Why theatre? Bond Street Theatre spends much of its time in hotspots around the world, looking to give marginalized people a voice and agency. Theatre uplifts, informs, inspires - it attracts, rather than coerces. Theatre is Creative Diplomacy. At a time when diplomacy is most needed, here are two stories to paint the picture...
Being able to adapt to change is one of the factors that has contributed to the Magdalena Project’s long and diverse history. Over the course of 33 years, the project has evolved according to the needs of the network at particular times and places. Now, another subtle change is happening, at a structural level that most in the network won’t even notice, but one that raises important questions and opportunities for the future of the project.
Magdalena Aotearoa has made it into the pages of the official New Zealand History website, with an article that traces the group's journey from its beginning, through the organisation and realisation of an international festival in 1999 and up to the present day.
Bond Street Theatre joins Dining for Women in helping women around the world! Thanks to generous support from Dining for Women, we are embarking on three-year creative arts projects for women in Afghanistan, Malaysia and Myanmar!