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A Bit About Us

Smashing Mirrors Theatre is one of the UK's only dementia-awareness theatre companies.


Established in 2017, Smashing Mirrors is an East Yorkshire-based theatre company that is committed to creating dementia-awareness work and dementia-friendly theatre.


The company has been recipients of funding from Arts Council England, Hull City Council, The Smile Foundation, Beverley Building Society and Greggs amongst others. Previous work includes dementia-awareness musical "Three Emos", community dementia-awareness project "The Memory Project" and local historical productions.

The company has worked with 'Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group' to become a Dementia-Friendly organisation, and all staff are trained to be dementia friends.

Smashing Mirrors employs a variety of creatives, if you are interested in working with us, please contact us through our online form. 

Elizabeth Godber

Company Director

Elizabeth is a graduate of Hull University (BA Creative Writing and English) and the University of Leeds (MA Writing for Performance and Publication) and a PhD applicant at the University of Hull.

Elizabeth is the resident director and writer of Smashing Mirrors Theatre, after identifying a need for outreach work in her local community. Since establishing the company, her dementia-awareness work has been seen by over 2500 people across the country.

She is passionate about work in the community and dementia-awareness, and was a trustee of the charity Dementia Friendly East Riding for a number pf years. 

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'a haunting and emotive piece of theatre with powerful relevance to today'


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