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.


  

 

Tours for Primary Classes

Tours for Primary Classes

MARCH & APRIL 2015

Mon 2 Mar - Thu 30 Apr 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. 

Preparing For Section 3 - Art Appreciation

Preparing For Section 3 - Art Appreciation

SECONDARY SCHOOLS – LEAVING CERTIFICATE

Mon 2 Mar - Fri 29 May 2015 // €1 per student // Dur: 40 Mins

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: Working as a Choir - Cancelled

Discover Theatre: Working as a Choir - Cancelled

Theatre Talks and Workshops for 14-18 year olds

Sun 29 Mar 2015

CANCELLED - APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

D15 Youth Theatre Summer 2015

D15 Youth Theatre Summer 2015

Wed 1 Apr - Sat 4 Jul 2015

Throughout the Spring & Summer, D15 Youth Theatre members are working on script, performance, direction, settings and staging to bring you their first fully scripted performance in July. DNA, written by Dennis Kelly and co-directed by Eimear Morrissey and Mark Rogers will run on 3rd & 4th July 2015.

Log onto the D15 Youth Theatre Facebook page for up to date details or to find out more about Youth Theatre contact sarah@draiocht.ie.

Youth Theatre gives young people aged between 14-18 years a space to create, express themselves and explore ideas.

Tiny Tots Tuesdays

Tiny Tots Tuesdays

Get Creative Sessions with Orla Kelly

Tue 14 Apr 2015 10.30AM-11.30AM

TUESDAYS 10.30AM-11.30AM
14 April, 12 May, 09 June 2015
AGE: 2-3 YEARS // €5 PER SESSION

The wonderful Orla Kelly joins us again to lead these exciting fun workshops, creating a curious environment, aimed at supporting parents to get creative with their children. Sessions will be un-themed allowing parents and children to work spontaneously with the materials provided. This hour, which has become really popular in Draiocht, offers a creative and artistic experience to support parents in encouraging the creative growth of their children.

Booking for each session opens at 10am 2 weeks before session date.
Phone Box Office on 01-8852622.
Please respect age limits. These sessions are designed for parent and child, so the child must be accompanied at all times.


14 April - Booking Opens 31 March 10am
12 May - Booking Opens 28 April 10am
09 June - Booking Opens 26 May 10am

Focus On ... Creative Crafts: Deadly Dye

Focus On ... Creative Crafts: Deadly Dye

Primary School Workshops

Wed 15 - Thu 16 Apr 2015 Draíocht Workshop Room // €45 per class

WED 15 & THUR 16 APRIL 2015
9.30AM-11AM OR 11.30AM-1PM
AGE RANGE: 3RD & 4TH CLASS
COST: €45 PER CLASS


Artists Ian Slattery and Andrew Carson will lead this fabric craft workshop that allows pupils to turn an old white t-shirt into an artistic masterpiece. Participants will learn the process of tie-dye by by folding, twisting, pleating and crumpling fabric and binding with rubber bands. Once each student has created a design, then the magic begins! (Each student will need to bring white cotton material (old t-shirt, pillow case, tea-towel).

WORKSHOP NOTES: Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list. Cost per class €45. Please get in touch with Sarah Beirne 01-809 8029 if cost is an issue for your school. Max of 30 pupils per class. Teacher must remain with the class at all times. Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.

Family Day: Walking Like Dinosaurs

Family Day: Walking Like Dinosaurs

Sat 18 Apr 2015 Draíocht Galleries // FREE

Could you really turn a shoe box into dinosaur feet? With the help of Draíocht’s artists and your imagination all things are possible. With foam toes, collage and glue, we will take you right back to a prehistoric world.

FAMILY DAY NOTES: SESSIONS ARE FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED SO PRE-BOOKING ADVISED. 

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!

Booking by phone: 01-8852622.

