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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.
Our Current Season
Forest Forge News
In full bloom- Kaite O'Reilly blog on Woman of Flowers
Woman of Flowers is now out on the road. Kaite O'Reilly shares her feelings with us one week into the tour:Read More...
Making Language Visual - Kaite O"Reilly blog on Woman of Flowers
Turning written text into visual, physical language – transforming words on the page into signs and gestures that take flight…. I love working with Jean St Clair. In her London apartment this week, I worked with her and Sophie Stone, transforming written text from my new play Woman of Flowers into flowing, beautiful visual language.Read More...
Woman of Flowers read through
We have had the first read through of Woman of Flowers to a small invited audience. It was great for the creative team to hear the piece out loud and to have ideas from the actors in the room. Here are some pictures of the day:Read More...
The Director's Blog
And she flies!
So the show is now up and as I write this it is getting some incredible reponses from people who are seeing it at The Pleasance. It has been quite a journey- from the cafe of the Millenium Centre in Cardiff in 2012 hatching a plan with Kaite through to its realisation in 2014. It has been a wonderful collaboration and I thank all those people who have made it possible. But now I want to know what you think and so please go to the Woman of Flowers page on this website and send us a comment.Read More...