Mushroom Theatre Company

inclusive dance and drama group based in Rayleigh Essex

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Celebrating Difference

supporting Equal People

active in local community

Mushroom Theatre Company (MTC) is a fully inclusive dance and drama group based in Rayleigh Essex, offering a range of drama and dance classes for children and young adults. There are also a selection of adult classes.

As a fully inclusive theatre company, MTC integrates able bodied performers alongside disabled children, or those with special needs.

Please feel free to explore these pages to find out more about us, or come down to our new studios and meet us in person.
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Equal People Performing Arts
registered charity 1116649

Patron: Lee Mead
Director: Penni Bubb
True Stars: everyone!

Inner Voices – new Singing group open to all

We’re very excited to announce a new singing group for adults, where no audition or experience is necessary! Come and share your love of music and enthusiasm with us and our singing teacher, Chelsea. Don’t let the fact that she’s a professional... read more

Carnival Week 15-19 August 2016

It’s Carnival time! We’ve decided to go ahead and enter Southend Carnival again this year, collecting money for Equal People Performing Arts whilst performing along the seafront on the Saturday evening. Our theme will be “Rio”, complete with... read more

Alice in Wonderland – 16 April 2016

Our Junior and Senior Drama groups are currently busy preparing a production of Alice in Wonderland. The production will take place on Saturday 16 April at Holy Trinity Church Rayleigh: 2pm Matinee for Mushroom Theatre parents and friends 6pm Evening performance for... read more

My daughter loves it there and I love how everyone can be involved. Show night was amazing and a privilege to be involved with.



Truly Inspiring! I’ve always adfmored the way you comibe the talents of all students, including those with special needs. Truly heartwarming…

Mark Francois


everyone is relly supportive of everthink that u do and the well help you and you will get help wen and if you need it xxxxxxxx


PALS Student

The best youth theatre ever. Caters for all abilities big or small, singing dancing & acting. great community spirit more like a huge family collective. Love these people so much!!

Steve Young

MTC & Equal People

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