Music And Me Workshops

Music And Me Workshops

With Mischa O'Mahony

Mon 27 Apr - Mon 15 Jun 2015 Draíocht Workshop Room // €30 for 6 weeks or €6 pay as you go (subject to availability)

MONDAYS / 6 WEEKS / 27 APRIL – 15 JUNE 2015 (EXCLUDING BANK HOLIDAYS)
Cost: €30 for 6 weeks or €6 pay as you go (subject to availability)

Workshop 1: 0-18 MONTHS / 10AM (DURATION 40MINS)
Workshop 2: 18 MONTHS-4 YEARS / 11AM (DURATION 60MINS)

In this series of music classes created especially for the early years (from babies up to preschoolers, 0-4 year olds) Mischa O Mahony will playfully introduce you and your child to the joy of making music together and the fantastic fun of singing.

Come on this lively journey full of songs and music, using movement, instruments, stories and puppet friends. You will stamp your feet to the beat, wiggle to the rhythm, dance around, play many instruments and get inspired to do it all again when you get home.

www.meandyoumusic.com

Focus On ... Capoeira

Focus On ... Capoeira

Primary School Workshops

Thu 30 Apr - Fri 1 May 2015 Draíocht Studio // €45 per class

THUR 30 APRIL & FRI 01 MAY 2015
10.30AM-11.30AM OR 12 NOON-1PM
AGE RANGE: 1ST & 2ND CLASS
COST: €45 PER CLASS

African in its origin and Brazilian in its evolution, capoeira is a unique art form that blends acrobatics, martial arts, dance, percussion, singing and tradition in a single mesmerizing jogo (game).
Team-taught by two facilitators, these workshops from Waltons New School of Music provide a creative and comprehensive way for participants to develop their sense of music and rhythm, exercise, learn a martial art and be exposed to the Portuguese language and Brazilian culture, while playing in a group and having fun!
Teachers will also be provided with suggested follow-up activities for classroom use.

WORKSHOP NOTES: Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list. Cost per class €45. Please get in touch with Sarah Beirne 01-809 8029 if cost is an issue for your school. Max of 30 pupils per class. Teacher must remain with the class at all times. Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.

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 // €2 per student / 2 teachers free per class

This gorgeous new anime (Japanese animation) 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:€2 per student. 2 teachers free per class.
Booking tel: 01-8852622
Please let us know about any special needs at time of booking.


 

"The animation for Giovanni's Island is hand-drawn, and to call it stunning would be an understatement." Rotten Tomatoes

Tiny Tots Tuesdays

Tiny Tots Tuesdays

Get Creative Sessions with Orla Kelly

Tue 12 May 2015 10.30AM-11.30AM

TUESDAYS 10.30AM-11.30AM
14 April, 12 May, 09 June 2015
AGE: 2-3 YEARS // €5 PER SESSION

The wonderful Orla Kelly joins us again to lead these exciting fun workshops, creating a curious environment, aimed at supporting parents to get creative with their children. Sessions will be un-themed allowing parents and children to work spontaneously with the materials provided. This hour, which has become really popular in Draiocht, offers a creative and artistic experience to support parents in encouraging the creative growth of their children.

Booking for each session opens at 10am 2 weeks before session date.
Phone Box Office on 01-8852622.
Please respect age limits. These sessions are designed for parent and child, so the child must be accompanied at all times.

14 April - Booking Opens 31 March 10am
12 May - Booking Opens 28 April 10am
09 June - Booking Opens 26 May 10am

Family Day: National Draw Day: Simon Says Draw

Family Day: National Draw Day: Simon Says Draw

Sat 16 May 2015 Draíocht Galleries // FREE

Our family day artists will lead us in this well-known party game with an artsy twist. Simon Says draw squares, squiggles, swap crayons and get your imagination working. Simon Says come along, have fun, play and create!

FAMILY DAY NOTES: SESSIONS ARE FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED SO PRE-BOOKING ADVISED. 

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!

Booking by phone: 01-8852622.

