Curtain Up

As Ireland’s flagship arts & disability Theatre Company, it is our responsibility to lead the way. While our acting ensemble pioneers ground breaking theatre, creativity and emerging talent is encouraged through three other programmes which takes place during the year.

“ Her vocabulary has improved, and her understanding of her speech and what’s she saying has improved. Her willingness to speak out loud has improved both at home and in public.”

Parent of student

Performing Arts School

Our Performing Arts School is now open to aspiring performers who wish to apply for our three year programme. Applications can be found here

Deadline for application is 22nd January 2020 for enrollment September 2020. Application is  continuously OPEN for future dates.

Founded 2010, the Performing Arts School is a three year accredited training programme in creative & performing arts modules leading to certification in QQI awards. Expert tuition from leading theatre & arts practitioners inform the specially designed modules for students with intellectual disabilities.

Blue Teapot’s origins were as a community project. Today, we consciously maintain a strong connection to these roots by providing high quality Outreach programmes to participants who would otherwise have limited to no creative outlet.


“When he started attending Blue Teapot it was life saving.”


Bright Soul

Blue Teapot’s very first programme (founded 1996), born as a simple creative outlet for adults with moderate intellectual disabilities. It maintains an ethos rooted in arts participation and social inclusion.


A new drama programme for intellectually disabled teenagers originating from a response to demand from parents in Galway. This project takes place during the academic year.



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