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Ireland’s worldwide reputation for high quality education is built on the solid foundation of commitment to excellence. Ireland is a beautiful island, combining contemporary modern cities with an unspoilt countryside, offering cityscapes steeped in history and landscapes lush with a rich natural habitat. Renowned for friendliness, this safe English speaking country offers the warmest of welcomes to students and professionals from all over the world who seek to take course in Ireland.

Courses in Ireland are designed to meet the needs of many students. Courses in Ireland can help provide the up-to-date knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in a highly globalized society. Programs incorporate lectures, seminars, coursework, simulations, group discussions, practical applications and projects to help invoke knowledge and utilize the professional resources available in Ireland. Courses in Ireland are an excellent step toward advancing your career.

Take a look through the courses in Ireland below to find the program that matches your needs. It may be the next step in your career!

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Courses in General English

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 20 weeks September 2017 Ireland Cork

At Cork English Academy our General English courses are designed to give you the English language skills to live, work, study and travel in an English-speaking environment. During your General English course you will meet with the Academic Manager and develop clear learning objectives based on your English language level and needs. Your teachers will continuously monitor your progress throughout your English course and give regular feedback and advice. [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. At Cork English Academy our General English courses are designed to give you the English language skills to live, work, study and travel in an English-speaking environment. During your General English course you will meet with the Academic Manager and develop clear learning objectives based on your English language level and needs. Your teachers will continuously monitor your progress throughout your English course and give regular feedback and advice. General English 20 Hours General English 15 Hours Morning General English 15 Hours Afternoon We cover the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will also work on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and guided self-study. Lessons can be in a group (maximum 15) or one-to-one. Alternatively you can combine group English language lessons and one to one lessons on our combination course. Cork English Academy also offers a social and cultural programme to all students taking a General English course. We organize a wide range of activities, visits to places of local interest and sporting activities to give students the opportunity to mix with other students and local people and to practice their English language in real situations. Before you start your course at Cork English Academy you will complete an English language level test will help us to determine your starting level and ensure that you are choosing the most appropriate course. General English 20 Hours The General English Course GE20 is a 20 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday in the morning for four hours each day. This leaves you free for the remainder of the day to join the Social Activity Programme, study in our self access facilities or explore Cork and the surrounding areas. The daily four hour lesson covers all of the English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on speaking and listening. The main focus of the General English 20 hour course is on communication skills in real life settings. GE20 programme students follow a separate syllabus to that of GE15 students which includes a separate range of topics. There are 5 extra hours of teacher contact time per week which offers an opportunity to progress faster. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books and other media are utilized by the teacher to meet the language needs of all the individuals in the class. You can start the programme any Monday except for school and public holidays where the school is closed. Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 09.00 to 13.30 Level: Elementary to Advanced Maximum Class Size: 15 Course Cost €199 per week for 1 to 4 week bookings €170 per week for 5 to 12 week bookings €155 per week for 13 to 19 week bookings €145 per week for 20 + week bookings General English 15 Hours Morning The General English Course GE15 is a 15 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday in the morning for three hours each day. This leaves you free for the remainder of the day to join the Social Activity Programme, study in our self access facilities or explore Cork and the surrounding areas. The daily three hour lesson covers all of the English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on speaking and listening. The main focus of the General English 15 hour course is on communication skills in real life settings. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books and other media are utilized by the teacher to meet the language needs of all the individuals in the class. Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 09.00 to 12.15 Level: Elementary to Advanced Maximum Class Size: 15 Course Cost €149 per week for 1 to 4 week bookings €128 per week for 5 to 12 week bookings €116 per week for 13 to 19 week bookings €108 per week for 20 + week bookings General English 15 Hours Afternoon The General English Afternoon course is a 15 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday 13.45 to 17.00 with a 15 minute break each day. The daily three hour lesson covers all of the English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on speaking and listening. The main focus of the General English 15 hour course is on communication skills in real life settings. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books and other media are utilized by the teacher to meet the language needs of all the individuals in the class. You can start the programme any Monday within the given dates except for school and public holidays where the school is closed. Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 13.45 to 17.00 Level:Elementary level (CEF A1) to Advanced level (CEF C1) Dates: Students can start the programme any Monday except for on public holiday Mondays where the school is closed. Courses start on the following Tuesday in this case. Maximum Class Size: 15 Course Cost €127 per week for 1 to 4 week bookings €109 per week for 5 to 12 week bookings €99 per week for 13 to 19 week bookings €90 per week for 20 + week bookings Terms and Conditions When necessary, the Academy reserves the right to alter the timetable and/or transfer students from one class or course to another, including from the afternoon GE15 course to the morning GE15 course, from one time of study to another, and to merge small classes or cancel classes and courses. [-]

