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“A sophisticated and bracing piece on living with HIV in Ireland… A work as involving and compassionate as Rapids could be the beginning of an antidote” Irish Times
"A timely, vital and powerful work" DRAFF magazine
Talking Shop Ensemble & Shaun Dunne
Dates: 07 Feb - 09 Feb
Show Time: 7.45pm
Tickets: €16 - 20
Exploring instances of disclosure and the presence of stigma in the lives of men and women who are HIV+ in Ireland today, Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne return with Rapids; their smash hit show that looks to playfully and respectfully make the private public.
In making this piece, the company have collaborated with several groups from the HIV+ community. From young men in rural Ireland to migrant women seeking asylum, this form-flipping piece of documentary theatre will take you through the myriad of perspectives and experiences that compound what it means to live positive in this country.
Rapids marks the return of Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne to Project Arts Centre following the sell-out success of their Dublin Theatre Festival debut in 2017.
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Created with: Aisling Byrne, Robbie Lawlor and Lisa Walsh
Cast includes: Charleigh Bailey, Shaun Dunne and Lisa Walsh
Set, costume and light Design: Ciaran O’Melia
Sound design: Sinead Diskin
Film design: Kilian Waters
Dramaturgy by: Gary Keegan
Produced by: Lara Hickey
Produced in association with Project Arts Centre and funded through an Arts Council Touring Grant. This project is supported by HIV Ireland, ACT UP Dublin and Mermaid Arts Centre.
November 23 2018, at 01:41pm
We're thrilled to announce our new Communications and Development Manager, Eimear O'Reilly! Eimear currently holds the position of Communications Officer here at Project and will take up her new role in January 2019. Since completing her studies at University College Dublin with a BA in English and Art History, Eimear has been immersed in the local arts and theatre scene, working with multiple festivals and arts organisations throughout Dublin City, including Dublin Theatre Festival, Gerry Lundberg PR, Arts & Disability Ireland, Temple Bar Tradfest, O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin Writers Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival. Before joining Project Arts…Read More
October 05 2018, at 02:37pm
Project Arts Centre is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Centre Technician. The Centre Technician will be a key member of the Project team and will be responsible in the first instance to the Production Manager and ultimately to the General Manager. This role will involve the provision of technical support to all visiting groups, companies, artists, and individuals in the presentation of Project Arts Centre's Artistic Programme and will require flexibility given the busy work environment and the varied requirements of a multi-disciplinary arts centre. A full job description and more information about how to apply can be downloaded here.…Read More