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TEAM Educational Theatre Company


  • Description

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company was one of Ireland's longest established theatre in education companies and earned national acclaim over 38 years working within the primary and post-primary system. The company produced work for children and young people to high artistic standards, primarily in their own formal learning environment, that: provided an authentic experience which resonated with their own lives; challenged them to feel, think, interact and do within the dramatic context; and opened them to the potential of theatre. TEAM ceased operations in April 2014.

  • Artistic Director

    John Breen


    Valeria Cavalli


Play Title Playwright
A Quiet Life Nicholas Kelly
Ambrose and the Gumblewhumps Roger Gregg
Because just Because Bernard Farrell
Black Ice Thomas McLaughlin
Blindfold Neil Donnelly
Borderlands Frank McGuinness
Bumbógs & Bees Frances Kay
Burning Dreams Frances Kay
Cross My Heart Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy
Dear Kenny Jim Nolan
Doughnuts Eoin Byrne

In collaboration with TEAM Theatre

Dream Walker Antoine Ó Flatharta
Earwigs Maeve Ingoldsby
Emperor's New Clothes David McKenna
Adapted in collaboration with TEAM from the original story by Hans Christian Andersen.
Firestone Maeve Ingoldsby
Fixing Bill Haley Ken Bourke
Focal Point Manchán Magan
Forest Man Michael West
Friends John McArdle
Fusion Kevin Lavin
In collaboration with the company.
Gatherers Frank McGuinness
Good as Gold Martin Murphy
Good as Gold was developed through a devising process after consultation with various schools.
Handle with Care David McKenna
Heartstone Jim Nolan
Here Come Cowboys Colin Teevan
Inner City/Outer Space Jim Sheridan
Jack Fell Down Michael West
Jacko John McArdle
Kirkle Paula Meehan
Last Call Frances Kay
A play for post-primary school students.
Light Signals Paul Meade
Not Just Yet Art Ó Briain
One Star Away Sean Moffatt
One, Two, Three, O'Leary Bernard Farrell
Adapted by Bernard Farrell from the German original 'Max und Milli' by Volker Ludwig.
Only a Story
Devised by TEAM
Out of Line Maeve Ingoldsby
Performers John McArdle
Round and Round the Garden Jim Nolan
Seventy Percent Proof Art Ó Briain
Shadowtackle Anne Barrett
Shapeshifters Nicholas Kelly
Sherbet and Tiffin Pauline Shanahan
Shoot the Butterfly Thomas McLaughlin
Silly Millie's Storybook John McArdle
Skin and Blisters Audrey O'Reilly
Sugar and Spice and Rats and Snails
This play was created and presented by Grips Theatre Berlin in February 1975. It was translated by Brigitte Prenn and adapted by TEAM to a Dublin setting.
Devised by TEAM.
That's Mad
Devised by Team with pupils of Basin Lane Primary School.
The Boathouse Jim Nolan
The Making of Antigone Ryan Martin Murphy
In collaboration with TEAM.
The Monkey Puzzle Tree Maeve Ingoldsby
The Native Ground Antoine Ó Flatharta
The Voyage Paula Meehan
The Well Ken Bourke
The Wind of the Word Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy
Then Moses Met Marconi Bernard Farrell
Two Houses John McArdle
Women at Work Jim Sheridan Peter Sheridan
Research by Mary Maher and TEAM
Wonder Ponder Time
Devised by the company with contributions from Pat Ingoldsby, Bryan Murray, Barry McGovern and Noel McFarlane.