WHO WE ARE

The Irish Theatre Group (ITG) is a not-for-profit organisation, here to share our love of theatre and our rich tradition of storytelling with the international community of Brussels. We started back in the early 1980s with a desire to stage some of the classics of Irish theatre and we haven’t stopped since. Fortunately for us, and we hope for you, the world of Irish theatre is vibrant and increasingly diverse and there is no end to the stories that need to be told and that are worth telling.

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UPCOMING SHOW: AUGUSTUS DOES

HIS BIT

(30 NOV - 4 DEC)

A one-act farce by Bernard Shaw,  directed for the ITG by Hugh Dow.


There's a war on and Augustus, an upper-crusty if ever there was one, has to deal with Head Office, cunningly (?) counter (?) the advances of potential spies, while beleaguered throughout by an insubordinate subordinate. What could possibly go wrong?

(This is a 'COVID safe event')

 
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WATCH OUR FEATS SHOW

GSOH by Suzanne Walsh

We celebrate Bloomsday on 16 June every year. While we couldn't host our usual Bloomsnight get-together we can offer you “something we prepared earlier”. Put the kettle on, or whatever you’re having yourself, click forward and sit back to watch this 15 min play, GSOH, by Suzanne Walsh. Thanks again to the ECC for bringing the continent-wide amdram community together, virtually, for a warm, social, and entertaining FEATS event, and to our peers for continuing to produce great theatre.

 

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

Are you a budding actor, a seasoned playwright, or a lighting wizard? Or are you interested in learning a new skill? At the ITG we are always looking for new talent and we welcome people of all nationalities and abilities. So get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.

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FEATURED SHOWS

 
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DANCING AT LUGHNASA

November 2008

Brian Friel's acclaimed masterpiece.

 

THEATRE COMMUNITY

The Irish Theatre Group is part of a vibrant theatre community in Brussels and the surrounding region. From William Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams, opera to stand up, and youth theatre to festivals, find out more about what Brussels’ various English language theatre groups have to offer.

 

THE WAREHOUSE

Our home in Brussels

In 1994, the Irish Theatre Group, the American Theatre Company and the English Comedy Club purchased a complex now known as The Warehouse at Rue Waelhem in Schaerbeek. Managed by the three groups it features a 65-seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms and workshop and is the centre for amateur English language theatre in Brussels.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

 

Whether treading the boards or working backstage, for me, working on an ITG play is to learn the true meaning of teamwork. I personally love the creativity, escapism and fun of it all.

Sinéad Meehan van Druten

It was a real blessing to find the Irish Theatre Group when I first arrived in Brussels — a wonderful chance to explore a passion for theatre as part of a welcoming, friendly, and supportive community!

Eoin O'Leary

I've met some of my best friends in Brussels through the ITG and learned so much along the way. It's a great community to be part of whether you are acting, producing or working backstage.

Katie Carroll

KEEP IN TOUCH

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