Belltable Connect Theatre Makers 2017 is a 6-months theatre development programme responding to the identified need to create with guidance and support from mentors, giving participants an impetus to develop new works. The programme facilitates artists to stretch their creative comfort zone and to explore in a safe and stimulating environment.
Theatre Makers encourages collaborations with others, within the framework of a programme of talks, workshops, masterclasses and demonstration-performances. These take place over two days once a month from January to June 2017, in Belltable, 69 O’Connell Street, Limerick City. The programme facilitates engagement with a variety of styles, approaches and viewpoints in contemporary theatre from Ireland, Europe and beyond. The creative ensemble of participants will showcase their ideas to the public in June/July 2017.
Belltable Connect Theatre Makers 2017 participants just announced:
Ann Blake, Caoimhe Dunn, Eadaoin O’Donoghue, Fionnuala Gygax, Henry Martin, Joan Somers Donnelly, Joanne Ryan, John Galvin, Liam McCarthy, Maeve Stone, Mags O’Donoghue and Rob Moloney.
Belltable Connect Theatre Makers2017 is led by two main mentors –playwright Deirdre Kinahan and director Lynne Parker. Visiting mentors include Tim Crouch (UK), Théatre de la Pire Espéce (Canada), Terry O’Donovan (Dante or Die, UK), Rebecca Perry (Canada), among others.
The Belltable Arts Centre is a multi-disciplinary arts venue located at 69 O’Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland. It was named after Henry Hubert Belltable, a Belgian army officer who founded the Holy Confraternity in Limerick. The facility, which opened in 1981, houses a 250-seat theatre/cinema, a 50-seat balcony studio (for occasional poetry and smaller performances); a visual arts gallery and a basement restaurant.
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