Crossing the Line Festival is a pan-European Theatre Festival celebrating artists with intellectual disabilities. Produced by Blue Teapot it will take place over 4 days in May 2020 in Galway, Ireland.

The Festival will feature theatre made by six European companies who are renowned for quality international productions. Blue Teapot will be joined by Moomsteatern from Malmo in Sweden, Compagnie de L’Oiseau-Mouche from Roubaix in France, Hijinx from Cardiff in Wales, Mind the Gap from Bradford in England, Theater Babel from Rotterdam in The Netherlands and Teatr 21 from Warsaw in Poland. Three other Irish companies will also present work at the Festival, we are delighted to welcome That’s Life, Speckled Egg and Equinox.

“Blue Teapot is proud to present Crossing The Line, a pan-European Theatre Festival featuring extraordinary performances made by leading European companies working with artists with intellectual disabilities. Crossing The Line is the first festival of its kind to feature in a European Capital of Culture. We will welcome over 100 European artists and audiences into the heart of Galway for a cracking four day festival in May 2020.”

Petal Pilley, Artistic Director, Blue Teapot Theatre Company.

UPCOMING EVENTS
You can find the upcoming events in this section.
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The World Premiere of Blue Teapot’s production ‘Into The Dark Woods’ will feature as part of the programme. ‘Into The Dark Woods’ is written by Charlene Kelly, a writer and actor with an intellectual disability.
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The story unfolds around a table. That everyday kitchen table known to us all, a meeting point in constant change and stagnation. Sit down and join us for burlesque theatre, circus art and visual magic, highlighted by music and an absurd sense of humour.
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You are warmly invited to join Speckled Egg Dance for an intimate, live dance performance that explores what it means to be welcomed into someone else's home.
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The starting point for this show was performance was a protest organised by people with disabilities and their parents which began in the Polish Parliament on 18 April 2018 and lasted for forty days.
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On stage, in the theatre, where the Other is often placed at a polite distance from the viewers, Michel Schweizer gathers small temporary communities that try to redefine this relationship.
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The Water Boys for Carrickshock hurling team! As kids they dreamed of raising an All-Ireland hurling trophy in Croke Park.
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What does it mean to you to have a little space? A little space where we can escape the world and be ourselves.
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The story follows Jessica a transgender actress at Theater Babel in Rotterdam. She shares her story openly, nothing remains unspoken, all is vulnerable, without taboos.
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Long before there was magician and assistant, golfer and caddy or politician and embarrassment, there was rock star and the put-upon roadie.
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The World Premiere of Blue Teapot’s production ‘Into The Dark Woods’ will feature as part of the programme. ‘Into The Dark Woods’ is written by Charlene Kelly, a writer and actor with an intellectual disability.
€15
The story unfolds around a table. That everyday kitchen table known to us all, a meeting point in constant change and stagnation. Sit down and join us for burlesque theatre, circus art and visual magic, highlighted by music and an absurd sense of humour.
€15
You are warmly invited to join Speckled Egg Dance for an intimate, live dance performance that explores what it means to be welcomed into someone else's home.
€15
The starting point for this show was performance was a protest organised by people with disabilities and their parents which began in the Polish Parliament on 18 April 2018 and lasted for forty days.
€15
On stage, in the theatre, where the Other is often placed at a polite distance from the viewers, Michel Schweizer gathers small temporary communities that try to redefine this relationship.
€15
The Water Boys for Carrickshock hurling team! As kids they dreamed of raising an All-Ireland hurling trophy in Croke Park.
€15
What does it mean to you to have a little space? A little space where we can escape the world and be ourselves.
€15
The story follows Jessica a transgender actress at Theater Babel in Rotterdam. She shares her story openly, nothing remains unspoken, all is vulnerable, without taboos.
€15
Long before there was magician and assistant, golfer and caddy or politician and embarrassment, there was rock star and the put-upon roadie.
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