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A women’s theatre company changing lives and changing minds – on stage, in prison and in the community.

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Clean Break’s award-winning theatre education programme offers free courses and support services at our women-only studios in London. Our students are women with experience of the criminal justice system and women at risk of committing a crime.

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Work in Prisons

Clean Break has run high-quality theatre residencies in women’s prisons and mental health settings for more than 30 years.

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Fiercely impressive and powerfully intimate

The Times on Pests

Clean Break has helped me to move forward and I'm really grateful.

Workshop Skills student, 2016

A moving work of unmistakable integrity and not to be missed.

The Observer on House + Amongst The Reeds

My confidence has improved hugely and I find my life has Improved, I find I can now join in without feeling shame and fear.

Functional Skills English student, 2016

This is one of the most generous, expressive, focused, compassionate and compelling performances you're ever likely to see.

The Arts Desk on Joanne

The performances are beautifully pitched, with a rare ease and naturalism. Hims’s writing, too, really shines

Time Out on Billy The Girl

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