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!

When will we learn – ambitious about autism

Did you know... over 1000 parents are forced to take legal action every year to get the right support for their child; 42% of classroom teachers say their training doesn't prepare them to meet the needs of children with autism; 45% of children with autism have been...

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Additional Show Rehearsals

Students are doing a fantastic job preparing for the show, with 86 registering on the show registration days! As usual though, we'll need a few additional rehearsals to help bring it all together. Dates and times below, but if you have any questions or concerns, let...

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Letter from Penni – September 2016

Welcome back! This term is going to be a very busy one with preparations for our next show so here are the details that you will need: Show – ‘Sunshine in my Pocket’ This year we are holding our show at the Towngate Theatre Basildon. We are all very excited about...

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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

MTC & Equal People

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