We are a diversity-led company creating exciting new theatre with social justice at its heart. We give a voice to those whose stories are not heard – and give those stories life.

From its centre in Oxford, Mandala aims to reach out to the world. Our work connects people and brings them together, because we believe that the arts are a force for change.

In the press

“Brilliantly performed by its dynamic young cast, this is a play that doesn’t provide answers but forces us to think, and to think hard, about how our society values its young people…”
Jenny Lewis, Oxford Times

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Atiha Sen Gupta Exclusive!

We spoke to the author of Castaways about her story and how her own experiences inspired her writing…

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Find out what we’re up to

We’re involved in some exciting projects and research. Our play, Castaways, is on tour. And Mandala Young Company has taken a show, Antigone, to Oxford and Grenoble. Visit our news page and join our mailing list for updates.

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An outdoor fire show created by our Young Company celebrates 30 years of Oxford-Grenoble twinning. See it in Oxford at Florence Park on Wednesday 24th April at both 7.30pm and 8.30pm plus two more the following day at Gloucester Green again at 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

More info here