Our artist development and commissioning programme, collaborating with a vibrant network of Associate Artists
committed to co-production with communities, and creating
 artistic projects which make positive change to the world.

21st Century Tea Dances

Entelechy Arts takes the conventional form of the tea dance and brings it kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Events mix live music with video, theatre, dance performance, story-telling, dancing and singing all served up with tea and cake…

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Artist Support and Development

We regularly support the development of artistic talent by providing opportunities, training and support for independent artists working with us, as well as artists working regionally and nationally…

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Discoveries in Distanced Arts

Academic research, led by Queen Mary University of London and Entelechy Arts and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part of UK Research and Innovation…

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Moving Day

Moving Day is a site-specific theatre performance devised and performed by Glorious Age for Lewisham Borough of Culture…

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What Will Survive of Us

A hopeful project designed to engage people in curating their own creative history – currently in the research and development phase…

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You Should Go To Everywhere

A poetry-inspired project in collaboration with residents of Manley Court nursing home which will be part of Deptford Literature Festival 2022…

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Age Against The Machine Festival of Creative Ageing

Past project

Age Against the Machine is the London Borough of Lewisham’s Festival of Creative Ageing. This ground-breaking arts festival will explore the ways creativity can promote positive ageing, and make a fundamental impact on quality of life.

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BED in Japan

Past project

Artistic Director David Slater is in Japan working on a new BED piece with the Saitama Gold Theatre Company…

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Falling & Flying

Past project

Falling & Flying is a long-term collaboration between Entelechy Arts and contemporary circus company Upswing.

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Home Sweet Home

Past project

Collaborating with Freedom Studios in Bradford and the Arc in Stockton on Tees, we co-produced Home Sweet Home. A play that told the stories of residents surviving life in a residential care home…

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Theatre of Wandering

Past project

Part of Coventry City of Culture and in collaboration with Japanese theatre company OiBokkeShi, Theatre of Wandering is a performance that draws upon a community’s experiences and reflections about what it is to live with dementia…

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