Lung Ha Theatre Company is a leading theatre company for people with learning disabilities, in Scotland and internationally.  The Company was conceived in 1984, and has since created over 45 original theatre productions and worked with over 400 performers with a learning disability.

The Company works in partnership with many of the leading creative, and other, practitioners from across Scotland and beyond – including Made in Scotland, the Edinburgh International Festival, the Traverse Theatre, National Museums Scotland, the Edinburgh International Science Festival and as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  It’s work has been seen in Scotland, England, Ireland, Poland, France, Sweden and Finland.

“… aglow with deep humour, passionate sadness, and the true energy of live theatre”  ‘The Scotsman’ on Lung Ha Theatre Company’s production of Chekhov Shorts.

In 2010 the Company was awarded the ‘Critics Award for Theatre on Scotland’ award for Best Ensemble, in coproduction with Grid Iron Theatre Company, for its production of Huxley’s Lab.

Auditions to join the performing company are held annually, typically in the spring of each year – for more information please visit

At you will also find the Company’s full production history, videos, blogs, information on working with us (including volunteering), production galleries and other ways to support the Company’s work – including making a financial contribution.