Natasha Gilmore | Scotland | Talk

Making Work With And For Neuro-Diverse Children

Barrowland Ballet’s artistic director, Natasha Gilmore, along with the cast of 'Playful Tiger', will share insights into the development and creative process of the company’s emerging body of dance-theatre work for neuro-diverse young audiences. They will be joined by Phillida Eves, a local artist creating work for this audience in Galway.


Natasha Gilmore

Natasha Gilmore was the UK nomination for the ASSITEJ Award for Excellence 2017 for her work for young audiences including 'Little Red', 'Whiteout', 'Tiger Tale' and 'Poggle'. She is the founder of Barrowland Ballet whose work has gained critical international acclaim and to date has performed in festivals across Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Chile, Egypt, Ireland, Japan, Norway, Poland, South Africa, the UK, the USA and The Netherlands.


Nun's Island Theatre

Accessibility: The theatre is fully wheelchair accessible.

Parking: There are car parks located on Mill Street and at Galway Cathedral. Both are a 4 minute walk from Nun's Island. The Mill Street car park is €2 per hour, and The Galway Cathedral car park is €5 per day. Both are open 08:30-18:30 Monday to Saturday and 13:00-18:00 Sunday.

Public Bus: Galway city bus route 414 stops on Dominick Street, a 4 minute walk to Nun's Island Theatre.

Walking: Nun's Island is located in Galway's West End and is a 7 minute walk from the Town Hall Theatre and an 8 minute walk from the Spanish Arch.