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Memphis Arts Council : The premier funding organization and advocate for the arts in the West Tennessee region.
Tennessee Arts Commission : The mission of the Tennessee Arts Commission is that the citizens of Tennessee have access to and participate in the arts.
TheatreWorks : A non-profit organization committed to providing and managing low-cost office, rehearsal, and performance space for emerging artists and performing arts groups who share the facility. Their mission is to provide an atmosphere of support where artists are free to produce non-commercial work and to succeed or fail without fear and without financial strain.

Other Theatreworks Resident Companies
Emerald Theatre Company : A residency troupe that produces works dealing with Gay and Lesbian themes for Memphis and the Mid South.
New Moon Theatre Company : Originally created as an outlet for unique directorial and design concepts. Delivers audiences theatre to think about.
Playwright's Forum : A non-profit arts arganization dedicated solely to the production of new, unpublished plays, allowing playwrights the opportunity to view their work, in some cases, the the first time.
Project Motion : The only professional mordern dance company in the Memphis area.
Voices of the South : Produces theatre in the "narrative" style, which is the act of adapting literature not originally written for the stage.

Collaborating Arts Organizations
Memphis Digital Arts Co-op : MeDiA Co-op works to aid people who want to tell a story through digital Media. They offer free workshops, equipment assistance, and collaboration.
Jay Etkin Gallery : One of the region's largest art venues, providing a showcase of the finest regional, national, & international contemporary fine art.

Theatre as Therapy
Creative Alternatives of New York : Creative Alternatives of New York provides comprehensive therapeutic theater workshops to populations with special needs. Their mission is to encourage the growth and health of the individual and the community through the use of creative expression.

Theatre by/for Mental Health Consumers
Act Up! For Mental Health : Act Up is Dudley's (UK) own award winning mental health theatre company looking at mental health issues from the user perspective. Sponsored by Dudley Health and social services the company is made up of ex and present mental health service users, their caregivers, and volunteers. Act Up is part of the Rethink (a national registered mental health charity) with an administrative base at the King Street Center, Dudley. The group meets each week at Woodside Day Center to create drama on mental health issues.
Interact Center for Visual and Performing Arts : Founded to provide artists with disabilities a place to pursue and develop their art to its highest potential, and to increase their integration into the broader professional arts community. The center is staffed by professional musicians, actors and visual artists, who provide advocacy, mentorship and collaboration. Their mission is to create art and to challenge society's view of disability.
Heart 'n Soul : A dynamic arts organization offering creative opportunities to people with learning disabilities. The organization has pioneered an original and innovative way of working, using contemporary music, theatre and club culture as reference points. A program of inter-related activities including touring performances, clubs, training, residencies and an extensive program of workshops, provides a ladder of opportunity for people with learning disabilities to realise their talents and personal potential.

Mental Health Advocacy Sites
Rethink : Working together to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, including schizophrenia, to recover a better quality of life.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health : Canada's largest health sciences centre devoted to mental illness and addiction.
MindFreedom Support Coalition International : Unites 100 grassroots groups and thousands of members to win campaigns for human rights of people diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities. MindFreedom International is where mutual support meets human rights activism... and where democracy meets the mental health system.
Electroconvulsive Therapy : Provides visitors with enough information and support so they may make a more informed decision about having electroconvulsive therapy.

Theatre for Social Change
Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed : A global forum based on the ideologies and actions of Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal. PTO is a not-for-profit organization with the following mission: To challenge oppressive systems by promoting critical thinking and social justice. They organize an annual meeting that focuses on the work of liberatory educators, activists, and artists; and community organizers.

Theatre Information
Applied and Interactive Theatre Guide : A resource for those who use theatre techniques for other or more than arts or entertainment purposes, and for those whose theatre styles incorporate other than traditional presentation styles.