Type of performances Contemporary dance, theatre, dance, music and poetry nights.
The Blue Elephant opened to the public in June 1999, and has since become known as an innovative and friendly venue. The programming focuses on supporting emerging artists and the creation of new work, especially across art forms. Highlights of its dance programme include “God Cried Woof“ by Sebastian Rex Dance Group which saw Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony choreographed in its entirety and showcases of work from choreographers Hagit Yakira, Maria Korsnes, Vanessa Abreau and Lorraine Smith of Silversmith Dance. Suitable for intimate dance pieces, the theatre is equipped to a high standard and has disabled access and toilet facilities on the ground floor.
Please contact the theatre for details
Blue Elephant Theatre
59A Bethwin Road
London SE5 0XT
Tube: Oval (then 10min walk) Elephant & Castle (then bus)
Buses: 12, 35, 36, 40, 42, 45, 68, 68A, 171, 176, 185, 486
Streets surrounding the theatre are free from yellow lines or residential parking zones. Parking spaces are normally easy to find along Bethwin Road and Thompson’s Avenue.