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.

Create Dance Spring 2015

Create Dance Spring 2015

Dance workshops with dancers Mark Rogers and Philippa Donnollan

Sat 17 Jan - Sat 28 Feb 2015

JR GROUP: 5-8 YRS (12.30-1.30pm) &
SNR GROUP 9-15 YRS (2-3pm)

Now in its 2nd year, dancers and facilitators Mark Rogers and Philippa Donnollan continue to work magic with dance with this group of children who love to dance and also happen to have an intellectual disability. Parents and siblings of a similar age also take part. During each of these engaging workshops we experiment with dance in a fun and creative environment.

This term participants will concentrate on music of different tempos and from different cultures from around the globe. Participants will watch, listen and feel, while dancing, laughing and creating.
If you have a child aged between 5-16 years with a love of dance, please get in touch.

Places are free, but limited and must be booked in advance. If you would like to find out more about this project, check out our website or contact sarah@draiocht.ie. Booking tel: 01-8098029.

SATURDAYS: 17 JANUARY TO 28 FEBRUARY (6 WEEKS)

 

FOCUS ON ... MAKING MUSIC 2015 - SOLD OUT

FOCUS ON ... MAKING MUSIC 2015 - SOLD OUT

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 & 11AM-12PM

TUE 27 JAN
AGE RANGE: 1ST & 2ND CLASS
10AM-11.15AM & 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.



MUSICAL THEATRE
MON 02 FEB
AGE RANGE: 3RD & 4TH CLASS
10AM-11.15AM & 11.45AM-1PM

TUE 03 FEB
AGE RANGE: 3RD & 4TH CLASS
10AM-11.15AM & 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 FEB
AGE RANGE: 5TH & 6TH CLASS
10AM-11.15AM & 11.45PM-1PM

TUE 10 FEB
AGE RANGE: 5TH & 6TH CLASS
10AM-11.15AM & 11.45PM-1PM 

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.

 

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.

D15 Youth Theatre Spring 2015

D15 Youth Theatre Spring 2015

February to March 2015

Tue 27 Jan - Tue 31 Mar 2015

Now in our 4th year, the Dublin 15 Youth Theatre will work with one classic and one contemporary script for the first part of the year. This script work will later feed into a full scale production in Summer 2015 - so keep your eyes on the website for an upcoming D15 Youth Theatre Show!

If you are interested in finding out more about D15YT, please contact Sarah on 01 8098029 or sarah@draiocht.ie or log on to the D15 Youth Theatre Facebook page for up to date details.

Youth Film Club - 8 Week Course - SOLD OUT

Youth Film Club - 8 Week Course - SOLD OUT

Draiocht, Fingal County Council Arts Office & CreateSchool

Tue 3 Feb - Tue 21 Apr 2015 Draíocht Studio // €2 per week / €16 for 8 weeks

Are you interested in Filmmaking? 

Draíocht in Partnership with Fingal County Council Arts Office is offering young people the opportunity to establish a Film Club in Draíocht! 
This
 8 week course will be delivered on Tuesday evenings by multimedia experts CreateSchool at Draíocht, starting on Tuesday 3rd February.
Time: 6.30pm-9pm / Age Range: 14-18 years

Participants can expect to learn about the language of filmmaking, scripting, storyboarding, crew management and the technical aspects of filmmaking such as framing, lighting and editing. Participants will implement the theoretical learning in practical hands-on sessions over the course of eight workshops.  The goal is to make a film to a professional standard and screen it for an invited public on the last evening.  There is potential to enter the film into a film festival at a later stage. 

Admission: €2 per week / €16 for 8 weeks.

Dates:
Week 1: Tuesday 3rd February
Week 2: Tuesday 10th February
Week 3: Tuesday 24th February
Week 4: Tuesday 3rd March
Week 5: Tuesday 10th March
Week 6: Tuesday 24th March
Week 7: Tuesday 14th April
Week 8: Tuesday 21st April
 

Booking Contact Details:
Booking: Book Now with  Box Office on 01-8852622 (Limited Availability)
If you've any questions about this course please contact Sarah/Leigh, email sarah@draiocht.ie or phone 01 8098029.


  

 

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 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.

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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 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.

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Giovanni’s Island (2014)

Giovanni’s Island (2014)

Primary School Film Screening in Draiocht - In association with the Irish Film Institute

Tue 5 May 2015 10.30am Main Auditorium // €5 per student / 2 teachers free per class

This gorgeous new anime concerns brothers Kanta and Junpei living a happy childhood on the island of Shikotan until the end of the Second World War when the island’s borders are altered. Russian occupation begins and with the new occupants comes Tanya, daughter of the Russian commander. Inspired by real-life events, this is a beautiful depiction of a childhood friendship which must overcome the obstacles of language, culture and history.

Film Details:
Japan • 2014 • Animation/Drama • 102 min • English subtitles • Director: Mizuho Nishikubo.

School Booking Details:
Suitable for 5th & 6th class pupils
Cost:€5 per student. 2 teachers free per class.
Booking tel: 01-8852622
Please let us know about any special needs at time of booking.