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 applicants aged 18 and over who wish to apply for our three year programme.
Deadline for application is 28 January 2022 for enrolment September 2022. 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 mild to moderate 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.”
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.