The Almeida Theatre was founded in 1980 and is a leading producing London theatre company with a national and international reputation for producing work of the highest standard, achieving recognition through consistent critical acclaim, increasing national reach, international profile, full houses and breadth of audiences.
Since 2013 the company has been led by Artistic Director Rupert Goold and Executive Director Denise Wood and through their leadership the company has gone from strength to strength. Under Rupert Goold’s Artistic
Directorship, the heart of the Almeida’s vision is to make bold work which challenges and questions theatre and the world we live in, bringing together the most exciting artists to interrogate, provoke and entertain audiences through new writing and reinvigorated classics. We strive to inspire the audiences and theatre makers of the future. Every year we reach over 8,000 young people through our Young Artist, schools, and community outreach programmes. We run our regular For Free
festivals and offer £5 tickets for every production to those 25 and under. London Theatre of the Year in 2018 & 2016 Recent production highlights include:
• Rupert Goold’s productions of Albion (also BBC Four) and his Olivier an