Career Development Module
The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company is a Newcastle based charity, providing opportunities for people with learning disabilities to partake in drama, music, dance and film activities. We make issue-based theatre and film that raises awareness about important learning disability issues, and deliver training to increase awareness and understanding about the needs of people with learning difficulties.
This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.
Our charity supports people with learning disabilities and autism to take part in creative arts opportunities, including theatre, music and film. Creative and group support (various roles) • Music worker: Support group members to write, record, rehearse and perform their own music. • Sound technician/technical support: To support learning disability band ‘The Twist’ at their live music events. Set-up support and general technical assistance. • Community Fundraiser: To plan and coordinate community fundraising activities • Drama group support worker: To assist with group projects such as devising theatre pieces, performing, and delivering training and drama workshops. • Artist/set designer: To offer support with/lead on set-design and to work with our creative team on installation pieces. • Promoter: To support our charity with online marketing and promotional campaigns. All roles will be supervised.