Inclusive Performing Arts Network for Young People (INTERACT)

Interact works with young people aged 10-16 (or 18 for young people with additional needs) in creative drama sessions using dialogue and stagecraft as well as music and movement. The group consists of up to 30 young people, 3 teachers, 2 helpers and a qualified nurse. Each year the group performs in a show created to use some of the skills gained through the experience. The sessions are free.

Extant

Our youth theatre work aimed at 13-25 year old people with a visual impairment, who are interested in drama and performance.

AMICI Dance Theatre Company

Classes allow members the opportunity to work together in exercises, improvisation and creative dance. The Company integrates performers of all ages with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and sensory impairment with able-bodied dancers, actors and musicians.

Total Arts at The Junction

The Total Arts creative learning group is for young people aged 11-19 with disabilities. They offer regular Saturday workshops featuring dance, drama, music making, film production and story devising leading to productions.

Eye Arts Club

The Arts Club organise arts projects for children on Saturday mornings in Eye, Suffolk. They welcome children aged 7 and up, especially those with additional needs – whether physical, learning, sensory or behavioural. They aim to provide an integrated, yet supported, setting for arts activities, social interaction and fun. Activities include movement, dance, visual arts, film, animation, puppetry and maskwork.

VocalEyes

An audio description service for people with a visual impairment. The service provides audio description in theatres, museums, galleries and heritage sites. It also provides training in description and consultancy for theatres, museums, galleries and heritage sites wishing to make their service accessible through description.

PASTEL

PASTEL provides a wide range of social, educational & learning, leisure & recreational opportunities. These meaningful activities offer new experiences to develop people’s independence skills and group working. Projects have included: art, dance, drama, music, shadow puppetry, ball games and sports, food hygiene and preparation, film making, digital photography, ceramics and other fun indoor and outdoor activities.