Our Black Dog Theatre Creation is now entering its fifth project and we couldn't be anymore excited. Our group is open to adults suffering from poor confidence, self-esteem or mental health issues. We are now also welcoming family, friends or anyone who cares and supports those affected by mental health issues to join us to. We are a very friendly, supportive group who simply use performance skills to have fun and build our confidence. 

The Colchester Black Dog Theatre Creation 


Where? Colchester Christian Spiritualist Church, 1 Recreation Road Colchester CO1 2HE

When? Every Wednesday


What time? 1.00-2.30pm

Is there parking? Yes 

What do we do?
-Developing confidence 
-Drama games 
-Working with puppets 
-Working with masks
-Developing a chorus
-Fun with Performance poetry
-Movement and voice activities 
-Developing stories 
-Bringing children's stories to life
-Exploring historical stories and bringing them to life
-Creating characters 
-Making our own staging & props
-Fun with tongue twisters 
-Stories from postcards and pictures 
-Music and song workshops 
-Devising plays 
-Trips to the theatre
-Fundraising activities 
-Creating our own short films 
-Creative writing 
-Developing independence 
-Team work 
-Making costumes and sound effects 
and lots lots more... 
Volunteers needed
We’re also be looking for volunteers who may like to get involved to help to support the project in or workshops. (Please note that all staff and volunteers are subject to a DBS check)

Interested in joining us? 

No problem! Just send us an email at: