Exploring Theatre Craft 2014

Exploring Theatre Craft 2014

Draiocht and Hartstown Community School

Tue 23 Sep - Tue 11 Nov 2014

Over a six week period actor and facilitator Eimear Morrissey will work with transition year pupils from Hartstown Community School to introduce them to the magic of theatre. Now in its 8th year, this year students will work from script, learn about improvisation, direction, stage directions and production. The project will once again concentrate on the creation of theatre and the experience of performance. Students will also attend a theatre show and learn how to discuss and critically evaluate what they have seen. 

If you are a secondary school in Dublin 15 and are interested in finding out more about this project please contact sarah@draiocht.ie 



Create Dance Project - Autumn/Winter 2014 - SOLD OUT

Create Dance Project - Autumn/Winter 2014 - SOLD OUT

Dance workshops with dancers Mark Rogers and Philippa Donnollan

Sat 27 Sep - Sat 1 Nov 2014 Draíocht Workshop Room

COMMENCING SAT 27 SEPT
JR GROUP (5-8 YEARS) 12.30PM-1.15PM
SNR GROUP (9-16 YEARS) 2PM-3PM

This innovative dance project will see dancers and facilitators Mark Rogers and Philipa Donnollan work with a group of children with an intellectual disability, along with their parents and siblings over the Autumn/Winter period in weekly workshops. Participants will work towards creating a wonderful piece of dance theatre, created by the participants themselves. If you have a child aged between 5-16 years with a love of dance, please get in touch.

Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.



Discover Theatre: Stage Combat

Discover Theatre: Stage Combat

Theatre Talks and Workshops for 14-18 year olds

Sun 26 Oct 2014 Draíocht Studio

This is a chance to find out more about Theatre.
Sessions will be a mixture of games, improvisation, voice works, technical theatre, working from scripts and production talks.

SUNDAY 28 SEPT 12PM-2PM
WORKING FROM SCRIPT // €2

SUNDAY 26 OCT 12PM-2PM
STAGE COMBAT // €2

SUNDAY 30 NOV 12PM-2PM
CHARACTER WORK BASED ON THE PHYSICAL BODY // €2

Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622



Tiny Tots Christmas Elf Arts Experience - SOLD OUT

Tiny Tots Christmas Elf Arts Experience - SOLD OUT

For Ages 24 Months to 4 Years

Thu 6 Nov - Thu 4 Dec 2014 Draíocht Workshop Room // €35 for 5 Weeks

THURSDAYS, 10.30AM - 11.30AM
5 WEEKS, 06 NOV - 04 DEC 2014
DRAÍOCHT WORKSHOP ROOM / Fee: €35 for five week course

After the success of our last Tiny Tots Project, artist Orla Kelly has once again carefully created this exciting series of weekly workshops, to encourage you and your child to have fun while learning through the arts. These sessions are designed around the show ‘ Elf Factory’ which you will attend at the end of the 5 weeks, on Thursday 11 December at 10am (see here). Using themes from the show, sessions will explore a variety of creative and playful elements that include storytelling, movement, painting, building, creative investigation, music making, exploration of colors and shapes, drawing and so much more.

Places are limited, early booking is advised, T: 01-8852622. All children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child!
Show attendance (see here) forms a vital part of this project and is at an additional cost of €5 per child and €6 per adult.



Christmas Elves Family Workshop

Christmas Elves Family Workshop

Sat 29 Nov 2014 Draíocht Workshop Room // €10

WORKSHOP 1: 4-6 YEARS / 11AM - 12.30PM - SOLD OUT 
WORKSHOP 2: 7-9 YEARS / 1PM - 2.30PM - 1 PLACE LEFT
DRAÍOCHT WORKSHOP ROOM
€10 PER CHILD (ACCOMPANYING ADULT FREE)

Join artist and Puppet maker Jane Fogarty this year to make some Christmas Elves at Draíocht. Escape shopping madness to spend a fun Saturday making your very own Christmas elf puppet. All materials will be provided but wearing old clothes or an overall is a good idea. Book early as each year these popular workshops sell out fast!

Phone Draíocht's Box Office on 01-8852622.
All children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child. Please adhere to age recommendations - workshops have been especially catered for this age range.



Discover Theatre: Character Work

Discover Theatre: Character Work

Theatre Talks and Workshops for 14-18 year olds

Sun 30 Nov 2014 Draíocht Studio

This is a chance to find out more about Theatre.
Sessions will be a mixture of games, improvisation, voice works, technical theatre, working from scripts and production talks.

SUNDAY 28 SEPT 12PM-2PM
WORKING FROM SCRIPT // €2

SUNDAY 26 OCT 12PM-2PM
STAGE COMBAT // €2

SUNDAY 30 NOV 12PM-2PM
CHARACTER WORK BASED ON THE PHYSICAL BODY // €2

Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622



Focus On ... Christmas Clay - SOLD OUT

Focus On ... Christmas Clay - SOLD OUT

Mon 1 - Wed 3 Dec 2014 Draíocht Workshop Room

Working with clay provides a perfect opportunity for pupils to learn about form, along with combining texture and pattern with three dimensional experimentation. Working with clay artist Deirdre O’Reilly, pupils will design and create a Christmas Decoration and make a 3D cardboard display card for their creation.

WORKSHOP NOTES: Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list. Cost per class €45.00. Please get in touch with Sarah Beirne (01)8098029 if cost is an issue for your school. Booking is essential tel Box Office on 01-8852622. Max of 30 pupils per class.

MON 01 – TUES 02 DEC 2014
10AM – 11.15AM OR 11.45AM - 1PM
AGE RANGE: 1ST TO 2ND CLASS

WED 03 DEC 2014
10AM – 11.15AM OR 11.45AM - 1PM
AGE RANGE: 5TH TO 6TH CLASS



Family Day: Christmas Print

Family Day: Christmas Print

Sat 6 Dec 2014 Draíocht Galleries

Create your own original design and then learn how to print it, producing your very own handmade Christmas card. During these sessions our artists will help you learn what mono-printing is, you’ll get to discover the excitement of print making, work with printing inks and have a go of our print rollers.

FAMILY DAY NOTES: SESSIONS ARE FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED. 

NEW HOURLY SESSION TIMES ARE:
SESSION 1: 12.00PM-12.50PM
SESSION 2: 1PM-1.50PM
SESSION 3: 2PM-2:50PM
MAX 50 PER WORKSHOP // Dress for Mess / Unless otherwise stated workshops are designed for children from 5-10 years, though younger and older siblings are welcome to take part / Please be aware that Draíocht’s Family days are not designed for groups / All children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child!