Big Telly Theatre Company

Big Telly Theatre Company

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Big Telly Theatre Company

Big Telly is a professional theatre company formed in 1987 and based in Portstewart, Northern Ireland. The company designs and delivers theatre productions, interactive workshop programmes and community creativity projects, which it mainly tours throughout Northern and Southern Ireland. We concentrate on the visual potential of theatre through fusion with other art forms such as dance, music, circus, magic and film to create a unique sense of spectacle. Big Telly’s work is driven by a determination to offer audiences entertainment that surprises, stimulates and ignites the imagination.

Mission Statement
To invest in the development of professional theatre, theatre skills and creative expression through theatrical experiences that surprise, stimulate and entertain.

Big Telly aims to innovate, involve, inspire, excite and ignite the imagination through the company’s design, delivery, production, touring and training activities.

Values and Approach
i. Educational and outreach programmes, open rehearsals and community creativity projects, workshops, talks and summer schools
ii. Placing the audience firmly at the centre of work through open and inclusive processes
iii. The production and touring of new work, and production and touring of classic texts and published work which are presented in an innovative manner (existing work is given a contemporary angle and relevance is stressed)
iv. Acting an agency role to support skill development of teachers, actors, community groups and staff

Founded 1987

  • Overview

    Established: 1987

    Phone number: 028 7083 2588