The group runs drama, writing, dance and music workshops and also has members with many other skills. It offers mental health service users the opportunity to work alongside people with professional experience of writing, directing and acting, some of whom are service users themselves.
The company was awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to fund a five year core programme of work running up to March 2013. The Development Worker post is also currently funded up to 2013 by a grant from the LankellyChase Foundation. Stepping Out Theatre is a registered charity.