Focus On ... Your Funny Bone

Focus On ... Your Funny Bone

Primary School Workshops

Tue 19 - Wed 20 May 2015 Draíocht Workshop Room // €45 per class

TUES 19 & WED 20 MAY 2015
10AM-11.30AM OR 12 NOON-1.30PM
AGE RANGE: 5TH & 6TH CLASS
COST: €45 PER CLASS


During these Comedy Workshops, pupils will be encouraged to explore their funny side, learn to create humour, make jokes and act funny. Integrating the look and respond element of the primary curriculum, trained comedy performers, from Punch Lion Kids Comedy Club, will utilise elements of our gallery exhibitions, in a fun and innovative way to teach participants a number of comedy performance skills ranging from stand-up comedy to comedy improvisation, sketches to comedy acting or silly story-telling to ridiculous song.

A confidence building workshop in a supportive environment, these workshops are positive, as well as being a great laugh.

Punch Lion will also host a comedy show for kids on 04 July ... read more here ... 

WORKSHOP NOTES: Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list. Cost per class €45. Please get in touch with Sarah Beirne 01-809 8029 if cost is an issue for your school. Max of 30 pupils per class. Teacher must remain with the class at all times. Booking through Box Office on 01-8852622.
 

Puss in Boots
  • Friends Special Price Event

Puss in Boots

Lyngo Theatre Company

Fri 5 - Sat 6 Jun 2015 Main Auditorium // €7 adults / €5 children / 2 teachers free per class / Age 3-8 yrs / Dur: 50 mins

SCHOOL & FAMILY SHOWS: FRI 05 JUNE 10AM & 12 NOON
FAMILY SHOWS: SAT 06 JUNE 2PM & 4PM


Would you trust a talking cat? You never know, he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story, brought to vivid life on an incredible sloping stage by Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies. With smoke and mirrors and hidden trapdoors he’ll show you how this sure-footed feline fools both the King and the Ogre to put his master at the top. With a host of puppets, a working windmill and an avalanche of fruit and nuts come and see this classic furry tail - it’s the cat’s whiskers!
A show by Marcello Chiarenza. Adapted and performed by Patrick Lynch. Music by Carlo 'Cialdo' Capelli.

Age 3-8 yrs / Dur: 50 mins

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Tiny Tots Tuesdays

Tiny Tots Tuesdays

Get Creative Sessions with Orla Kelly

Tue 9 Jun 2015 10.30AM-11.30AM

TUESDAYS 10.30AM-11.30AM
14 April, 12 May, 09 June 2015
AGE: 2-3 YEARS // €5 PER SESSION

The wonderful Orla Kelly joins us again to lead these exciting fun workshops, creating a curious environment, aimed at supporting parents to get creative with their children. Sessions will be un-themed allowing parents and children to work spontaneously with the materials provided. This hour, which has become really popular in Draiocht, offers a creative and artistic experience to support parents in encouraging the creative growth of their children.

Booking for each session opens at 10am 2 weeks before session date.
Phone Box Office on 01-8852622.
Please respect age limits. These sessions are designed for parent and child, so the child must be accompanied at all times.

14 April - Booking Opens 31 March 10am
12 May - Booking Opens 28 April 10am
09 June - Booking Opens 26 May 10am

Summer Projects 2015

Summer Projects 2015

June-July 2015

Mon 22 Jun - Fri 24 Jul 2015

FINGAL FILM SCHOOL
MON 22 - FRI 26 JUNE 2015  10AM-4PM

AGE RANGE: 13- 16 YEARS // €55
Want to learn how to make your own films? Over these 5 days, facilitated by CreateSchool, you will collaborate with other creatives to plan, script, storyboard, film, edit and learn how to effectively add audio to produce your own short films.

Using mobile digital devices and a selection of apps you will gain skills and tips that you can take home and master with your own projects. The workshop will conclude with a screening of the films.
These workshops are an initiative of the Fingal Arts Office.