IELTS Preparation

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 4 weeks October 2017 Ireland Cork

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to examine your ability to work, study, or live in an English speaking environment. [+]

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to examine your ability to work, study, or live in an English speaking environment. This IELTS Preparation programme consists of 5 hours afternoon add-on tuition. It is suitable for students who are aiming to take the IELTS Academic Exam either while they are in Cork or at some time in the future. The afternoon classes are available as an add-on to students who are studying General English GE15 in the mornings. IELTS Afternoon Preparation 4 week programme at 5 hours per week (20 hours in total) Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Preparation for Academic Reading, Academic Writing, Listening, regularly timed examination practice as well as preparation and practice for speaking exam. Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework There are examinations held in Cork every month of the year except for in August Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Level: Students need to have a minimum starting level A2+ of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Maximum Class Size: 12 Course Cost Price: €199 for 4 week course (20 hours in total). Extra Fees: Examination Registration €195, Course Material €45 Click Here for the IELTS Special Offer [-]

FCE Preparation

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 4 weeks November 2017 Ireland Cork

The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. This FCE Preparation programme consists of 5 hours afternoon add-on tuition. It is suitable for students who are aiming to take the FCE Exam either while they are in Cork or at some time in the future. The afternoon classes are available as an add-on to students who are studying General English GE15 in the mornings. FCE Afternoon Preparation 4 week programme at 5 hours per week (20 hours in total) Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Preparation for Reading, Writing, Listening and Use of English papers with regular timed examination practice as well as preparation and practice for speaking exam. The accelerated four-week programme covers all four skills and pays particular attention to grammar and lexical areas commonly tested in the exam. Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13.30 Level: Students need to have a minimum starting level B2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Maximum Class Size: 12 Course Cost Price: €199 for 4 week course (20 hours in total). Extra Fees: Examination Registration €170, Course Material €45 [-]

General English Pre-Intermediate (GE02)

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks January 2017 Ireland Limerick

General English Pre-Intermediate (GE02) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Elementary and who are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

General English Pre-Intermediate (GE02) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Elementary and who are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. 1. Listening. 2. Reading. 3. Writing. 4. Speaking. Course Available: All Year Weekly Commencement Duration: 25 week programme/15 hours per week 15 week programme/ 15 hours per week 10 week programme/15 hours per week 1 – 9 week courses/15 hours per week Course Objectives: Improved pronunciation, listening comprehension and writing skills. Understand sentences on basic personal information e.g. name, where come from, employment, shopping, local geography etc. Increase vocabulary. Other Information: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival- Elementary Learners Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]

General English Advanced (GE05)

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks January 2017 Ireland Limerick

General English Advanced (GE05) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Upper Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. General English Advanced (GE05) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Upper Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. 1. Listening. 2. Reading. 3. Writing. 4. Speaking. Course Available: All Year Weekly Commencement Duration: 25 week programme/15 hours per week 15 week programme/ 15 hours per week 10 week programme/15 hours per week 1 – 9 week courses/15 hours per week Course Objectives: Improve knowledge of grammatical structures and sentence formation. Communicate with confidence and fluency. Input on areas such as news topics, politics and current affairs. Participate in debates and other similar speaking activities. Increase vocabulary. Other: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]

Cambridge Examination Preparation

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 5 - 15 weeks January 2017 Ireland Limerick

Handling text, understanding lectures and seminars, and taking part in academic discussion. During these lessons students receive plenty of practice and guidance to ensure that they attain their target score. In addition, they will receive guidance in finding a university course, and help in making their application. [+]

