Welcome to The Performance Ensemble

The Performance Ensemble is an ensemble theatre company of performers aged 60 years and older. We work with performers from various cultural backgrounds; creating contemporary theatre for audiences of all ages.

The Ensemble works in the space between professional, community and amateur arts. We believe that engaging the energy and talent of older artists from diverse backgrounds and skills will reap rich artistic rewards. In turn, we wish to inspire and excite a wide range of audiences across ages, as well as social and cultural backgrounds.

The Ensemble blurs the divide between community and professional arts. We aspire to create world class theatre performance that emerges from the heart of communities.

The Performance Ensemble


The Performance Ensemble works across the UK, building a unique style of professional theatre and reflecting the lives of the performers we work with.

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Recent projects include 'In The Kingdom That Danced' at Luminate Festival 2014 and 'Dancing Days' at Luminate Festival 2013.



Our maiden project saw 'Dancehall of Dreams' at West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2014, and continues with 'Anniversary' later this year.

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The latest news on the company in general, as well as our forthcoming project 'Anniversary' which comes to WYP in September 2016.

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