The Gate exists to be a ‘teaching theatre’ for the next generation of artists. For the last 35 years, future creative leaders have passed through our doors looking to cut their teeth and learn their craft. Today we continue to welcome new voices to our intimate, versatile 75 seat space and create shows that challenge, provoke and inspire.
And we never want to stand still. We want to stage more plays, work with more actors, commission more playwrights, and inspire more directors and designers.
As a registered charity we need to raise £225,000 a year to continue to create exceptional and engaging programming.
There are 6 ways you can help unlock the theatre for the next generation:
Thank you for being a part of the next generation of theatre.
“Ellen is a thrilling choice [as Artistic Director]. She is bold, principled and her fellow theatre-makers respect how she works. The Gate is a precious space that needs love, vision and integrity — all of which Ellen has in spades.”
Erica Whyman, 2017
Did you know?
In our 35 year history, we've had a big impact for a little venue.
We ‘Think Big’ and we’d like to ask you to join us.
Read our Support Promise and Donor Charter here.