Cambridge IELTS Description: Testing listening, speaking, reading and writing in an academic context. Entry requirement for Irish, British and Australian universities. Learn skills you need for university study: Handling text, understanding lectures and seminars, and taking part in academic discussion. During these lessons students receive plenty of practice and guidance to ensure that they attain their target score. In addition, they will receive guidance in finding a university course, and help in making their application. Course Available: Continuous Duration: 15 week programme/15 hours per week 10 week programme /15 hours per week 5 week programme/15 hours per week Season Description: All Year Round Add-on: Examination Course Book & Materials €60 [-]

General English Upper Intermediate (GE04)

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks January 2017 Ireland Limerick

General English Upper Intermediate (GE04) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. General English Upper Intermediate (GE04) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. 1. Listening. 2. Reading. 3. Writing. 4. Speaking. Course Available: All Year Weekly Commencement Duration: 25 week programme/15 hours per week 15 week programme/ 15 hours per week 10 week programme/15 hours per week 1 – 9 week courses/15 hours per week Course Objectives: Improve practical knowledge of grammatical structures. Communicate with almost full fluency. Increased input on familiar matters regularly discussed in work, school or leisure environment. Describe experiences of home and life in detail. Increase vocabulary. Other: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]

General English Intermediate (GE03)

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks January 2017 Ireland Limerick

General English Intermediate (GE03) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Pre-Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

General English Intermediate (GE03) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Pre-Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. 1. Listening. 2. Reading. 3. Writing. 4. Speaking. Course Available: All Year Weekly Commencement Duration 25 week programme/15 hours per week 15 week programme/ 15 hours per week 10 week programme/15 hours per week 1 – 9 week courses/15 hours per week Course Objectives: Improve practical knowledge of grammatical structures. Communicate with ease and fluency. Input on familiar matters regularly discussed in work, school or leisure environment. Describe experiences of travelling or events confidently. Increase vocabulary. Other: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]

General English Elementary (GE01)

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks January 2017 Ireland Limerick

General English Elementary (GE01) course is suitable for Beginners and is designed for students who are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. General English Elementary (GE01) course is suitable for Beginners and is designed for students who are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. 1. Listening. 2. Reading. 3. Writing. 4. Speaking. Course Available: All Year Weekly Commencement Duration: 25 week programme/15 hours per week 12 week programme/ 15 hours per week 10 week programme/15 hours per week 1 – 9 week courses/15 hours per week Season Description: All Year Round Other Information: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival- Beginner Learners Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]

Immersion in Visual Communications

Uversity
Campus Full time 2 days February 2017 Ireland Dublin

This short programme will provide participants with an immersive experience in Ireland’s rich design landscape, learning from leading Irish creative and industry practitioners. [+]

Immersion in Visual Communications About this programme This short programme will provide participants with an immersive experience in Ireland’s rich design landscape, learning from leading Irish creative and industry practitioners. Participants will develop an understanding of historical and contemporary graphic design and illustration. They will explore how leading graphic designers and illustrators work: how they conceive, research, develop, execute, communicate and reflect on their ideas. Through informed discussions, expert presentations and demonstration, programme participants will be immersed in Ireland’s graphic design heritage and contemporary practices and examine the development of current theory and practices of Irish graphic design and illustration. The programme will include: Presentations by leading visual communication academics and experts Field trips to studios, galleries and archival resources such as Marsh’s Library, the National Irish Visual Arts Library. The programme will be led by Alex Milton, Programme Director of Irish Design 2015, in partnership Mary Ann Bolger, Lecturer in Design History and Theory at Dublin Institute of Technology. How much will it cost? The programme will cost €350 to include tuition, lunch and refreshments. Excludes accommodation and other meals. Uversity can certify your attendance at this short programme. Should you require official documentation to be produced, please contact Uversity. When will it take place? This short programme will take place from 15th to 16th February 2017 inclusive and is scheduled to run in the days preceding the Offset Dublin creative conference. Both programme offerings are subject to a minimum enrolment of 10. How to apply We welcome participants of all ages and backgrounds. All applicants will be asked to submit maximum of 300 words critique of a piece of graphic design or illustration. [-]

