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Please find below a list of current opportunities and events coming up over the next few months – 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.

  • Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris – Residencies
    Applications are now open for the 2022-23 residency programme at CCI Paris. Through the residencies and its diverse cultural programme, the Centre Culturel Irlandais showcases Ireland’s dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage. Applicants must be Irish citizens or normally resident on the island of Ireland, with professional involvement in creative practice.
    Closing Date 12 January 2022, 5pm. For more information, click here
  • Open Call: SHORT CUTS: Digital Commission and Mentorship Programme | Open Call 2022
    Short Cuts is a small scale digital commission and mentorship programme that prioritizes artists who have not yet entered the world of arts applications and funding streams. We want to see the kind of things you’re creating and we want to help you take the next steps.
    Deadline: 14 January 2022, 12pm. For more information, click here.
  • The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve
    The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve (Theatre Reserve, Comedy Reserve and the Generate Fund) is a designated fund to support emerging theatre makers and comedians in bringing their work to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For over 15 years the reserve has enables artists to hone their talents and focus on their creativity, by offering vital support in the form of cash investment and mentorship.
    Deadline: 10am, 17 January 2022. For more information, click here.
  • Create – Pilot AIC Scheme Mentoring Award
    Create invites expressions of interest from collaborative socially engaged artists, or artists interested in/transitioning into collaborative socially engaged arts, who wish to avail of a focused period of mentorship to develop and consolidate their practice.
    The closing date for Expressions of Interest is Monday the 17th January 2022. For more information, click here.
  • Pilot AIC Scheme Mentoring Award
    Create invites expressions of interest from collaborative socially engaged artists, or artists interested in/transitioning into collaborative socially engaged arts, who wish to avail of a focused period of mentorship to develop and consolidate their practice.
    The closing date for Expressions of Interest is Monday the 17th January 2022. For more information, click here.
  • Verity Bargate Award
    The Verity Bargate Award is Soho Theatre’s flagship new writing award with the winning play produced in a full production on our stages. Open to any playwright who has had fewer than three professional productions and who lives in the UK or Ireland. There are no restrictions on subject matter. Musicals and other forms of theatre are welcome but will only be judged on the text that is submitted. The winner receives £7,500 in respect of an exclusive option for Soho Theatre to produce the play.
    Submissions now open until 21 January 2022. For more information, click here.
  • dlr Arts Grants Scheme 2022
    dlr Arts Office runs an annual grant scheme. Grants are available to provide financial assistance to individual artists, arts groups and arts organisations engaged in arts projects or events at local or county level and to support the professional development and arts practice of individual artists, arts groups and organisations. There are also Arts Access Grants available for older persons and Community Arts Grants for small scale community arts events.
    An online grant clinic to answer any questions you might have will be held on Tuesday 18th of January at 6pm. To register please email cbrown@dlrcoco.ie.
    Deadline: 28 January 2022. For more information, click here
  • 2022 Papatango New Writing Prize
    The winning writer will receive £7000. Their script will be produced by Papatango in a month-long run in The Large theatre at Southwark Playhouse, London, with the writer receiving a royalty of 8% of the net box office. It will also be published by Nick Hern Books.
    Deadline: 30 January 2022, 9pm. For more information, click here.
  • Baboró LEAP Artist Workshop
    Applications are open for LEAP, a new, paid 4-day workshop & community-building project open to artists from ethnically diverse &/or migrant backgrounds. The workshop runs from 4-7 April 2022, 10am-4pm each day, at An Taibhdhearc, 19 Middle Street, Galway.
    Deadline: 30 January 2022, midnight. For more information, click here.
  • Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris – Romilly Walton Masters Experimental Performance Bursary
    This award supports the making of bold, innovative, experimental performance work in the fields of theatre, music, dance, film or visual art to be experienced by audiences in France and Ireland. The award enables experimental theatre and performance makers in their early careers to develop an idea for performance during a residency in the CCI in Paris, to show the embryonic performance piece as a work-in-progress, to showcase the final work in Paris and to present it in Ireland as part of Dublin Fringe Festival.
    Deadline: 11 February 2022. For more information, click here.
  • Open Call: Rhizome at Project Arts Centre
    Rhizome is a pilot Green Arts programme that aims to highlight the critical role of creativity, optimism, and imagination in the craft of social and environmental change, both locally and internationally. The primary aim of this project is to shift the messaging around climate change and create space for recovery, exploration and innovation over an extended period of time.
    Deadline: Friday 12 February 2022, midday. For more information, click here