Grey Area – Consent/Sexual Violence Reduction

"Focuses on what exactly is meant by consent and sexual assault, and the impact on the victim."

For more information about our workshop programme


Consent is an interactive forum theatre performance and workshop using professional actors and specialist facilitators to explore key issues around consent and sexual assault.

This particular performance focuses on what exactly is meant by consent and sexual assault, and the impact on the victim. The workshop involves interactive debate and discussion exercises and engagement with the actors in performance in order to search for solutions.

There is a post-performance discussion to explore many of the wider and complex themes and so called ‘grey areas’ around consent, sexual assault and rape.

This programme of work was originally commissioned by Greater Manchester Police and the University of Manchester to be delivered to 2,000+ students in freshers week.


The workshop is 60 to 90 minutes long and can be repeated up to 5 times per day

This workshop is suitable for 6th form students upwards (including adults)

Partners will need to recruit the group

Safeguarding staff and support must be available for debriefs / follow up


Costs depend on:

Additional / specific requirements of partner

Location/travel/accommodation needs

Evaluation depth / requirements

Number of preparatory meetings required

Requests for additional staff

Usually between £450 and £560 per half day. £560 and £950 per full day (including facilitator and team of actors and multiple performances per day)

Become A Participant

You can self-refer to some of our ongoing community sessions.

We deliver FREE WEEKLY workshops at Moss Side Powerhouse in partnership with Manchester Young Lives.

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