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Welcome to Forest Forge Theatre Company
Forest Forge is one of the UK’s leading small-scale touring theatre companies. It specialises in creating professional performances and Creative Learning projects that share people’s stories and experiences, with the ongoing aim of inspiring, engaging and transforming communities. The company is particularly interested in new writing.
Forest Forge is committed to making theatre accessible by touring work directly into people’s communities, to a variety of venues and working with a range of people through bespoke projects and workshops.
Forest Forge makes theatre performances and workshops that sometimes challenge and are sometimes unexpected, but always inspiring.
The company is based in Ringwood on the edge of the New Forest and has been touring work for over 30 years.
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Forest Forge News
New beginnings, first drafts and in praise of rural touring
Kaite O'Reilly shares her thoughts on new beginnings, first drafts and in praise of rural touring.Read More...
Become a Forest Forge Ambassador
Forest Forge are welcoming young and old to be a hands on part of the Spring 2014 tour.
We are exciting to be looking for volunteer ambassadors who will experience the glamour of touring first hand while helping the company. We are looking for enthusiastic people to come out on the Battle Lines tour with us and be part of the Forest Forge family.
Ambassadors will work front of house and help us to reach new audiences, by welcoming audience members, carrying out audience research, supporting our community events and generally be part of our public-facing activities as we make and tour new plays over the next three years.
If you would like to get involved then there is more information on our website:
Deadline for applications is the 28 January.
First review for Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables has started its tour and already received a great review from The Stage.Read More...
The Director's Blog
3rd week of Battle Lines
Well it's all go at the Forge- For the past 3 days we have worked through all 3 pieces and tonight we will plot all of the sound and lights so that tomorrow we can run all 3 plays and tech as we go. The costumes look great- Karen has done a fab job at evoking the 3 periods. We have also been on the Royal Forces Radio this week- some singing and the cast and David being interviewed- all sounded great.Read More...