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Please find below a list of current opportunities and events coming up over the summer – we’ve listed them in order of date. If you’ve something you’d like to add in to the list, please email Katie on coordinator@theatreforum.ie.     

  • MAKE Applications Are Now Open
    Groups of up to three artists are welcome to apply. 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. For full details read further information and the MAKE application form.
    Deadline 6pm on 25 October. For more information, please click here.
  • 9th Pan Pan International Mentorship
    From January to June 2022 Terry O’Connor, one of the members of Forced Entertainment, will work with five contemporary performing arts makers based in Ireland. In addition to meeting Terry in person and online, each of the participants will receive a bursary to help them dedicate time to work on their ideas, and we also offer travel subsidy to help them see relevant work internationally.
    Deadline: Tuesday 26th October, 5pm. For more information, please click here.
  • DCU Writer in Residence
    The DCU Writer in Residence will be engaged for the calendar year 2022 and will primarily support creative writing modules in the School of English, Dublin City University, but will also have opportunities to engage with the school’s wider undergraduate and postgraduate offerings, as well as with the wider university.
    The Writer in Residence fee is €30,000.
    Deadline: Thursday 28 October, 5:30pm. For more information, please click here.
  • Embedded Artist with Corca Dhuibhne Inbhuanaithe – A Creative ImaginingApplications are welcome from individual artists as well as groups or collectives. his project will see (an) artist(s) creatively engage with the farming community and the Corca Dhuibhne Creativity & Innovation Hub to support participating farmers to identify climate action solutions that will work for them and wider society. The selected artist(s) will be supported throughout by the Corca Dhuibhne Inbhuanaithe steering group and the Project Manager / Curator.
    Deadline: 3 November 2021. For more information, please click here
  • International Collaboration Grants
    A £3.5m programme of grants now available to support UK and international organisations to collaborate internationally. The British Council’s new International Collaboration Grants are now available for UK and international organisations to collaborate on digital, face to face, and/or hybrid artistic projects. Grants of up to £75k are available to UK and international organisations. Applications must demonstrate genuine international collaboration and an explicit benefit to individual artists and international partners, and projects should address significant contemporary themes, from climate change to global challenges. The application portal will open on 15 October.
    Join the webinar on ​12 October, 9:00-10:00 (IST) Deadline: 4 November, 23:59 GMT. For more information, please click here.
  • Tangent Postgraduate Certificate in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (level 9) – Trinity College
    Are you interested in harnessing your creative talents to establish an entrepreneurial venture? Do you want to establish a sustainable career and future for yourself in the vibrant arts industry? Join Tangent, Trinity College Dublin’s ideas workspace, n this practical, part-time Postgraduate Certificate (Level 9) in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship to learn everything you need to develop, manage, and thrive as a creative and cultural entrepreneur. The arts values critical, creative, and lateral thinking – skills which are central to innovation and entrepreneurship. Join us to learn how to make your creative and cultural contributions to society economically viable and sustainable. Teaching will be blended, with classes in-person in Trinity, and online (we are also hosting a Galway edition of this course – see website for details).
    Deadline: 8 November 2021. For more information, please click here.
  • Fringe Lab Residencies
    Offering two Resident Artist initiatives for 2022, Artists’ Office Residents and Hot Deskers. They are looking for artists / producers / a company or a collective who could make good use of office space at Fringe HQ on Sycamore Street in Temple Bar from January–December 2022. How to apply: Please fill out this short application form .
    Deadline: 10am Monday, 8 November 2021. For more information, please click here.
  • DCC Project Arts Grants 2022
    Supporting Arts Organisations and Individuals to realise public presentation of new work for the Dublin City Council Administrative Area.  Project must be taking place in 2022. Public presentation may be online or physical or a hybrid event.Minimum Award €5,000, Maximum Award €10,000.
    Deadline: Monday 8 November, noon. For more information, please click here.
  • DCC Revenue Grants 2022
    Revenue Grants 2022 are for Arts organisations that contribute to the realisation of the priorities and goals of Dublin City Council in a strategic way, and can act as effective advocates and promoters of the arts to the public, to partners in other agencies and public bodies. A Grant of €10k is guaranteed to each successful applicant.
    Deadline: Monday 8 November, noon. For more information, please click here.
  • DCC Neighbourhood Grants 2022
    Neighbourhood Grants 2022 supporting Arts ​Projects or Programmes that begin with residents, local community organisations or groups interested in the Arts and /or with Artists living in or interested in working in particular neighbourhoods. Projects or Programmes may be physical, virtual or a combination of both forms and adhere to Public Health Guidelines.  All Projects must have strong collaboration between Artists and neighbourhood participants.
    Grant range is €2,000 – €10,000.
    Deadline: Monday 8 November, noon. For more information, please click here.
  • DCC Voluntary Grants 2022
    These grants support Arts programmes or projects by Voluntary organisations or groups engaging professional Artists that significantly advance the Artistic ambition of the organisation or groups activities.  Grant Range: €2,000 – €10,000.
    Deadline: Monday 8 November, noon. For more information, please click here.
  • DCC Bursary Awards 2022
    This award is an individual Artist’s work plans taking place in 2022 in the pursuit of training, mentoring, research and capacity building.
    Bursary 2022 applications are welcome from applicants of all artistic backgrounds.
    Maximum Bursary Award €5,000 (19 individual Awards to be made).
    Bursaries may be in any Art form.
    Deadline: Monday 8  November, noon. For more information, please click here.
  • Bealtaine Touring Award 2022
    Bealtaine invites applications from performing artists and producers for an award for work which will tour, during May 2022, as part of the Bealtaine Festival. We are eager to engage with artists in a new way by making them aware that the festival is open to new collaborations.
    We are also eager to receive applications for work that is radical, challenging, humorous or offbeat. We especially invite artists from marginalised or underrepresented communities to apply.
    Deadline: Friday 12 November 2021, 5pm. For more information, please click here.
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