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Blog: Inside This Box and Young Women in Lockdown

Following the online release of Inside This Box, Clean Break's Young Artist Chloё Florence reflects on making and filming the production and how life has changed for young women since lockdown.


Radio 4 Appeal

Clean Break is extremely proud to have been selected to take part in the BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal.


Freelance Task Force

Clean Break has joined 112 other organisations to set up a Freelance Task Force to strengthen the influence of the self-employed theatre and performance community.


Black Lives Matter

Clean Break's Members share stories of the discrimination they have encountered within the UK's criminal justice system.


2 Metres Apart

We are delighted to announce the 24 Artists taking part in 2 Metres Apart, a new project celebrating connections and collaboration in an isolated world.


The Helen Pringle Award

The Helen Pringle Award will be open to Clean Break Members past and present on an annual basis offering a £1,000 bursary to support a woman in her Further /Higher Education studies in a related field, and a mentorship by one of Clean Break’s artistic community.


The 2.6 Challenge

Clean Break is delighted to be taking part in the The 2.6 Challenge which has been launched this week to Save The UK’s Charities and we'd love to see all our incredible supporters, friends and family signing up to support us.


The Doors May Be Closed But We Are Still Here

A Statement from our Leadership Team.


A Statement on Covid-19

In light of the latest Government advice on Covid-19, and to prioritise the wellbeing of all the women we work with, Clean Break has decided to temporarily suspend our programme of delivery and to close our building in Kentish Town.


Blog: Why is making work about women in the criminal justice system important?

In the lead up to our Young Artists Development Programme cohort performing Inside This Box at Omnibus Theatre and The Arcola we caught up with them to ask; why is making work about women in the criminal justice system important?


Clean Break announces its first season of 2020

After a standout 2019, we are back with a brilliant new season in 2020!


Volunteer Opportunities at Clean Break!

We are seeking volunteers in a range of areas – from research to gardening – to help us out in our Kentish Town base.


Clean Break Feature in New Book

We are excited to share the news that Caoimhe McAvinchey’s Applied Theatre: Women and the Criminal Justice System has been published, and is available to buy now.


Clean Break Members to Take Part in The Lullaby Project

We are excited to announce that Clean Break Members will be taking part in The Lullaby Project in 2020.


2019 at Clean Break - Celebrating our 40th Anniversary year

Our leadership team have come together to celebrate all of Clean Break's achievements in our 40th anniversary year.


We’re Asking You to #ImagineAnotherWay

We want to invite you to reflect, discuss and share how we can move forward and change women’s experience within the criminal justice system. Asking you to #ImagineAnotherWay.


A Big (Give) Thank You!

A huge thank you to everyone who donated to our Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 – a very special campaign, in this our 40th anniversary year.


The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 has launched!

Ready, set, GIVE! The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 has launched – DONATE NOW to Clean Break and your donation will be DOUBLED.


Blog: International End Violence Against Women Day 2019

To mark International End Violence Against Women Day 2019 we asked Clean Break Member Amanda to talk us through a project our members have been working on this semester.


Clean Break to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019

You guessed it - Clean Break is taking part in the Big Give’s Christmas Challenge!


Blog: Holloway United Therapies share their experience of [BLANK]

This week’s blog comes from Holloway United Therapies who have shared their thoughts on [BLANK] and explain the parallels between the play and the work they carry out with women with experience of the criminal justice system.


Blog: Women in Prison

Following on from their visit to [BLANK] Women in Prison share with us their thoughts on the play and how the themes entwine with their #OPENUP campaign.


Take a First Look at [BLANK] at The Donmar Warehouse

The first production images from [BLANK] our new co-production with the Donmar Warehouse are here.


Blog: Celebrating a Year of our Young Artists Development Programme

With this year’s Young Artists development Programme now at an end, we spoke to these amazing and inspiring young women to find out what they have learned after the year and what the future has in store.

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