

The Wedding of the Year!

Did you hear about The Wedding of the Year?! On Saturday 21st July 2018, a group of wonderful women united from different parts of West Yorkshire, at Bradford Town Hall to marry themselves.

PASS IT ON

Working class women are the stronghold of society – they create and weave together the fabric of every community. It is vital for women to […]

Common Wealth Showreel!

Very proud of this, showreel of work from 2013-2018, filmed and edited by Jack King with music by Wojciech Rusin. Featuring No Guts, No Heart, […]

Class – a statement

Common Wealth would like to make clear that we are not involved in ‘The Elephant in the room’ led by Ellie Harrison. Common Wealth does […]

Incredible the things they see

Where we are in the world. Pilsen. A place rich with a cultural resistance, walls of art adorn the streets gathered through the years, created […]

Who we are in the world

Our first workshop at Albany Park Theatre project (APTP) is about who we are in the World. APTP is a theatre housed in an old […]

The wall of respect

Downtown, Chicago We the people see the truth.  It’s the 50th Anniversary commemoration of the wall of respect and we’re here to see an exhibition […]

No Guts, No Heart, No Glory on BBC4 !

No Guts, No Heart, No Glory will be on BBC4 on November 15th 2015! Now on iplayer until 8th December 2015 !! Watch here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06pyvlh/on-stage-live-from-television-centre […]

New actors

Working with people who’ve never performed before always throws up tricky questions around definitions, often these actors are called non-actors – even though they are […]

Post-show discussion: ‘Our Glass House’

Every performance of ‘Our Glass House’ was followed by a post-show discussion. Here are some thoughts, messages and things we often talked about in them. […]

Audience Engagement, Bradford

With so much talk of ‘who sees art’ lately, I wanted to write about Common Wealth’s mission statement, ‘to make theatre for people who don’t […]

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