Creative Development

Baboró has a long history of mentoring and supporting artists, creatives and educators who are exploring and developing theatre, dance, music and visual art for young audiences, or are interested in doing so.

What Support do we Offer?

Go See Fund 

Baboró is delighted to offer a small Go See Fund to support artists and creatives to travel within Ireland to see theatre work for children. Are you interested in traveling to see work of interest? Find out more about applying today.

Artists Mentoring & Hot Desk

Our Hot Desk, located in Baboró’s Administration Offices on Merchant’s Road, Galway comes with access to wifi, a printer/copier, a shared kitchenette and the wonderful Baboró team! Find out more about availing of it.

Associate Artists 

Baboró has worked with many artists over the years who share a passion for making quality work for children. You can learn more about one of our current Associate Artists here.

Networking Opportunities

From our Festival Hub and social evenings, to our sharing of works in progress, and our sector Christmas gathering, Baboró can open a number of doors for you. You can meet and network with everyone from international artists and presenters to fellow artists based in the West of Ireland.  Join our mailing list to keep up to date with our events.

Professional Development 

As part of the annual festival programme and other projects, Baboró provides opportunities for professional development to advance quality practice in the TYA sector. To keep abreast of upcoming workshops, masterclasses, and industry discussions join our mailing list.


Baboró hosts several placements throughout the year for those interested in pursuing a career in the arts. If you are looking for a placement opportunity to gain valuable experience or have a particular project in mind please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Whether you are an emerging artist, a student or an established artist interested in making work for children, please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we would be delighted to support you in any way we can.