A unique theatre company

Formed in 1997, based in Bristol, and with seventy four productions to its credit, Stepping Out Theatre is the country's leading mental health theatre group. It has produced a wide range of work on mental health themes and is open to people who have used mental health services and their allies.

Mark Rylance, Patron

"The work Stepping Out Theatre is doing should be supported by all interested in a society that is healthy. Stepping Out understands and does not shy away from the possibility that theatre, the ancient art of these islands North West of Europe, is a transformative and healing activity which brings joy into people's lives. If you want to hear something true, go and hear what Stepping Out Theatre are saying. I only found myself in theatre, and I hear that Stepping Out is helping other people do the same. I have great hopes for this company and deep respect for what they are doing right now."

Next Show

Hunters. Gatherers.

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What makes us human?

Our ancestors hunted and gathered. In the struggle for resources, mates and survival, we continue the long process of evolution in unlikely ways and in the strangest places.

Harry hunts the Lizard People responsible for murdering the man he loved. Benny hides away in his flat surrounded by the TV show memorabilia he is hording. We are all still hunters and gatherers.

A group of writer / performers offers a diverse, kaleidoscopic series of modern perspectives on the most ancient of human activities.

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26 Mar 2019 to 07 Apr 2019
The Alma Tavern Theatre, Bristol
£12 / £10
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Latest News

Lunar Sea gets article in The Stage
Sep 2018

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The adventures of the Lunar Sea team in Finland have been recognised by The Stage.

Click on the image below to read their article.

Mind Your Music Crowdfunding Launch!
Aug 2018

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The joint Stepping Out Theatre / Mind Your Music event Baroque and Roll at Kings Weston House will launch a 6 week crowdfunding appeal that will decide the future of our sister mental health music group Mind Your Music. Their funding is running out fast and the stakes could not be higher. Will Mind Your Music survive into 2019 and beyond?

Watch the fantastic video promoting the appeal here.

Donate to the crowdfunding appeal here.

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Stepping Out Theatre
19 Webb Court, Park Road
Bristol BS11 0FH

Registered charity - 1117912

e. info@steppingouttheatre.co.uk
m. 07790 980688

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