The Civic Theatre is committed to providing access to the high quality work that it presents. In 2019, 577 children and young people attended shows at the Civic Theatre funded by patron donations under the theatres’ INSPIRE scheme.

The Civic Theatre is delighted to be working in partnership with Tallaght Community School.  The Civic Theatre is working with teachers in Tallaght Community School to introduce the world of theatre to the students.  The focus of the partnership are sponsored trips to The Civic Theatre to see age appropriate work.  Students participating in the programme will see three/four plays in the course of an academic year.  Each theatre trip is supported by a drama workshop and a Q & A session with members of the performance company.

The inspire fund covers the cost of tickets and transport to the Theatre and is open to all schools and creches in the South Dublin region.

Inspire is a fundraising scheme created and run by The Civic, Tallaght, Dublin 24. The Civic is a registered Charity (RCN: 20040765).

If you are interested in bringing a group of students to the Theatre please register your interest HERE.

Charlie's a Clepto

17 students from Tallaght Community School attended Charlie’s A Clepto.

24 students from Fonthill Day Care attended The Return of Spring.

16 students from Tallaght Community School attended Idlewild by Jimmy Murphy.

The Inspire funded 4 performances of Egg & Spoon – a show for children under 5 and their families.

The Inspire funded 4 performances of Tom Thumb – a show for children aged 3 years and over. 74 children attended from Limetree Community Creche , Dublin West Childcare.

“Fiona Sheridan here – Project Leader of Limetree Community Creche , Dublin West Childcare would like to extend a huge thanks for the invitation to bring a group of our children to see Tom Thumb and a wonderful story-time in the Library. The boys and girls thoroughly enjoyed Tom Thumb and the story really developed their imagination and creativity – many of which wanted to draw and describe in story form when they returned to Limetree – this is a true reflection of a successful trip!”

75 students from Tallaght Community School attended How To Square A Circle.

46 students from Tallaght Community School attended Ireland’s Call.

40 children attended The Dig.

77 children aged 0 – 12 years with complex needs and their families attended SING ME TO THE SEA by Anna Newell.

42 students from Scoil Aoife attended BigKidLittleKid.

166 students from St Martin De Porres National School attended The Civic Theatre Christmas Panto Snow White.