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!

MTC now a Children’s University Learning Destination

We are delighted to be a learning destination (Membership) Partner of Essex Children’s University. The Children’s university is an extra-curricular learning programme which takes place outside of the classroom. It encourages children aged 5 to 14 to try...

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IMPORTANT: Additional Exam Rehearsals

Friday 24th June & Friday 8th July 4.30 to 5.30 Grade 2 Modern 5.30 to 6.30 Grade 3 Modern 6.30 to 7.30 Grade 3 Tap Please bring £5 rehearsal fee. Thanks,...

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Timetable Change – Sat 9 July

Mock exams will be taking place in Studio 2 on Saturday 9 July, so other classes will all take place in Studio 1. Some classes will be merged for the day, and some times have changed slightly, but we have tried to create minimal disruption, whilst ensuring no one will...

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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

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