Immersion in James Joyce’s Dublin

Uversity
Campus Full time 5 days June 2017 Ireland Dublin

With its rich cultural heritage & inspiring urban setting, Dublin is the natural place to be immersed in James Joyce’s life, legacy and writings [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. Immersion in James Joyce’s Dublin About the programme With its rich cultural heritage & inspiring urban setting, Dublin is the natural place to be immersed in James Joyce’s life, legacy and writings. This short programme is delivered across 5 days in Dublin, Ireland’s UNESCO City of Literature, and the focus of Joyce’s literary imagination. The week will be led by author & publisher Jonathan Creasy, in partnership with some of Ireland’s foremost authors and Joyce scholars, including: Dr. Caroline Elbay and Mark Traynor and will be based in the James Joyce Cultural Centre in Dublin. At the heart of our programme will be workshops, master-classes and to help participants understand Joyce’s work and its importance in Irish (and world) literature. Participants will enjoy social and cultural immersion in Joyce’s work through tours and cultural events. Highlights include: Walking tour of Joyce’s Dublin with Marty Gilroy of the James Joyce Centre and Dublin Literary Tours Dinner and Dramatic Reading of Joyce’s Work in the James Joyce Cultural Centre Bloomsday Festival breakfast, reading and talk with notable author Ulysses Express Tour Ulysses Workshop ‘Penelope’ led by Jonathan Creasy Joycean Pub Crawl led by the Bloomsday Festival How much will it cost? The five day programme costs €1,200 to include all activities, some meals but excludes accommodation. Uversity can certify your attendance at this short programme and should you require official documentation to be produced, please contact Uversity. When will it take place? This programme will take place from 14th to 18th June 2017, across the high point in the Joycean calendar of Bloomsday on June 16th. How to apply We welcome participants of all ages and backgrounds. All applicants will be asked to submit a maximum of 300 words describing their interest in Joyce and any background in literature or creative writing. [-]

Immersion in Irish Material Culture: Creation & Curation

Uversity
Campus Full time 5 days July 2017 Ireland Dublin

The programme enables participants to explore and experience Ireland’s rich material culture heritage. [+]

Immersion in Irish Material Culture: Creation & Curation About this programme The programme enables participants to explore and experience Ireland’s rich material culture heritage. Participants will explore the field of material culture curation and gain an understanding of how leading designers conceive, research, develop, execute, communicate and reflect on their ideas. Based in Dublin and Kilkenny, the programme includes talks, field trips and studio visits to museums, galleries and leading craft, design and applied art studios. Through informed discussions, expert presentations and demonstration workshops, participants will examine the current theory and practices of Irish material culture and come to understand its development, rich legacy, context and curation. The programme will be led by Alex Milton, Programme Director of Irish Design 2015, in partnership with Design and Craft Council of Ireland and leading design academics, Angela O’Kelly, Head of Design for Body and Environment at the National College of Art & Design and Mary Ann Bolger, lecturer in design history and theory at Dublin Institute of Technology. The programme will include: Presentations by leading academics and experts in Irish material culture. Field trips to the National Craft Gallery, the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, and studios of leading designers and craft makers. Guest talks by leading design commissioners and retailers Curatorial critique of students creative proposals with course tutors and external industry experts Demonstration workshops How much will it cost? The programme will cost €1,000 to include information sessions, workshops, materials, lunch and refreshments. Excludes accommodation and other meals. Uversity can certify your attendance at this short programme. Should you require official documentation to be produced, please contact Uversity. When will it take place? This programme will take place in Dublin and Kilkenny and will run twice in 2017. 17th – 21st July 21st – 25th August Both programme offerings are subject to a minimum enrolment of 10. How to apply We welcome participants of all ages and backgrounds. All applicants will be asked to submit a maximum of 300 words critique of a piece of craft, applied art or material culture. [-]

