Punchdrunk plans relocation to Greenwich creative district
Punchdrunk Theatre Company has announced plans to move from its current home in Tottenham, north London, to new premises in Greenwich.
The immersive theatre organisation will join Woolwich Creative District, a new £31 million development set to open in 2020. It includes a 450-seat theatre and a 600-seat performance courtyard.
Peter Higgin, director of enrichment at Punchdrunk, said “We’re really looking forward to moving our company base to Woolwich and joining the Creative District.
“We’ve already started work in the borough, touring our flagship literacy project the Lost Lending Library to primary schools and we’re looking forward to developing new projects with children, young people and the local community.
“It’s an exciting time for Woolwich and we’re proud to be joining a vibrant arts community.”
Council leader at the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Danny Thorpe, described Punchdrunk as “a truly world-class organisation”.
“I’m thrilled that so many internationally renowned artists and companies are making Woolwich their home; cementing its position as a new cultural hub, which will benefit communities across the wider borough,” he added.
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