Reading Rep was founded with a gift of just £1,000, match funded by Reading Borough Council. Eight years later we have created nearly 20 professional productions with many of the leading theatres and artists in the country.
Through our multi-award-winning outreach work, we reached nearly 15,000 children, young people and vulnerable adults in the last 12 months alone. Thanks to the overwhelming support of audiences and funders we have done all of this operating from a 60 seat studio space in Reading College.
Increasing audience numbers and overwhelming demand has meant that we need a permanent home and greater capacity to produce and present multi-award-winning theatre for Reading.
With your support, we are converting a former Salvation Army building, built in 1927, located just a short walk from the town centre, into:
You can find out more from our New Theatre Proposal
Be a part of Reading Rep’s history, and our future, by supporting the company to create a new theatre and cultural hub that will help transform Reading’s cultural landscape. You can help by:
Read our sponsorship brochure for more information.
Note: if you are Sponsoring a Seat or Buying a Brick just write in the 20 character message what you want on your seat/brick. Please leave your contact details in the ‘write us a comment’ section so we can thank you!