Company No; 7478921

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Handprint Theatre make theatre for and with young people.

 Using storytelling, physical theatre, British Sign Language and a combination of anything they can get their hands on, the company strive to empower young audiences.


Handprint create theatre and education projects which are accessible to both Deaf and Hearing audiences not segregating but allowing all to see performances which communicate across language, disability or culture.  



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Company No; 7478921

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Thank You for supporting our 2018!


Newham Schools Network with whom we will be visiting again this January for a fabulous tour of their Citizenship topic.


University of Reading


Pleasance Theatre, Litmus Fest

Joyce Dunbar, Jane Ray and the Agency

Deaf Unity

for supporting the development of our new family show Moonbird.


The schools we regulary visit across London whereby the students having been continually wowing us with their incredible passion and talented acting.


The Victoria and Albert Museum for supporting our collaborative show based on the incredible Frida Kahlo.


Arts Council England for supporting the R &D for Moonbird.


The incredible team at Discover, Stratford and their Mighty Mega families, for the wonderful carnival extravaganza.


Mousetrap Theatre projects for supporting us, and raising the profile for projects for young Deaf people.


All the audiences and families that we have met this year on such a range of projects.

It really has been our biggest year yet!


But now 2019

our 10th year birthday will take us into new adventures and we hope all our supporters can come along with us.

We look forward to sharing more stories, imaginations and fabulous young talent in the year ahead.


We love to find creative and accessible ways to teach the curriculum,

so do continue to contact us with any tricky topics - we love a challenge!


Marian Hoddy & Laura Goulden, Directors of Handprint Theatre

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'This is the best day ever'

Young person, January 2018


'Very easy contact and excellent communication'

Teacher 2018

'We have always had positive and excellent collaboration'

Primary and EYFS Teacher, 2018


'I think everything was just perfect, colour, interaction'

Audience member 2017


'Smiles & laughter in every session is the feedback you could ask for'

Welmede Foundation



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