Make a stand, make theatre.


Stand Tall Theatre devise and create theatre performance, ranging from Performance Art to Children's Theatre. Performances specifically focus mental health and well-being, and are suitable for varying ages, locations and events.

Confidence through Drama

Innovative and fun Confidence through Drama workshops for children and young adults;  aimed to build performance skills , life skills, and confidence on stage and off stage. These highly researched classes run as regular after school clubs - so feel free to get in touch!


Always open to working with companies and charities, Stand Tall offer their creative services, including performance, film work, briefs, training days, drama coaching for all ages, and more! 

About us

Stand Tall Theatre are a theatre company based in Portsmouth, that create new theatre performance for all ages and provide Confidence through Drama workshops for children and young adults. Stand Tall Theatre is co-run by Stevie Williams and Carley Dawson, two trained professionals of the performance industry, and current MA students of Theatre. Stand Tall Theatre provide an artistic voice on stage, and specifically explore mental health and well-being, often using applied theatre to devise innovative and exciting performance.  Recent productions include Schism of the Mind (2017), which premiered at Groundlings Theatre in Portsmouth, and was later taken to Tristan Bates Theatre at Covent Garden, London.

Children's theatre is also a large part of the company, these productions are toured into schools and allow mental health concerns to become a talking point, with added options of programmed workshops and Q&A's. Stand Tall is currently touring Lost Shoe (2018); a performance on anxiety.

Lastly, Stand Tall provide commissioned work for companies and charities, including film production, actors, theatre performance and Confidence through Drama workshops in Portsmouth and surrounding areas.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

Feel free to arrange a meeting with us - we love a good coffee!

Stand Tall Theatre

56 North Wallington, Fareham, Hampshire, England PO16 8TE, United Kingdom



Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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