The Freewheelers Theatre Company

The Freewheelers Theatre Company brings disabled and non-disabled actors and supporters, production teams and the local community together. We use theatre and dance, wheelchair and voicebox technology, multimedia, animations, puppets and shadows to create innovative work

The Chicken Shed

The Chicken Shed is an inclusive theatre company in which individuals from all backgrounds and of all abilities can work together to the common end of high quality performance in drama, music and dance. It runs children’s and youth theatre workshops, education courses, community outreach projects and a network of satellite ‘Sheds’ across the country.

The Bitesize Theatre Company

We regularly perform for children with emotional or behavioural problems, learning difficulties (moderate and severe), the physically handicapped and those with hearing or sight problems.

Oily Cart

By transforming everyday environments into colourful, tactile ‘wonderlands’ we invite our audience to join us in a world of the imagination. Using hydro-therapy pools and trampolines, aromatherapy, video projection, and puppetry together with a vast array of multi-sensory techniques, we create original and highly specialised theatre for our young audiences. All sorts of shows for all sorts of kids!

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.

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.