Theatre Royal Onward aims and objectives are:
a) The preservation and restoration, for the public benefit, of the Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, Hyde, Cheshire. The Theatre being a building of particular historical and architectural interest.
b) To advance the education of the public in performing arts in particular through the acquisition, repair, maintenance and management of the Theatre Royal and continuing its use as a public venue for performances, cinema and community activities.
c) To advance the education of young people in the crafts associated with the performing arts through the provision of, but not exclusively, theatre workshops.
Future Use of the Theatre Royal in the Community:
It is envisaged that the following groups could benefit from and make
use of a refurbished and reopened Theatre Royal in Hyde:
Professional touring companies; the amateur societies; dancing groups and choirs; opportunities for education in the arts and stage management; schools and college events; charity galas; cinema; children's events; use by businesses for corporate entertaining; multicultural events and events aimed at specific sectors such as the elderly; fan club weeks, provision of rehearsal rooms and so on and so on.
All profits will, naturally, be ploughed back into the Theatre and it is hoped that costs may be kept to a minimum.
There are also great opportunities to create a focus point for the local youth community and also there is the likelihood of creating jobs for the local area.
In our aims we have the backing of:
The Greater Manchester Police (especially with regard to the Crime Prevention Initiative-both kids off the street and jobs for young offenders)
Clarendon Square Shopping Mall, Hyde.