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About Us


Northern Stage reaches beyond the ordinary.

The largest producing theatre in the North East of England, from our home in the heart of Newcastle. A part of a diverse creative community stretching from Tweed to Tyne and Tees.

Our work is informed and transformed by the region so that we an essential part of everyone’s lives, making vital pieces of culture for the North East of today and tomorrow

We produce, co-produce and support the production of great theatre for regional, national and international audiences in live and digital forms. Touring regionally, nationally and internationally with work that is popular, accessible, politically relevant and culturally diverse.

We promote creativity and creative practice and provide life-changing experiences for people who would not normally have access to such opportunities. Empowerment is at the heart of what we do, constantly evolving and collaborating with artists, practitioners and communities in the North East and beyond.

We’re an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, which means funding thanks to National Lottery players plays a huge part in supporting our work.

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What We Do

Our Vision and Values


Our People

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Our People

Jobs and Opportunities

Northern Stage is an equal opportunities employer and actively seeks to employ and offer opportunities to people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

Our Commitment To Anti-Racism

Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with everyone around the world protesting racial injustice, discrimination and brutality. #blacklivesmatter

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