Last month Woking charity Peer Productions, celebrated their 10 year birthday with a special Gala Performance of their latest production, High, at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre supported by Woking Borough Council.
The sell out performance was preceded by a short play called Ten that chronicled the history of this unique Woking institution.
Peer Productions was founded by Artistic Director Nina Lemon in 2006. Each year they train a team of young actors enabling them to deliver plays and workshops in the community.
Since 2006, Peer Productions has trained over 100 young people and many have gone on to top drama schools including LAMDA, GSA, East15, LIPA, Rose Bruford, Manchester Met, and Birmingham School of Acting.
The company has reached in excess of 100,000 young audience members with hard hitting plays tackling issues such as mental health, sex and relationships and addiction. The feedback from these plays has been extraordinary.
“I did want to be a teenage mum but watching this play has made me think differently.”
Audience member - The Teenage Pregnancy Project
“I would just like to thank you for performing at my school on Tuesday. My best friend had been trying to hurt herself numerous time and had told nobody or asked for help. After seeing the play she got the courage to tell her parents and I about what had been happening and she is now getting help. It saved her life so thank you so much.”
Audience member - Hidden
Peer Productions are currently looking for young actors to become part of their 2015/16 company. If you’re 17 - 23 years and serious about acting visit Peer Productions’ website at www.peerproductions.co.uk or call their office on 01483 476825 to apply and book an audition.