About the Theatre
The Tobacco Factory Theatre is a dynamic, innovative and popular studio theatre located at the heart of one of the fastest growing areas in Bristol. It is a hub of creation, development and learning and produces and presents a diverse and exciting programme of theatre and other performing arts.
The Tobacco Factory Theatre produces and presents excellent art in unique, intimate and visceral spaces. It aims to be a cultural flagship for the local community, an innovative social and cultural hub and an inspirational model of urban renewal.
- We started as an experiment and we encourage experimentation.
- We are ambitious and we encourage ambition: we tell epic stories in a small space.
- We seek as wide an audience for our work as possible.
- Our diverse programme is our cornerstone but we are a place of creation, development and learning, as well as performance.
- We never forget that our audience is our reason for existence.
- Produce and present a year-round rich and varied programme of theatre and other performing arts.
- Be a cultural resource that is accessible to, and works positively for, its community.
- Develop partnerships with individual artists, theatre companies, venues and other organisations locally, nationally and internationally.
- Be managerially and financially sustainable.
“ The Tobacco Factory is an inspiring venue. ”Sylvestra Le Touzel