York People First

Once Seen theatre company

Access to drama is known to have a lasting and transformational effect on communities and many aspect's of people's lives. 'Once seen' theatre company is a group of performers with learning difficulties who bring to theatre a unique mode of theatrical vision to enrich and broaden scope of drama.

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Once seen theatre group is the only drama group for people with learning difficulties in the area. They are trying to broaden their style of theatre and reach much wider audiences in the county. At the same time they offer the opportunities of integration and developing other social skills for people with learning difficulties in a conventional and creative way.


Once Seen aims to continue to produce a drama annually at York Theatre Royal and various productions at schools and clubs in the area. The company offers opportunities for all people with learning difficulties interested in performing.