Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
Theatre schools in Poland and other art schools and colleges, both public and private, are closed to the intellectually disabled and people with Down's syndrome. As a result, numerous professional theatres and Cultural Centres are not accessible to foster their artistic and professional development. There is a need to create and provide opportunities for the artistic education of intellectually disabled people and to enable them to pursue artistic professions in the future. The aim of the project is to implement a task in the field of cultural education, important for the development of social capital and activities stimulating their creativity and activating the participants representing a socially excluded group.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
The result of the project is to raise the level of artistic and creative competences of the participants and to shape - in practice - their perception of culture as an indispensable element of personal and social development. The Theatre School enables its participants to develop their abilities, skills and knowledge and provieds them with necessary competences to work in the field of arts in the future.