Bond Street Theatre dedicates each of its works, tours, and projects to enhancing the quality of life through the powerful voice of the theatre.
- In Israel, as resident company at the Israel Festival, we brought 60 Palestinian, Kurdish, and Jewish teens together to create an expansive street theatre spectacle and Jerusalem’s first professional street theatre company which continued for many years.
- Bond Street Theatre presented the first “legal” political street theatre performance in nearly fifty years in East Berlin just months after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The performance, Nightmare on Wall Street, dealt with the dark side of capitalism.
- In Belfast, Northern Ireland, the site of violent religion-based conflict, we worked with Catholic and Protestant children side by side, joining forces with the dedicated group, Circus Belfast.
- The company performed at the Internacional Festival al Aire Puro in Colombia with activist theatre groups from all over the country. In Villavicencio, the Festival provided us with armed bodyguards – our first experience with such precautions.
- The company trained teachers from PLAN International to use theatre-based educational activities for children. Together, we brought this program to poor, rural villages in Chakwal, Pakistan.
- In 1987, Montreal’s International Youth for Peace and Justice Program invited Bond Street to address 60 teenagers from 45 war-torn nations on the power of theatre and teach them practical popular theatre techniques.
- The ensemble toured throughout Brazil in 1992 and 1996, performing in small towns as well as major Festivals, teaching, and working with street children.
- In refugee camps in Peshawar, Pakistan, 10,000 Afghan boys and girls were thrilled to see a live performance for the first time ever, and learn new confidence-building skills and games.
- Two members of the company attended the 4th UN Conference on Women held in China in 1995, and presented performances and discussion groups on the use of theatre for development.
- In 1999, 75,000 Kosovar refugees in 7 refugee camps in Macedonia enjoyed a creative outlet through our interactive performances.
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