#IDEK Theatre Company

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#IDEK Theatre

#IDEK Theatre Company use real life stories and accounts to explore the notion and consequences of choices. Physical Theatre and technology underpin the show to create relatable characters and scenarios – investigating the depth and breadth of young people’s dreams and choices. 'i Don’t Even Know' is a fast-paced, relevant story aimed at students who will be making important choices regarding their pathways for their future.


What We Do

#IDEK Theatre Company was founded in January 2017 by Rory O’Neill and Tim Halliday in response to funding given by Changemaker Hub and ASPIRE at the University of Northampton. 

After a period of intense research and training the cast and crew toured the show to schools in mid to late November 2017. 

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Who We Are

#IDEK Theatre Company shares the vision of The University of Northampton to Transform Lives and Inspire Change and we do it through physical theatre.

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Our Impact

#IDEK Theatre Company aims to reach as many students as possible to engage them with the fast-paced, relevant performances which the company create. Each of these performances is produced with a specific aim in mind:  creating relatable characters and scenarios who investigate the depth and breadth of young people’s dreams and choices.



Audience members

As of 2018, over 2,000 secondary school students have been audience to the work of #IDEK Theatre Company.



shows completed

#IDEK Theatre Company have performed shows as part of a 2017 tour and are looking forward to 2 more tours in 2018.



schools visited

As part of the 2017 tour, #IDEK Theatre Company visited 18 different schools in and around Northamptonshire.


Our Links

#IDEK Theatre Company has strong links with both the University of Northampton's Drama degree programme and also the ASPIRE+ Schools Engagement programme. Other links include: iCould.com, future morph.org, and careersbox.co.uk.


University of Northampton (UoN)

The University of Northampton supports #IDEK Theatre Company not only by allowing us spaces to rehearse but also by creating strong ties with the Drama degree programme and the students enrolled.


"Future Morph has been created to show that studying science, technology, engineering or maths beyond the age of 16 isn’t just a one track road to becoming a scientist or engineer – the skills and knowledge you gain are valuable in almost any career and will make you very employable" - FutureMorph.org

Aspire+ Schools Engagement

"The University of Northampton Schools Engagement Careers Platform is being developed to provide students, teachers and parents with relevant and up to date information about the various routes into higher education." - Aspire+ 


"iCould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. We show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice" - iCould.com


"Careersbox is the national careers film library, a free careers resource showing hundreds of real people doing real jobs." - Careersbox.co.uk


November 2017

Aimed exactly at the right age group, it was supportive of their choices, the fast pace and physical nature of the show meant they were fully engaged - to do that to a whole Year 8 and Year 9 cohort is fantastic, the students were raving about it afterwards! 

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Our Shows

#IDEK Theatre Company perform and tour shows to schools in and around Northamptonshire. We aim to reach as many students as possible to engage them with our physical, energetic, and relevant performances. 


Previous Shows

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Upcoming shows

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Get in Contact

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