Preparing For Section 3 - Art Appreciation

Preparing For Section 3 - Art Appreciation

SECONDARY SCHOOLS – LEAVING CERTIFICATE

Mon 5 Jan - Tue 31 Mar 2015 // €1 per student // Dur: 40 Mins

SEPT-DEC 2013
COST: €1 per student / DUR: 40 MINS

This section of the Leaving Certificate exam paper often includes a question on visiting an exhibition.  Facilitated by artist Andrew Carson, this tour gives students an opportunity to ask questions and find out further information about Draíocht’s exhibitions, focus on how we layout, install, display and light work. They will also have an opportunity to make notes, sketches and diagrams.

Contact Sarah on tel 01 809 8029 to arrange a tour that will help students answer possible questions around gallery installation and exhibitions. Tours are approx 40mins with a cost of €1 per student. All material will be provided. Please give at least 2 weeks notice.



Discover Theatre: All About Beckett

Discover Theatre: All About Beckett

Theatre Talks and Workshops for 14-18 year olds

Sun 25 Jan 2015

This is a chance to find out more about Theatre. Each session will be a mixture of games, improvisation, voice works, technical theatre, working from script and production talks. Over the next few months keep your eye on the website for upcoming talks and practical workshops, as well as facilitated visits to professional shows.

SUNDAY 25 JAN 12PM-2PM
All about Beckett // €2

SUNDAY 22 FEB 12PM-2PM
Voice work // €2

SUNDAY 29 MAR 12PM-2PM
Working as a Choir // €2 (With Micheal Dawson)

Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.



FOCUS ON ... MAKING MUSIC 2015

FOCUS ON ... MAKING MUSIC 2015

Mon 26 Jan - Tue 10 Feb 2015 Draíocht Workshop Room

After the success of these workshops last year, The Mobile Music School returns to Draíocht, with workshops that incorporate many elements of the primary school curriculum with a considerable emphasis on listening, performing and composing – the three core strands of the National Council for Curriculum & Assessment.

LEARN AND EXPLORE
MON 26 JAN
AGE RANGE: JR & SNR CLASS
9.30AM-10.30AM OR 11AM-12PM
&

TUE 27 JAN
AGE RANGE: 1ST & 2ND CLASS
10AM-11.15AM OR 11.45AM-1PM
Through musical games and fun, action-based learning, these ‘Learn and Explore’ workshops encourage participants to listen, respond and react to music. Utilising song, musical excerpts and handheld percussion instruments, these sessions showcase what’s involved with composing, writing and performing music.
Is féidir linn na ceardlanna seo a h-ofráil i nGaeilge.


MUSICAL THEATRE
MON 02 –TUE 03 FEB
AGE RANGE: 3RD & 4TH CLASS
10AM-11.15AM OR 11.45AM-1PM
These workshops encourage creativity and immerse pupils into the world of musical theatre. During each session, pupils are encouraged to sing, move and act and are introduced to fun vocal warm ups, breathing exercises and script reading. The content of these workshops incorporate the three core strands of the music curriculum whilst incorporating the drama curriculum too.


LET’S DRUM WORKSHOP
MON 09 –TUE 10 FEB
10AM-11.15AM OR 11.45PM-1PM
AGE RANGE: 5TH & 6TH CLASS
After a brief demonstration of a range of percussion instruments, pupils are given the opportunity to play a range of percussion instruments and perform as a member of a percussion ensemble. By the end of each session, pupils will perform a piece of percussion ensemble music as a class.
Is féidir linn na ceardlanna seo a h-ofráil i nGaeilge.

 

Workshop Notes:
Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list. Cost per class €45 (max of 30 pupils per class). Please get in touch with Sarah Beirne 01-8098029 if cost is an issue for your school. Booking is essential through Box Office on 01-8852622.



Discover Theatre: Voice Work

Discover Theatre: Voice Work

Theatre Talks and Workshops for 14-18 year olds

Sun 22 Feb 2015

This is a chance to find out more about Theatre. Each session will be a mixture of games, improvisation, voice works, technical theatre, working from script and production talks. Over the next few months keep your eye on the website for upcoming talks and practical workshops, as well as facilitated visits to professional shows.

SUNDAY 25 JAN 12PM-2PM
All about Beckett // €2

SUNDAY 22 FEB 12PM-2PM
Voice work // €2

SUNDAY 29 MAR 12PM-2PM
Working as a Choir // €2 (With Micheal Dawson)

Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.



Tours for Primary Classes

Tours for Primary Classes

MARCH 2015

Mon 2 - Tue 31 Mar 2015 // FREE // Dur: 50 mins

Visit Draíocht’s two exhibitions spaces, encourage students to examine and voice their opinion about the artist and their work and explore the rest of the building including our two theatre spaces, backstage and dressing rooms. Please book with Sarah, e: sarah@draiocht.ie or phone 01-809 8029. Tours will take approx 50 minutes, are free, but are subject to availability. Class numbers are restricted to 30 students with accompanying teacher. 



Discover Theatre: Working as a Choir

Discover Theatre: Working as a Choir

Theatre Talks and Workshops for 14-18 year olds

Sun 29 Mar 2015

This is a chance to find out more about Theatre. Each session will be a mixture of games, improvisation, voice works, technical theatre, working from script and production talks. Over the next few months keep your eye on the website for upcoming talks and practical workshops, as well as facilitated visits to professional shows.

SUNDAY 25 JAN 12PM-2PM
All about Beckett // €2

SUNDAY 22 FEB 12PM-2PM
Voice work // €2

SUNDAY 29 MAR 12PM-2PM
Working as a Choir // €2 (With Micheal Dawson)

Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.