The Crescent is more than just a performance and workshop venue – it is also home to many independent arts organisations: big and small, old and new.
As well as offering extensive training and classes in the Performing Arts, BTS/BTA represents Actors and Dancers of all ages. The team also work in event production, consultation and casting, providing people, choreography and ideas for public relations, theatre, television and film companies. Belfast Talent also provide the official Belfast Giants – Cheerleading Squad.
Contact: Eileen Branagh
T: 028 9024 0765
Open Arts is a participative arts organisation which works with disabled people of all ages and abilities, enabling them to take a full part in creative activities of every kind.
WheelWorks is a youth arts charity which works with young people aged 4-25 from marginalised communities throughout Northern Ireland. Young people are encouraged to explore issues of importance to them using the arts as a developmental tool.
An independent film company, outstanding in its field.
Institute of Contemporary Music - ICM
ICM is one of Northern Ireland's premier music schools, running for over 10 years.
Bright Young Things
Award winning drama school, founded by LAMDA trained actor and qualified primary school teacher, Bright Young Things offers high quality drama workshops; improvisation, confidence building games, music dance and more.
John is an award winning scriptwriter who has written for radio, TV, theatre and the movies. He also teaches screenwriting at Ulster University and at the Crescent Arts Centre.