About Talawa


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Talawa’s Mission

Talawa is the UK’s outstanding Black British
Theatre Company. Our purpose is to champion
Black Excellence in theatre; to nurture talent in
emerging and established artists of African or
Caribbean heritage and to tell inspirational and
passionate stories, reflecting Black experiences
through art.

For 35 years, Talawa has been breaking down barriers and providing opportunities for Black artists throughout the UK.


With a record of more than 50 touring productions, we create work that shines a spotlight on the best and most exciting emerging and established Black artists, making theatre for everyone.


Talawa Theatre Company, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG

Registered Charity No 327362
Registered Company No 2005971
VAT Registration No 446 1050 78