Opening Doors – Our Philosophy

The Association’s ethos is to promote creative processes and artistic skill with adults with learning disabilities, and therefore all our projects engage adults with learning disabilities in processes that facilitate the creation of their own work and aesthetic, and empower them to take ownership of this work and process.

The association manages to address its ambitious plans thanks to the creative professionals engaged to develop projects, to our active volunteers, artists and members whose commitment and energy drives us to achieve more. Opening Doors Association exists because the members believe in cultural rights and accessibility. Together we are committed to the creative expression of people with learning disabilities.

Opening Doors Board

Prof Jo Butterworth (Chair)
Dr Anne-Marie Callus
Brian Gauci (Treasurer)

Sara Polidano (Vice-chair)
Toni Attard

Ilona Baldacchino

Ilona Baldacchino – Artistic Director
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Andrea Grancini – Leader Theatre group
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Luke Baldacchino photo - final

Luke Baldacchino – Leader, Music group
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Julienne photo

Julienne Schembri – Dance group leader
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Leon Xuereb – Leader Theatre group
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Estelle Farrugia

Estelle Farrugia – Leader dance group
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