Dark Horse is a national touring theatre company which premieres new writing. An ensemble of learning disabled actors feature in our productions and exceptional non learning disabled actors from the broader industry are also cast in our tours.

The work is both vitally physical and text based, features original composed music and is always visually impactful. Appealing to a broad, general and adult audience, the company’s work is always new, and has a reputation for surprise, innovation and the ability to reverse expectation in powerful and challenging ways, exploring stories and ideas which reflect the human condition to an audience.

Dark Horse is also a leading vocational trainer of actors with learning disabilities and develops skills in preparation for work in the industry at the highest level. A unique acting methodology offers all Dark Horse actors the opportunity to train viably for work in all performance media.