DISCO DISCO

UPDATE: DISCO DISCO is due to return to in-person sessions on 20 September 2021. If you would like to join the group please email sheena@drunkenchorus.co.uk or call 07813409304

Free drama and theatre groups for learning disabled and autistic adults, on Monday evenings in Croydon.

PERFORMANCE COMPANY – Starts 20 September 2021

This is our group for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities and / or autism, who want to create their own pieces of theatre to perform to public audiences.

Each term you will work with a director and other group members to make a piece of theatre to perform in public. This could be at local events, or at festivals and venues elsewhere in London.

This is an existing group and we are looking for new members to join. The group make new and unusual theatre, rather than musicals or plays.

The group is led by our friendly team – a professional director and an assistant tutor.

Who: This group is for adults over the age of 18 with mild to moderate learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, who are independent travellers, and are happy to perform at public events in Croydon and elsewhere in London. The group is ideal for people who have done some theatre / drama in the past.

When: Monday evenings, from 5-7pm. Three 10-week terms per year, plus performances throughout the year. 

Term Dates: 20 September – 29 November 2021 (No session on 25 October due to half-term)

Where: The Broad Green Hub, 38 Keeley Road, CR0 1TF

Apply: To apply for a place in the group please contact Sheena Holliday, either by email – sheena@drunkenchorus.co.uk – or by phone – 07813409304

 

DRAMA WORKSHOPS (Starting 2022 – one group for young people and one for adults – sign-up now)

Our relaxed drama workshops are for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, who want to join in fun theatre sessions. It’s a great way to make friends, build confidence and gain life skills.

Each session will include warm ups, theatre games, acting and group work.

Sessions are led by a two friendly tutors (a drama therapist, and an assistant).

These sessions will begin in 2021, and there will be one group for adults, and one for young people aged 13 to 18.

Who: There will be one group for adults over the age of 18, and one group for young people aged 13 to 18 – both for those with mild to moderate learning disabilities, and / or autism. You don’t need to have done drama before, and there is no pressure to perform.

When: Monday evenings. Three 10-week terms per year. We will begin the sessions early in 2022.

Where: Croydon, venue TBC

Apply: To apply for a place in the group please contact Sheena Holliday, either by email – sheena@drunkenchorus.co.uk – or by phone – 07813409304

 

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 10 PER GROUP. Once these places are full, we will add people to a waiting list. You need to sign up in advance before attending the sessions.

 

DISCO DISCO is funded by Didymus Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, David Solomon Charitable Trust, City Bridge Trust, Rix-Thompson Rothenberg Foundation, Ironmongers’ Charity, Schroder Charity and the Souter Charitable Trust