Theatre companies - for those with disabilities

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Action Space Mobile
Delivers a wide range of creative arts workshops using a diverse group of professionally trained artists, working with children and adults with learning and physical disabilities, people with mental health illnesses, people with alcohol and drug addictions etc.

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company
A theatre company that promotes the profile of disabled artists.

Candoco Dance Company
A contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers.

Chicken Shed Theatre
An inclusive theatre company aiming to create entertaining and outstanding theatre that celebrates diversity and inspires positive change.

Common Ground Sign Dance Theatre
A cultural performing company who create unique performances and community workshops through the fusion of sign language, dance and physical theatre.

Deafinitely Theatre
An independent, deaf-led company set up in 2002 which creates productions in British Sign Language (BSL) and English, which can be understood by everyone and yet retain BSL as the leading language throughout, on and off stage.

Disabled Avant-Garde
A unique collaboration by two artists, Katherine Araniello and Aaron Williamson. YouTube clips

Graeae Theatre Company
Champions accessibility and provides a platform for new generations of deaf and disabled talent through the creation of trail-blazing theatre.

Hijinx Theatre
One of Wales’ leading professional theatre companies and a passionate advocate for the inclusion of people with learning disabilities in the arts.

The Lowry Art & Entertainment
Presenting the very best in the performing and visual arts in a local, regional, national and international sense and with a strong emphasis on learning, inclusion and diversity. Includes audio described, sign-language and captioned performances.

Lung Ha's Theatre Company
Enabling inclusion in theatre: exists to provide and inspire opportunities for people with learning disabilities to become actively involved in the performing arts.

Mind the Gap
An award-winning theatre company that works with learning disabled and non-disabled artists as equals.

Oily Cart
Interactive theatre for under fives and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Orpheus Centre
Promotes transition and personal development through the arts for young disabled adults to gain skills for independent living.

Last modified: Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 9:46 PM