Academies

Training is at the centre of our organisation, it feeds all we do and is the key to a successful and vibrant future for our work. We are commited to offering meaningful training opportunities to both aspring learning disabled performers and to those who simply want to improve on life skills. We are also keen to develop a knowledge within practitioners in the sector in inclusive practice and encourage more companies to include learning disabled performers in their work.

We currently have the following on-going courses on offer:

  • The Academy - Focussed performance training for actors with learning disabilities
  • Drama Foundations - Life skills through drama for adults with learning disabilities
  • Residencies - A series of week long intensive courses run by industry leading companies and practitioners

We experts in producing Forum Theatre, a tool for events and conferences to create discussion on difficult issues important to the learning disabled community.

Through Role Play, we work closely with both public and private sector organisations to delivery training. 

Latest News
All about Metamorphosis

We’re premiering a new online show, Metamorphosis, as part of Green Man Festival’s online party, ‘Field of Streams’ at 6pm on 22nd August. We were really looking forward to being a part of Green Man Festival this year, and now we can continue to do so – in an entirely unique and different way! 

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Hijinx Presents Its First Online Festival

 Today, we're launching Hijinx Online/ Ar-lein [24 April – 22 May] – a free festival of theatre and film to entertain those who are self-isolating due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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A Message from Hijinx...

Having closed our activity last Monday evening, we’ve spent the last few days coming to terms with not seeing our fantastic Hijinx actors, participants and team of both freelance and core staff every week. It’s quite a change, but the right one to keep everyone safe and healthy.

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