Over the last few years The Point has
positioned itself as an international hub for the development of
In 2009 we opened the first UK fully
Space - a state of the art light filled rehearsal
studio with accommodation attached, allowing artists 24 hours
access to the rehearsal room. Four Bedrooms can house up to 11
artists with the ground floor bedroom being fully accessible.
Artists who have created work with us since we opened the Creation
Space include: Akram Khan, Lone Twin and The Balletboyz, Gecko,
RedCape Theatre, Vincent Dance Theatre, Gravity and Levity, Hiccup
The programme of professional work we present
combines work that has been created in our new facility with high
quality dance, theatre, film and light entertainment. We specialise
in programming risk-taking contemporary performance and
Our multi-arts Creative Learning programme
involves thousands of members of the community each year.
Throughout this programme we aim to connect the work we do with
artists at The Point with community participants, enabling a
regular dialogue and participatory angle to the programme.
We also run an Associate Artists Scheme which
allows us to support 8 emerging companies; giving them business and
artistic mentorship, office, rehearsal and performance space.
Alongside this we run a professional
development programme for artists in the region and recent
workshops have included: Lea Anderson and The Featherstonehaughs,
Punchdrunk, Charles Linehan, and Gecko to name a few.
Owned and managed by Eastleigh Borough
Council, The Point was established in 1996 with one of the first
lottery grants and has always had a strong emphasis on innovation
and creative challenge.
The Point is led by Artistic Director Owen Calvert-Lyons.