Streetwise Opera at the Biscuit Factory

Join our Newcastle Gateshead performers as they revisit some of the songs from Tell Me The Truth About Love at the Biscuit Factory.

#LoveOpera production photos

Streetwise Opera participant Louise Webster plays Gemma, the bride, in Tell Me The Truth About Love. Photo: Rey Trombetta. Download a high-res copy here.


Tell Me The Truth About Love audience survey

Did you attend any of the performances of Tell Me The Truth About Love? Take part in this survey to help us learn more about our audiences and how we can give them the best possible experience.

Improving wellbeing and increasing social inclusion by providing opportunities to access arts and cultural activities

20 March 2018

Lucinda Meredith, Progression Manager for Streetwise Opera, writes about the opportunities that we are creating for our participants:

At Streetwise we have established a range of Progression pathways that enable participants to access a program of cultural activities within their communities.

Finance Manager (Maternity Cover)

If you are an experienced finance professional, ideally with knowledge of the charitable sector, apply for this demanding post, requiring a solid grounding in book-keeping, budgeting and financial reporting.

Streetwise Opera is seeking Trustees

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning charity that uses music to help people make positive changes in their lives. Working with people who have experienced, or are at risk of, homelessness, we run workshop programmes across England and stage critically-acclaimed operas.

Our productions platform the skills of our performers in a professional arena, showing that whatever life throws at them, they can achieve great things. Underpinning these, our workshop programme offers a dependable source of creativity in lives where everything else can be changing.

Anna Appleby: Music is for, by, about, with, to, from, of people

19 February 2018

Anna Appleby, who composed music for Streetwise Opera's Tell Me The Truth About Love, writes about her experience.

Photos and poster for Tell Me The Truth About Love

Rehearsal photos from April 2018

The full cast of Streetwise Opera's production Tell Me The Truth About Love, rehearses at Gosforth Civic Theatre, ahead of the world premiere of the show at Sage Gateshead on 14 and 15 April. Photos by: Rey Trombetta.

Download a high resolution version here