Course in Acting in Dublin in Ireland

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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. [+]

Course Studies in Acting in Dublin in Ireland. 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. [-]

Immersion in Theatre

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. [+]

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. [-]