Welfare 2021 Winners

Hijinx Theatre

Hijinx is one of Europe’s leading inclusive theatre companies, striving for equality by making outstanding art with learning disabled and/or autistic (LD/A) actors. The company’s acclaimed theatre work is original, surprising, edgy, and funny and is in huge demand across the globe. Around Wales Hijinx Academies provide professional drama training for 70 uniquely talented actors, who at the heart of the company’s work. They are promoted to the wider creative industries on www.hijinxactors.co.uk, the UK’s largest inclusive casting platform. Hijinx Films produces stunning short films and in 2018, the company published recommendations for new screen industry standards for casting LD/A actors. Hijinx Pawb offers a Wales-wide network of community drama courses for everyone who wants to act, regardless of ability or experience. Alongside, Hijinx offers an award-winning, specialist training, which empowers staff in a wide range of businesses with the confidence and skills to communicate well with vulnerable customers.