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Dates: 02 Oct - 05 Oct
‘You feed us. You wash us. You dress us. You sing to us. You watch us when we are sleeping. You make promises that you think we won’t remember. You tell us stories with happy endings, and stories with unhappy endings and stories with endings that are not really endings at all. You explain to us what love is. You explain to us the different causes of illness and the different causes of war. You whisper softly when you think we can’t hear. You explain to us that night follows day.’
That Night Follows Day, a piece for adults featuring 16 children between 8 and 14 years old, catalogues the many ways a child’s life is determined by that of their carers. With great clarity and humour it examines the systems of parenthood, upbringing, discipline, care and welfare that define children’s and adolescent’s worlds. Astonishingly simple and beautifully poetic That Night Follows Day is a playful and provocative performance that holds its adult audience captive and captivated! This is Victoria’s third visit to the Festival in recent years, following the hugely successful White Star (2005) and Aalst (2006). In Flemish with English surtitles.
‘…simply breathtaking… the finest show about parenthood and childhood ever produced in Europe.’ The Scotsman
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October 25 2019, at 11:37am
We're thrilled to announce this year's MAKE participants and mentors! MAKE is an artist development programme and residency initiative of Cork Midsummer Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival , Project Arts Centre and Theatre Forum. It 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. The 11th MAKE residency will run from Saturday 2 November to Sunday 10 November. MAKE 2019 MENTORS Ron Athey, Kim Bowers AKA Busty Beatz, Lisa Fa’alafi and Gundega Laivina. MAKE 2019 PARTICIPANTS Working individually: Jane Deasy, Barry Fitzgerald, Gráinne Hallahan, Alan…Read More
October 17 2019, at 04:32pm
Project is seeking an experienced, energetic and creative Communications Manager to lead out on the development and delivery of a new and ambitious communications strategy (as part of a larger organisational strategy 2021 – 2025), and to support work in the area of fundraising. Project Arts Centre is more than a venue. Built around a community of artists, audiences, members, staff, Board and other stakeholders, it is: A home for contemporary arts An artist resource A critical hub. The successful candidate will understand the artist led ethos at Project, which is creative, ambitious, loyal, edgy, energetic, supportive, passionate, empowering, courageous…Read More