Immersion in Theatre

Uversity
Campus Full time 2 - 5 days February 2017 Ireland Dublin

Uversity is a pioneer in arts education creating programmes for individuals to explore their potential through academic engagement and creative practice. [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. Immersion in Theatre In association with Fishamble: The New Play Company Uversity is a pioneer in arts education creating programmes for individuals to explore their potential through academic engagement and creative practice. Our unique collaborative community of practising artists and academic institutions stimulates the mind and develops practical skills. This immersive theatre programme in partnership with Fishamble: The New Play Company is a first for Ireland. Through readings, workshops, lectures, master-classes and performances with leading theatre practitioners and academics, participants will gain in-depth insights into the inspirations and operations of this Olivier Award winning theatre company. At the end of the programme, participants can write and stage their own dramatic work which will be recorded. Our Partner: Fishamble: The New Play Company Fishamble: The New Play Company is an internationally acclaimed Irish theatre company, dedicated to the discovery, development and production of new work. Fishamble is committed to touring throughout Ireland and internationally, and typically presents over 200 performances of its plays in approximately 60 venues per year. Fishamble is at the heart of new writing for theatre in Ireland, not just through its productions, but through its extensive programme of Training, Development and Mentoring schemes for the public, theatre artists, and students. Jim Culleton, Artistic Director of Fishamble is Uversity’s creative mentor for theatre and will lead the programme delivery. Who is this Programme for? We welcome participants of all ages and backgrounds. All we require is that you have an enthusiastic understanding of theatre, an openness to new experiences and a good command of written and spoken English for the playwriting component of the programme. How is the programme delivered? The full programme takes place over 5 days and includes: 3 days exploring and analysing Fishamble’s work, with master classes, focussed readings and discussions with leading theatre professionals and academics. 2 days in a structured playwriting workshop where you will create and perform your own ‘tiny play.’ Each participant will receive an individual recording of their production. Each programme will include attendance at a major theatre production in Dublin including a command performance by Pat Kinevane of one of Fishamble’s works Participants have the option to enroll for the full 5 days, for 3 days, or for 2 days. However, spaces are limited and priority will be given to those who choose the full 5 days. When Will It Take Place? This programme will run three times in 2017 in February (5 Days: 15-19 Feb; 3 Days: 15-17 Feb; 2 Days: 18-19 Feb) March (5 Days: 14-18 Mar; 3 Days: 14-16 Mar; 2 Days: 17-18 Mar) October (5 Days: 13-17 Oct; 3 Days: 13-15 Oct; 2 Days: 16-17 Oct) How Much Will It Cost? 5 Day programme: €1,300 3 Day programme: €700 2 Day programme: €700 Fee includes tuition, lunch, documentation and performance tickets but excludes travel, accommodation and other meals. How do I Apply? Applicants will be asked to complete an online application form and submit a maximum of 300 words describing a recent experience of theatre they admire and why. [-]

ACTING AND IRISH THEATER

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

Acting and Irish Theatre is a course for international students who wish to expand, explore and deepen their awareness of Irish Theatre. [+]

