MAKE is an artist development programme and residency initiative of Cork Midsummer FestivalDublin Fringe FestivalProject Arts Centre and Theatre Forum. It is open to artists for the purpose of generating new performance work outside of the traditional writer-led model at all career levels.

Since the first MAKE in 2009, over 130 Irish and international artists have been MAKE residents, receiving mentoring support from renowned international theatre makers. Past programmes have borne highly acclaimed performance work and collaborations going on to tour here in Ireland and internationally.

The 13th MAKE residency will run from 29 November – 3 December 2021, 10am – 6pm daily. Following on from MAKE 2020, this year’s MAKE will continue in an online format, providing valuable time and focus for performance makers, wherever they are. International mentors will be on hand with support, provocation and guidance via digital channels. The programme will offer a one week artist fee, peer support and mentorship to develop theatre and performance projects, working individually or in collaboration with other artists. Groups of up to three artists are welcome to apply.

For full details please read further information and the MAKE application form.

Please note the deadline for receipt of applications is 6pm on 25 October. Successful applicants will be advised on 1 November.