Read College

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Registered address
St Barts Theatre,St Bartholomews Road
Reading,Berkshire
RG1 3QA

Phone
0118 9666275

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Charity number
1142899

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"I am very impressed by the work of Read Dance and Theatre College, and am happy to be a supporter" - Dame Judi Dench

Since being founded in early 2011, Read College has provided over £120,000 to support disadvantaged young people. The ethos of Read College is simple - The Arts should be accessible for everyone, not just those with money. We provide bursaries, mentoring and exceptional training to you people who have the raw talent to make a career in the theatre industry but lack the family or financial background to be able to pursue their dream.

By giving them access to foundation training we enable these young people to go on to some of the top dance and drama schools in the UK, which in turn gives them the chance to have a career that otherwise would never have been possible.

“I had nearly given up on any chance of succeeding………’Read’ gave me the confidence to believe I could make it.” - Student Testimony

We don't save lives, we change them. Please help us to support these talented young people by giving them the opportunities that they deserve.

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