Latest News

  • ACE funding awarded to Mandala

    Arts Council England has awarded Mandala Theatre Company one of its Grants for the Arts, giving us the green light to take our new show, Castaways, on tour to more than 15 venues in 2018. Artistic director Yasmin Sidhwa said: “We know that competition for […]

  • Rehearsed readings of new play

    Castaways, Mandala’s second play has seen rehearsed readings in London, Oxford, Luton, and Stockton-on-Tees. Written by Atiha Sen Gupta, the play has been provoking post-show debate amongst invited audiences of young people.

  • Actors’ call out

    We are looking to meet professional, young actors whose playing age can be 17 – 21 years old, with a passion for new writing. We will be auditioning actors in 3s, a timetable for which will be sent out nearer the time. More information. Auditions […]

  • New show is part of Oxford’s Offbeat Festival

    Mandala’s brand new production, Collector of Tears, launches as part of Oxford’s Offbeat Festival in June. Don’t miss the show, on Monday 26 June, before it travels to Grenoble as part of an international festival of youth theatre. More information.

  • Calling Londoners – Mandala is at Tara Arts this week

    Night Light comes to London, where the play will be performed at Tara Arts, Earlsfield from Wednesday Feb 1 to Saturday Feb 4, with a post-show discussion on Thursday Feb 2. After that, it’s up to Derby

  • Night Light January tour starts in Liverpool

    Mandala will be on tour with Night Light in Liverpool, Bradford, London and Derby through January and February. Click here for schedule.

  • Mandala training – creative workshops

    The first of our weekly creative theatre workshops for 16-25 year olds starts on November 3 at Ark-T Centre, Crowell Road, Oxford OX4 3LN. Courses run weekly from 3 November to 15 December 2016 (seven weeks) and 27 April to 22 June 2017 (nine weeks). […]

  • Enthusiastic response for Night Light in Oxford

    “Nadia Davids’ play – a frank and emotional eye opener to the terror refugees flee and the rejection they face on coming here.” Sam Bennett, Ox Magazine. Read the full review. “Night Light at Pegasus tonight was a moving fabulously acted portrayal of the problems […]

  • Night Light: the first comments are in

    Night Light had its première at Birmingham’s Old Rep on 27 September and received a standing ovation, with first-night sell-out performance. It has stirred and moved audiences in Birmingham and Oxford on the first leg of its national tour. Coming up next: London’s Tramshed Theatre, […]

  • High profile line-up for Night Light discussions

    Just announced, the panel for the show’s post-show debates in Birmingham and Oxford. In Birmingham: Dave Stamp (Project Manager, Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team- ASIRT); Jenny Phillimore Professor of Migration and Superdiversity (Birmingham University); Habib Rezaie, Gull Zada and Winta Teddy (apprentice Researchers); Nadia […]