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Council announce Limerick Theatre Bursary Awards Scheme 2022

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Limerick Theatre Bursary Awards of up to €5,000 each are up for grabs and are funded by Limerick City and County Council.

Three Bursaries of up to €5,000 each are up for grabs

By I Love Limerick correspondent Ellie McCarthy

Limerick City and County Council are pleased to announce an open call for the Limerick Theatre Bursary Awards Scheme. The awards are in partnership with the Lime Tree Theatre and Belltable.

Three Bursaries of up to €5,000 each are up for grabs and are funded by Limerick City and County Council.

The Limerick Theatre Bursary aims are to grow Limerick’s cultural capacity by retaining and attracting creative practitioners to live and work in Limerick, support, and develop the creativity of individual artists in Limerick by recognising the need to support the making and development of creative work, as well as its presentation and exhibition.

The objectives of the awards are to:

-Support build capacity within the theatre sector in Limerick and the Midwest by recognising the need to support the making and development of creative work as well as its presentation

-Allow theatre practitioners the time and financial ability to work creatively and develop their ideas

-Encourage the development of quality new work in our city and county and promotion of regional and national interest in Limerick’s theatre scene

-Encourage the development of quality new work in the wider regional and national context

The goal is to support artists to make excellent work which is enjoyed and valued by many.

To be eligible, applicants should be based in the Limerick administrative area, or have a strong association with or operate substantially within Limerick City and County and are able to demonstrate this in their application. It is open to artists at all stages in their professional careers. Persons in full-time undergraduate and postgraduate level study are ineligible for funding.

The closing date for applications for Limerick Theatre Bursary Awards Scheme is 4 pm on Wednesday 19th October 2022.

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