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Arambe Productions Presents
Dates: 17 Nov - 17 Nov
Show Time: 11am - 1pm
Tickets: €15 (Ticket bundle book for day 1 & 2 together for just €25)
The history, current state and future of African and Black Irish Theatre in Ireland
Keynote addresses from:
Chaired by Chrissie Poulter, Head of Department of Drama, Trinity College, Dublin.
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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.
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
Project Arts Centre is powered by creative ideas, critical thinking and debate. Artists and audiences are often first to forecast the future – for good and for ill. As we look to our future in an uncertain world, which is leaning towards populism, tokenism, and right wing conservative politics, we want to engage in a conversation about contemporary Ireland and the arts. We want to peel back the skin to see how artists are faring and examine the ways in which our arts community can reflect, mediate, challenge and shape our collective fate. Where does our future lie? As part…Read More
May 14 2019, at 11:31am
Upcoming Artist Talk event from Emma Wolf Haugh around her ongoing research will be presented later this year. Date and Location TBC. This event will present the artists research towards new work from Haugh in 2020 Domestic Optimism begins with the work and continually expanding legacy of the Irish-born, self-taught, modernist architect and designer, Eileen Gray. A considerable amount of attention has been given to Gray’s work in recent years but, more often than not, the queerness inherent in her life and design is sidelined or ignored. I am interested in what comes to bear on the construction of legacy and what…Read More