About us

We believe that through active and physical participation in the learning process, young people can:

  • learn communication skills that can protect their sexual and reproductive health
  • discover their rights to balanced relationships free from abuse
  • transform their lives and the lives of people around them.

Theatre for a Change is a UK registered charity (No. 1104458), with a board of Trustees drawn from the arts, media and development, including the executive director of The Guardian newspaper UK. It is also registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation (No. A.026/10/86) in Ghana and Malawi (Company No. 8557) and has a Board of Directors in both countries.

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Stephen Fry and Jon Snow


Michael Keating, United Nations, Afghanistan
Professor Mike Adler, University College London
Toby Jones, Actor

Trustees in the UK

  • Dominic Bailey - Director, Baxter and Bailey
  • Jo Confino - Executive Editor, The Guardian Newspaper UK
  • Jo Feather - Social Development Consultant
  • Bernard Harborne - Senior Advisor, Conflict in Africa, World Bank
  • Emil Levendoglu - Public Policy Consultant, currently based in Mozambique
  • Simon Merchant - CEO, Jacana Venture Partnership (Chair)
  • Carolyn Norris - Human Rights Advisor
  • Mikey Rosato - CEO Twenty Four Frames
  • Kirstie Spence - Portfolio Manager, Capital International
  • Andrew Stevenson -  formerly Monitoring and Impact Officer, TfaC Malawi
  • Sue Wixley - Head of Communications, New Philanthropy Capital

Directors in Malawi

  • Sindisiwe Kabwila - PSI Sexual and Reproductive Health Manager
  • Charles Mazinga - Head of School Health and Nutrition Directorate
  • Ireen Namakhoma, PhD, Acting Director, Research for Equity and Community Health (REACH) Trust
  • Robert Ngaiyaye - (Chair) Executive Director, Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association
  • Dr Anne Phoya - Ministry of Health. Malawi
  • Wina Sangala - VSO Health Advisor
  • Patrick Young - Executive Director, Theatre for a Change UK

Directors in Ghana

  • Dr. Awo Mana Asiedu - Acting Director, School of Performing Arts - University of Ghana (Chair)
  • Mr. Peter Agyeman-Gyekye - Businessman (Vice Chair )
  • Ms. Helen J. A. Amarquaye - Business Risk Manager - Vodafone
  • Mr. Akwasi Adae-Boahene - Country Director of World University Service of Canada
  • Dr Jemima Dennis - Antwi, Senior Midwife, International Confederation of Midwives
  • Mr. Maurice Ocquaye - BCC/IEC Advisor Promoting Malaria Prevention & Treatment (PROMT GHANA)
  • Patrick Young - Executive Director, Theatre for a Change UK

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