Overview Acting and Irish Theatre is a course for international students who wish to expand, explore and deepen their awareness of Irish Theatre This course is aimed at theatre and acting students around the world who wish to explore and experience Irish Theatre while immersed in its native context. This course is worth 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits towards any third level drama qualification. Participants on the course will engage with some of Ireland’s greatest writers, both classic and contemporary, including Sean O’Casey, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Conor McPherson and Marina Carr; studying the literary and performance context of each play. Acting, Voice and Movement classes are taught by leading Irish directors and dramaturgues and will focus on the unique demands of performing Irish plays. Voice classes will focus on the particular requirements of Irish texts including a wide range of Irish contemporary and historic dialects. The actor will explore how movement in different Irish plays changes relative to culture, dress, dance, beliefs and environment. Students will engage with the physical embodiment of work as well as concepts of past-time and the muscularity of text. Please Note: older applicants are advised that the course is physically demanding. ACCOMMODATION AT GOLDSMITH HALL, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN. THE PRICE GIVEN IS FOR 27 NIGHTS, ALTHOUGH THIS CAN BE ALTERED TO SUIT INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. THE PRICE QUOTED DOES NOT INCLUDE BREAKFAST Bursaries are available for this course. They are means tested and can only be applied for once a place has been offered. Course Content Please see below the contents for the 2016 course. It is recommended that the plays are read in advance Week one: The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh The Weir by Conor McPherson Whistle In The Dark by Tom Murphy Conversations On A Homecoming by Tom Murphy The Walworth Farce by Enda Walsh Week two: Howie the Rookie by Mark O’Rowe Our Few and Evil Days by Mark O’Rowe The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh I Heart Alice Heart I by Amy Conroy Translations by Brian Friel Dancing At Lughnasa by Brian Friel Week three: The Shadow of a Gunman by Seán O’Casey The Plough & The Stars by Seán O’Casey All That Fall, Waiting for Godot, Not I, Eh Joe, Happy Days and Endgame by Samuel Beckett The Cat and The Moon by W.B. Yeats Purgatory by W.B. Yeats Week four: By the Bog of Cats by Marina Carr The Playboy of the Western World by JM Synge Included in the course are visits to various theatres in Dublin, tickets to shows that are running at that time and where possible, discussions with directors who are working in the city at this time. Application Details Once you have completed the online application, you will receive notification within two weeks. If a place has been allocated then you are required to continue the application process online and will be forwarded a link to do this. Please do not send money for this course at this stage. Payment will be required only when a place has been allocated. Although there is no application deadline, places are limited and early booking is recommended. All applications are considered in order of receipt. If an application is received after the course is full, the applicant will be put on a waiting list. Applicants will be informed by email whether or not they have been accepted. Acceptance onto the course is at the discretion of The Lir Academy. If The Lir feels for whatever reason that they are not suitable for the course, he/she will not be accepted. All decisions are final and not subject to appeal. Due to the high demand for Lir courses applicants may be held on a waiting list. Please note: A minimum number of participants are required for all workshops to proceed. Insurance It is strongly recommended that all participants insure themselves to cover the loss of fees in the event of illness, for which The Lir cannot accept any liability. Cancellation Policy The full course fee is payable as acceptance of an offer of a place on the course. In the event of cancellation more than two months prior to the course start date, a sum of €100 will be retained to cover administration costs. In the event of a cancellation less than two months prior to the course start date, the sum of €250 will be retained. A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee. [-]

INTRODUCTION TO STAGE MANAGEMENT AND TECHNICAL THEATRE

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 5 days April 2017 Ireland Dublin

This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including [+]

Course Studies in Ireland 2017. Overview This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including Managing the Stage This one day workshop will introduce participants to the roles of the Stage & Production Manager and will identify how the team of CSM, DSM and ASM are divided into roles and responsibilities. It will detail the basics of running a rehearsal room, of blocking, prompting and reporting and participants will also create a prompt copy. Technology and the Stage Exploring stage technologies, lighting and sound. A one day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns and programming the operating desk. The course will include practical sessions as well as presentations from the tutor. There will also be a focus on sound design covering what sound is and how it can be managed, systems and equipment and how to use them and the basics involved in setting up the sound for a theatre production. Making the Stage This two day workshop is broken down into Designing the Stage and Constructing the Stage. Designing the stage looks at the considerations to be taken into account when starting out the design process including access, resources, size of the space etc., creating design concepts and the importance of model boxes that easily communicate the large scale stage design and preparing suitably detailed plans for construction, props, costume and scenic departments. Constructing the stage will include an introduction to modern stagecraft and construction as well as practical sessions on stage and set work. Dressing the Stage Participants will be given a brief history on costume and costume design for theatre throughout the years and will learn about planning, designing, creating and finding clothing including period costumes, footwear, jewellery, wigs etc for the actors. Application Requirements Fluency in the English language is essential. A commitment to punctuality, discipline and preparation is required from every participant. Information on what to wear etc. will be sent to successful applicants once they have been accepted onto the course. Cancellation Policy The full course fee is payable as acceptance of an offer of a place on the course. In the event of cancellation more than two months prior to the course start date, a sum of €100 will be retained to cover administration costs. In the event of a cancellation less than two months prior to the course start date, the sum of €250 will be retained. A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee. [-]