Here you can find Resources which support and enhance our touring work, performances and educational projects.
Free for anyone to download – we hope they help and inspire you.
A learning tool to help audiences get the most out of a performance ‘Hanging by a Thread!’
A resource created by visual artist Claire Hignett to support DIY artists and others interested in working creatively in Peel Park, Salford.
Handout made for the A Question of Leadership Conference (Sept 2018) to share DIY’s Friday Groups ideas about leadership “Leadership doesn’t have to be about heroic individuals – it can be shared.”
Arts participation and leadership with young people with learning difficulties. This guide is based on ideas and examples gained through DIY Theatre Company’s “Leading it Our Way” programme, which began in 2011. We want to share and develop good practice with others working with young people with learning difficulties.
In this film actors from DIY Theatre Company share their tips on making multi-sensory theatre for people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. The film is based on the processes we used in creating our Multi- Sensory show ‘Give Me Space’ – find out more and see more video’s on our Show Page
‘Give Me Space!’ is a performance which has been created by company members for audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. This booklet offers just a few approaches which have worked for us. We’re sure you’ll have lots of brilliant ideas to add to these.
A learning tool to help audiences get the most out a performance of ‘Give Me Space!’
‘Following the Thread’ is a performance which was created by company members for audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. This booklet offers just a few ideas which have worked for us. We’re sure you’ll have lots of brilliant ideas to add to these.
Have a look at our online resource collections :
A range of resources created by musicians who participated in 4 by 8; DIY’s training programme for musicians wanting to develop their inclusive practice. All the ideas were developed in partnership with DIY Leaders. They have all been piloted with children and young people with learning disabilities.
Here you will find our circus inspired Music and Drama project resources. They are aimed at children and young people with learning disabilities and include a series of Animated Videos and a supporting Participatory Activity Pack.
Here we have brought together lots of ideas and resources which were produced while we and other artists with learning disabilities were staying safe at home during the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak. These resources are organised around the 5 ways to Wellbeing,
Here you can access our Following Patient 36 Digital Story and supporting Resource Pack. We are hoping that schools, colleges and other organisations will use these resources to explore issues relating to disability.
Here you will find a combination of digital resources and more traditional ‘resource packs’ to support students on their Arts Award journeys.
Find DIY resources elsewhere:
DIY’s YouTube channel – click here to visit!