Roots and Wings Theatre for Young Audiences

Roots and Wings Theatre for Young Audiences

Roots and Wings is a Theatre for Young Audiences company.Specialising in creating work for Early Years, Roots and Wings celebrates and encourages creativity, imagination and individuality in children, and their families.Although the main focus of Roots and Wings is Early Years, young people of all ages and abilities are at the heart of our work. Drawing in ideas from children themselves, as well as from the world around them, we aim to stimulate young imaginations, and to develop their ideas into creative work.Theatre for Young Audiences starts from birth, and Roots and Wings believes in supporting the roots of imaginative nurturing until children discover their creative wings.

Creative Director: Nicola Dereham

Associate Artists: Mark Flynn and Charlotte Williams




“There are two lasting bequests we can give to our children. One is roots. The other is wings.” Hodding Carter Jnr.

Roots and Wings c/o Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street
Portsea, Portsmouth
Roots and Wings exists for one reason: to create quality theatre for young audiences.Our mission is to produce and present an ambitious programme of the best theatre for children and young people. As the company develops, we aim to work in partnership with Groundlings Theatre, and other arts organisations, and always to develop new work by interacting with young people, and placing them at the heart of the creative process.We offer: performances, workshops, TIE sessions, holiday clubs, regular children and youth theatre sessions.For more information on prices, and tailoring a workshop package for schools and nurseries, please email: upcoming shows, please go to:
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