Placing ecological thinking at the heart of creative practice

Welcome to Ecostage

Ecostage is a grassroots initiative founded by theatre designers that offers practical and creative ideas to green up practices in the performing arts sector and work together for change.

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At the heart of Ecostage are the seven intersecting guiding Principles providing a roadmap for everyone at all stages of their eco-journey.

Pledge to these principles and help generate momentum for sector-wide transformation.

Connect with the global Ecostage Community of future collaborators, add to a growing library of resources and contribute case studies that celebrate the aesthetic range and diversity of sustainably-produced work.

Our vision is to cultivate a holistic approach to making and sharing work that recognises the interconnectivity between creativity, ecology, activism and well-being.

Latest News

Ecostage at the Prague Quadrennial

Ecostage travels to the Prague Quadrennial PQ23 June 8-18th. For those that don’t know, Prague hosts an exciting and vibrant festival and welcomes a global community of design and performance [...]

Latest Case Studies

  • A Place at the Table - press photo

A Place At The Table

By |November 29, 2022|

The piece was conceived as an attempt to understand the eruption of violence in Burundi in 1993: a major factor in the lead up to the Rwandan genocide. A friend[...]

  • Sympoiesis: a bio inspired dance performance

Sympoiesis: a bio-inspired dance performance

By |September 14, 2022|

“Sympoiesis” is a bio-inspired dance performance. Coined originally by Beth Dempster, this term implied ‘multi-species making together.’ The performance emerges from the relationship between myself, a plant, a slime mould,[...]

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