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EGO was established in 2006.  A performance company that delivers accessible, original and diverse creative projects.

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EGO has developed many strands that offer training and opportunities in theatre making, music, comedy and film.  With weekly sessions for children from 4 years old through to Adults and the Elderly. Most recently we have developed an entire program of work to meet the needs of young people and adults with learning disabilities.

EGO Workshops:

Little EGO: Making Theatre with Children. 4 to 7 year olds. 

 

Our Little EGO group never ceases to amaze us. To date they have created three of their own shows and taken part in other ensemble productions with our older performers. Their energy, imagination and creativity are boundless. If you are looking for something special for your little one, we highly recommend this lovely group.

‘Since our daughter has been coming to EGO her confidence has grown and we have watched her blossom, learn and have so much fun!’ Little EGO Parent.

Every Saturday

13:00 | 1.5 hrs £25 a month.

Please note there is a maximum capacity of 12 for Little EGO. This ensures we provide a high quality provision for your children.

 

Super EGO: Making Theatre with Children and Adults together. 8+

 

Here at EGO there’s no audition! Super EGO welcomes all people of different ages and abilities who want to make great theatre with a larger cast. It has to be said that Super EGO have created some of our most off the wall, eccentric, imaginative scripts. Stage craft, vocal and physical skills, devising and rehearsals make up the process of producing a Super EGO Show. With two productions a year, Super EGO is always very busy.

‘Over the years we have seen some fantastic, funny and moving shows.’ Super EGO Parent

‘Our daughter has enjoyed being part of EGO enormously and we have enjoyed being part of it too.’ Super EGO Parent

Every Saturday

10:30 | 2 hrs £25 a month.

Please note there is a maximum capacity of 35 for Super EGO. This ensures we provide a high quality provision for our members.

 

Alter EGO: Youth Theatre for young people with Learning Disabilities. Aged 14-25.

 

Our staff at EGO have been working closely with Richard Hayhow (Theatre Director and Co-Author of ‘Learning Disability and Contemporary Theatre’) to set up a youth theatre programme specifically aimed at young people with learning disabilities. They meet once a week and together create original theatre productions.

‘I’ve really noticed a difference in my son‘s confidence since he has been coming to Alter EGO, he loves it!’ Alter EGO Parent

Every Wednesday

18:00 | 2hrs £25 a month.

Our Alter EGO group has a limited capacity of 15 members to ensure we can deliver bespoke workshops that meet individual needs.

 

EGO Boost: Making Theatre with Teenagers. Aged 14- 18. 

 

Our young actors are extremely talented and create challenging, relevant and provoking theatre. This group produce a new show each year. They also have a number of exceptional shows in repertoire that are often booked for festivals. EGO Boost have toured their work nationally and internationally. The EGO Boost members are a lovely bunch. They are really supportive and welcome new members with open arms.

‘I have met the most amazing people who I hope will be my friends for life. Thank you for being my second family.’ EGO Boost Member

Every Thursday

18:30 | 2hrs £25 a month.

Please note there is a maximum capacity of 22 for EGO Boost. This ensures we provide a high quality provision for our members.

 

EGO Mix: Making Productions with Adults with Learning Disabilities. 

 

EGO Mix is so popular we’ve got two groups! Meeting up every week to develop theatre skills and create two shows each year.

EGO Orchestra, our unique band of musicians perform their own compositions as well as cover songs. They perform at our Mix productions and their own gigs.

EGO Creates produce very high quality works of art. Ranging from designs for theatre posters to painting sets, from making Frosty the Snowman to button badges. No challenge is too big for this group!

‘The whole experience has just been great!’ EGO Mix Member

EGO Mix Every Tuesday

10:00 | 2 hrs | Group 1

12:30 | 2 hrs | Group 2

Max.Capacity: 20

EGO Orchestra Every Wednesday

10:30 | 2 hrs

Max.Capacity: 10

EGO Creates Every Thursday

10:30 | 2 hrs

Max.Capacity: 25

Please note all groups are £5 per Session.

 

Big EGO: Making Theatre with Adults. 18+

 

Big EGO are true professionals! In fact some of our members work professionally in theatre. Big EGO shows always offer our audiences a great night out. With outstanding performances that are often riddled with dark humour and intriguing plots. Big EGO is a fantastic group for those who want an opportunity to make seriously good original theatre.

‘99% of the things I’ve ever been proud of have been things I‘ve done with EGO’ Big EGO Member.

‘I’ve developed so much as a performer and have made the greatest of friends’ Big EGO Member.

Every Monday

18:30 | 2hrs £25 a month.

Please note there is a maximum capacity of 20 for Big EGO. This ensures we provide a high quality provision for our members.

Bold As Bard: Working with the Classics 18+

 

Working with RSC associate artist and award winning actor Katy Stephens, professional actor and vocal coach John Fagan and EGO Performance Company comes a brand new opportunity to explore the dramatical works, style and language of William Shakespeare in a weekly workshop.

Every Sunday 

14:00 | 2hrs £45 a month.

18-30? Not in education? Not working? Please contact us for further information of how you can discover your hidden talents within the classics!

 

 

Bold Productions:  Creative Arts 

 

Working with two of our resident professional artists Jane Bush and Mike Page is a brand new opportunity to get creative! From designing theatre sets, making stage props and creative art pieces you can discover your hidden talents in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. 

18-30? Not in education? Not working? Join one of our four groups and develop your creative art skills for free!

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday 

10:00 | 2 hrs

 

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