Founded in Kilkenny in 1991, Barnstorm Theatre Company creates and presents quality theatre for, and with children, young people and adults. We engage the transformative potential of theatre for the benefit of our audiences and commmunities.
- To sustain a professional, Kilkenny-based, theatre arts organisation, which draws from and serves diverse sections of our community;
- To provide opportunities for adults and young people to make and receive theatre;
- To explore new forms of theatre that will grow from, and respond to the needs and interests of specific sections of our community;
- To develop professional theatre for young audiences by commissioning, producing and touring engaging plays;
- To develop meaningful, collaborative and participative projects with sectors of our community, especially young people, through a variety of Outreach Projects.
“Who’s got 20p for the phone? ” This was the recurring question in the early days of Barnstorm when we needed to make a call from the local telephone box!
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