TURTLE KEY ARTS UNLOCKS CREATIVE POTENTIAL IN INDIVIDUALS, COMPANIES AND COMMUNITIES, PRODUCING AND DEVISING ORIGINAL, GROUND-BREAKING, INCLUSIVE ART TO ENTERTAIN AND INSPIRE.
As creative producers they enable each project to reach its full artistic potential and ensure that participation and education is embedded at the heart of everything they do.
Their work has a UK and international reach through a wide variety of innovative projects with many different collaborators and partners, currently including the companies: Ockham's Razor, RedCape Theatre, Amici Dance Theatre Company, Joli Vyann, Open Sky, AIK Productions, Oddly Moving and Slot Machine Theatre; and recent collaborations with: English Touring Opera, Royal College of Music, The Wigmore Hall, National Portrait Gallery, Lyric Hammersmith, Opera North, The Royal Court Theatre and Oxford University.
They have played a committed role in advancing participation in the arts by disabled, disadvantaged and socially excluded people, and are widely recognised as a leader in this field, often charting new territories, such as Turtle Song for people with Dementia, Key Words for young people with Dyslexia and Turtle Opera, The Key Club, and Musical Portraits for young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions.
Turtle Key Arts was formed in 1989 as a unique and ground-breaking accessible space; and accessibility for all continues to be a key philosophy of the company.