Training Course

The Theatre Academy

Organisation: Twisting Ducks Theatre Company

Region: North East

Artform: Theatre

Welcoming: Learning Disability

Opportunity Summary:

The Theatre Academy is an opportunity for adults with learning disabilities to set up and run their own theatre company. Alongside working as part of a team to develop new theatre performances and developing skills as an actor, participants will learn about stagecraft, lighting and sound and will perform their work across the north-east. The Academy runs for 42 weeks per year and costs 39 per day. If you are interested in joining the Academy, please contact the Company.

Organisation Information:

The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company make entertaining, accessible and informative drama about issues that are important to us and other people with learning disabilities. The Company raises awareness about the rights of people with learning disabilities and the challenges they face and aims to change lives through theatre. The Twisting Ducks inspire others and change society


T: 07925 167775