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Arambe Productions Presents
Dates: 19 Nov - 19 Nov
Show Time: 11am – 1pm
Tickets: €25 (Ticket bundle book for day 1 & 2 together for just €25)
Facilitated by Gavin Kostick, playwright, dramaturg and the literary manager of Fishamble Theatre.
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FESTABIT PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
Day 1 – Friday, 17th November | Seminar – Admission €15 (Ticket bundle book for day 1 & 2 together for just €25) | BOOK NOW
11:00 am –1:00pm: Seminar -The history, current state and future of African and Black Irish Theatre in Ireland
Keynote addresses from – Willie White, the Artistic Director and CEO of the Dublin Theatre; Professor Jane Plastow, Professor of African Theatre at the Leeds University, UK; and Dr Jason King – Lecturer and Scholar of Intercultural Performance Studies NUI Galway. Chaired by Chrissie Poulter, Head of Department of Drama, Trinity College, Dublin.
2.45pm – 5:15 pm: Play reading and discussion
A performance of a rehearsed reading of The Other War by a multicultural cast: Rosa Bowden, Daniel Costello, Geraldine McAlinden, Donna Nikolaisen and Ann Sheehy as directed by Cathy Leeney. Followed by a discussion with Cathy Leeney and Eritrean author, Alemseged Tesfai
Day 2 Saturday, 18th November 2017 | Seminar – Admission €15 (Ticket bundle book for day 1 & 2 together for just €25) | BOOK NOW
11:00am – 12:30pm: Panel discussion – The current state, development and future sustainability of African and Black Irish Theatre in Ireland
With panellists Sinead O’Reilly (Head of Local Arts and Arts Participation at The Arts Council), Kwaku Fortune (Actor), Yemi Adenuga (Actress/broadcaster/business strategist), Adekunle Gomez (Researcher/Writer/Commentator on African Affairs), Donna Nikolaisen (Actress), Katrina Goldstone (Independent researcher and writer in media and communications).
Moderated by Katherine Atkinson (Arts Consultant/Artist/Performer)
12:40pm – 1:00pm Interactive group discussion
Day 3 Sunday, 19th November 2017 | Playwriting and devising workshop | Admission €25 | BOOK NOW
11:00am – 1:00pm: Playwriting and devising workshop
Facilitated by Gavin Kostick, playwright, dramaturge and the literary manager of Fishamble Theatre
Day 3 Sunday, 19th November 2017 | Storytelling workshop | Admission €25 | BOOK NOW
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Storytelling Workshop
The craft of storytelling for writers, actors and directors facilitated by Terry McMahon, writer, director and filmmaker.
November 14 2017, at 12:23pm
Calling all artists… have you got an idea that needs to be explored or a work in progress that needs a bit more development? Then this is for you. We’re delighted to be partnering again with our pals at Cork Midsummer, Dublin Fringe Festival and Theatre Forum for another edition of MAKE, our artist development programme and residency. MAKE is open to Irish and international artists for the purpose of generating new performance work outside of the traditional writer-led model at all career levels. Since the first MAKE in 2009, over 120 Irish and international artists have been MAKE residents,…Read More
November 04 2017, at 03:50pm
As Tremble Tremble nears the end of its presentation in the Irish Pavilion at Venice Biennale, a new chapter in the exhibitions life begins as it transforms the ICA Singapore’s largest gallery. This new instalment of Tremble Tremble features new elements developed during Jones residency at LASALLE earlier this year. During her time in Singapore Jones surveyed LASALLE’s collection of the art, implements and archives of the College’s founder, Irish Catholic priest, educator and artist Brother Joseph McNally. For this instalment of Tremble Tremble, she includes a selection of hand tools used and refashioned by Brother McNally in his studio.…Read More