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Here’s a list of current of opportunities and events out there – we’ve listed them in date order. We’ll update this regularly – if you’ve something you’d like to add in to the list, email Irma on manager@theatreforum.ie.

  • Cultural Adaptations Conference 2-5 March
    The conference marks the conclusion of Cultural Adaptations: an action research project supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union and co-funded by the Scottish Government which saw axis Ballymun partner with Creative Carbon ScotlandGreentrack GentTiLLT Gothenburg with artist Maeve Stone. More info. 
  • Fishamble: The New Play Company is joining forces with poet, performer and playwright Felicia Olusanya (Felispeaks) to offer a Writing for Performance workshop. This playwriting workshop will consist of three sessions. The aim of the workshops is to support underrepresented voices in Irish theatre, by providing the training and tools to write for the stage. Deadline to apply 7 March. More info.
  • Dublin Theatre Festival – A Conversation on Women in Leadership
    On International Women’s Day, Dublin Theatre Festival asks the big questions on ‘Women in Leadership’. 8 March 3pm. Free but booking required. More info.
  • From Access to Inclusion 9 – 23 March
    ADI presents this international online gathering of access professionals and advocates provides a forum to exchange ideas and discover new and innovative ways for your organisation to include and welcome everyone. More info.
  • Dublin Fringe Festival Curatorial Callout is open at the moment. Deadline 11 March. More info.
  • VISUAL is inviting visual artists, performers, producers, directors, curators, makers, arts workers or any other kind of fabulous human beings to join them for a chat. You can book in you fika session. More info
  • Our colleagues in Irish Theatre Institute have launched Speak Up ACTiON Survey – a survey of arts workers & their workplace experiences. The findings will inform policy & the development of artist supports for safe & dignified working environments. Please do complete and share. More info.
  • Perform Europe supports experiments to make touring of performing arts works in Creative Europe countries more sustainable and inclusive. The ultimate goal of Perform Europe is to design a future support programme for cross-border touring and digital distribution of the performing arts.This survey is very important as it is the first step towards designing this new support programme and takes 10 minutes. More info.
  • The Arts Council/An Comhairle Ealaíon and Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) have announced details of an innovative new online series designed to support the wellbeing of arts professionals in Ireland, with particular relevance to the present Covid-19 pandemic.
    The programme features panel exchanges chaired by psychologist Dr Maureen Gaffney, with guest speakers from a range of art forms in addition to follow-up workshops and online resources exploring self-care and wellbeing. Surviving or Thriving? takes place over three weeks from 15 March to 01 April 2021, with podcasts and other online resources available ongoing. All events are free but booking is required. More info.
  • Arts Council Theatre Funding Clinic taking place on 25 March. More info.
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