ABOUT

ABOUT

Galway Theatre Festival was established in 2008, to platform Galway and West of Ireland based independent and emerging artists. GTF takes place in May each year, showcasing the energy and imagination of artists from Galway and West of Ireland, and playing host to exciting young theatre companies and artists from throughout the country.

 

MISSION

Our mission is to bring a fresh and lively programme of performance to the streets and venues of Galway, evoking raw energy, and adventurous spirit in our audiences. Galway Theatre Festival draws on Galway’s unique theatrical heritage, and is one of the leading arts festivals dedicated to independent theatre and performance. Galway Theatre Festival is passionate about supporting artists and companies, in presenting work for the festival, and developing their productions and artistic practice.


Galway Theatre Festival pushes the boundaries of what theatre and performance can be, inviting audiences to enjoy the energy and excitement that comes with the fusion of many art forms in performance.