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  1. A photo of Hackney Empire Creative Futures cohort on stage together performing a piece of spoken word.

    Entry for All: First Five with Yomi Sode, Rapman and Special Guests

    7 February 2024
  2. A photo of the auditorium of Hackney Empire showing a full crowd holding their phones in the air with their torches on.

    Read or listen to our Jan - Apr brochure

    15 January 2024
  3. One young person is sat down on the floor drumming onto a bucket whilst six others around them dance and move in response.

    ADP 2023 UNmuted: Film and soundtrack now released

    20 December 2023
  4. Full Company pose on stage in front of Hack-ne-lah Town Hall in the finale of Aladdin.

    The reviews are in for Aladdin

    5 December 2023
  5. A photo of Kat B as the Genie wearing a red jumpsuit with Ruth Lynch as Spirit of the Ring and Fred Double as Aladdin either side and the full Ensemble and Young Ensemble posing around them.

    First look at Aladdin in action!

    23 November 2023
  6. Natasha Lewis is wearing a yellow jumper with blue jeans and is holding a gold lamp while pointing to the right. Isabella Mason is standing beside her in a black jumper looking at her with a shocked expression.

    Step inside the Aladdin rehearsal room

    8 November 2023
  7. Yamin Choudury directing a group of young people, wearing a brown t-shirt with his arms outstretched.

    Yamin Choudury to step down as Artistic Director and Joint CEO

    26 October 2023
  8. Black History Month written against Red, Yellow and green background.

    Black History Month

    5 October 2023
  9. A photo of Kat B as the Genie, Clive Rowe as Widow Twankey, Fred Double as Aladdin and Natasha Lewis as Abby-na-zaaar! They are all posing together against a purple and grassy background around Aladdin, who is holding the lamp.

    Meet the cast of Aladdin

    27 September 2023
  10. A photo showing the names of the nominees for Excellence in Arts Education including Birmingham Hippodrome, Blackpool Grand Theatre and Hackney Empire

    We've been nominated for a UK Theatre Award

    18 September 2023
  11. A photo of Clive Rowe dressed in a blue and white dress with a yellow wig and their hands held up to their face.

    Read or listen to our Sep - Dec brochure

    12 September 2023
  12. A photo of the auditorium setup for The Rolling Stones press conference.

    The Rolling Stones come to Hackney Empire!

    7 September 2023