Archive for March, 2012

Dublin Bound

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

We’re delighted to announce that Sanctuary travels to Dublin for shows at Dublin’s Liberty Hall Theatre to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Wednesday, 3rd December. There will be two showings – a matinee and evening performance – followed by an evening show on Thursday 4th December.

This two day [...]

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Sanctuary in Town Hall Theatre Galway

Monday, October 13th, 2014

“Without doubt it is the most important stage kiss in Irish theatrical history.” – Newstalk.
We’re delighted to announce that Sanctuary returns for one night only on the main stage of Galway’s Town Hall Theatre on Monday 24th November. Written by Christian O’Reilly and directed by Petal Pilley, this bittersweet comedy explores sex, disability and what happens in rare [...]

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Director Petal Pilley wins national award.

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Our director Petal Pilley took home a major national award at this years’ Allianz Business to Arts Awards held at the National Concert Hall last week. Nominated by Blue Teapot, Petal was awarded the prestigious Jim McNaughton / TileStyle €10,000 Artist’s Bursary which honours an individual artist. The bursary gives Petal the opportunity to evolve [...]

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Blue Teapot world premiere new production for Galway International Arts Festival

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

iD is about to open shortly in the Galway International Arts Festival on Wednesday 16th July. Devised by the company in collaboration with director Scott Williams and dramaturge Gavin Kostick, the show poses the central question “Who do you think I am?” and explores how people with intellectual disability experience the world.
Scott Williams of [...]

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Theatre Makers to Game Changers

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In May 2012, we started the process of creating our critically acclaimed theatre production Sanctuary with Christian O’Reilly. At the time, we couldn’t have conceived the wider impact the show would have, not only on theatre goers and viewers nationwide (via RTÉ 1 TV documentary Somebody To Love), but on the game changers within Irish [...]

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A surprise from Salthill Rotary

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

To keep the momentum going in the final days of our Fund it campaign (ending Monday May 19th at 11am), we are THRILLED to announce that the Salthill Rotary Club will be matching all Fund it donations after the €10,000 mark! This means any donation funders make after we reach €10,000. Rotary will match that [...]

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Pop Up Restaurant to support iD Fund it Campaign

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

When the Blue Teapot Theatre Company announced its recent fundraising campaign a group of local chefs came together with a novel way to help the company reach its target.
Jessica Murphy, owner and head chef at Kai Café and Restaurant, together with Michelin star-winning Enda McEvoy of LOAM will curate a special culinary event on Friday [...]

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Fund it Campaign launches April 28th for new Galway Arts Festival show

Friday, April 25th, 2014

We’re launching a Fund it campaign to raise €12,000 in 21 days through www.fundIt.ie, an Irish crowd funding website, THIS MONDAY April 28th. It’s to support our new show iD premiering to the world in the Galway Arts Festival this year.

21 days to raise €12,000 – 1/3 of our total budget.
What could be easier?! (Well, [...]

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Salthill Rotary chooses Blue Teapot for Kick the Wall charity

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Salthill Rotary has picked us as April’s charity for the small change BIG IMPACT donation point located on the prom at the famous Kick-the-wall spot at Blackrock.  The Salthill Rotary Club has been actively engaged in projects for the benefit of the local community since 1986.
We’re thrilled that we’ve been chosen as [...]

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And the Award Goes to …

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

We’re proud to announce that we have won an AONTAS STAR Award for the Connaught region, giving accolade in recognition of our ‘outstanding work in providing high quality education and training opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities’.
Director Petal Pilley said ‘Winning the AONTAS STAR Award is a fantastic recognition of the work achieved in our [...]

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