 

 

SUMMER SONG SCHOOL
MON 06 - FRI 10 JULY 2015  10AM-4PM
THU 09 JULY 10AM - 8PM
AGE RANGE: 13-16 YEARS // €65

FREE CONCERT FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS ON THUR 09 JULY AT 7PM
For the third year, Song School return with this workshop for those who are interested in writing and recording songs, performing a concert, making a video, learning about music technology, and meeting people who love music as much as they do … not to mention forming bands and having fun! Participants receive a CD of their songs, a DVD of their videos, and a certificate of participation.


CRAFTY ADVENTURES: HISTORY OF IRISH CRAFTS
MON 20 - FRI 24 JULY 2015
WORKSHOP A: 6-8 YEARS // 10AM-12.15PM // €35

WORKSHOP B: 9-12 YEARS // 1PM-3PM // €45
This year, crafty adventures will take us on an exploration of Irish art, from famous Newgrange carvings and Celtic books right up to Irelands living artists. Lead by artist Genevieve Harden, participants will work with lots of different mediums (paint, clay, paper work etc) and using Irish culture and history mixed with a limitless imagination will create a fun and creative environment. Please respect age limits and dress for mess.

 

Draíocht has a number of Access Places available on all its courses. If you would like to nominate someone to participate who may not have the fee, please contact Emer McGowan on 01-8098027 or emer@draiocht.ie in confidence.

Rainy Days

Rainy Days

July & August

Wed 1 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015 Draíocht Galleries

On a rainy day over the Irish summer you are very welcome to visit our galleries and explore our two exhibition spaces with your children.
Our friendly box office staff will assist you with paper, clipboards, colouring pencils and a handy page (and a cushion if you need one!) and give you ideas and games to help you while away a few hours.

Draiocht and The Connect Club 2015

Draiocht and The Connect Club 2015

Mon 6 - Fri 17 Jul 2015

This July Draíocht is delighted to be back, once again, working with the Daughters of Charity’s Summer Camp ’The Connect Club’ in Laurel Lodge. The camp, catering for young people with varying degrees of intellectual disability aims to provide an outlet that is fun and focused on the individual’s likes and interests.

Over the last number of years Draíocht has partnered with the Connect Club over the summer and our artists have facilitated drama, dance, music and visual art, encouraging participants to work on their individual creativity and style. Workshops are for ages 12-18 years.

For Further information on these workshops please contact ruth.walsh@docservice.ie

Beag … A Little Event Celebrating Early Arts

Beag … A Little Event Celebrating Early Arts

For 0-4 Year Olds

Mon 13 - Wed 15 Jul 2015

Beag is a little event celebrating the limitless imagination of the very young and the magic that happens when it is combined with the world of the arts.

Sign up now to receive our Beag Updates and we'll let you know our exciting plans for 0-4 year olds over these 3 days in July … Email: sarah@draiocht.ie or phone Box Office on 01-885 2622.

Family Workshop: Deadly Dyes

Family Workshop: Deadly Dyes

With Jenny Cleary

Fri 7 Aug 2015 Draíocht Workshop Room // €10 per child per workshop

DEADLY DYES // FRI 07 AUG 2015
DRAÍOCHT WORKSHOP ROOM
€10 PER CHILD PER WORKSHOP

Workshop 1: 7-10 years / 11AM-12.30PM
Workshop 2: 11-13 years / 1-2.30PM

Join artist Jenny Cleary in August to turn an old white T-shirt into an artistic masterpiece and to create your own paper animation at Draíocht. All materials will be provided but wearing old clothes or an overall is a good idea. Early booking advised as these workshops will sell out fast!

Phone Draíocht's Box Office on 01-885 2622. Please adhere to age recommendations as workshops have been especially catered for this age range.

Also coming in August:
Family Workshop: Paper Animation
 // FRI 14 AUG 2015

Family Workshop: Paper Animation

Family Workshop: Paper Animation

With Jenny Cleary

Fri 14 Aug 2015

DRAÍOCHT WORKSHOP ROOM
€10 PER CHILD PER WORKSHOP

Workshop 1: 7-10 years / 11AM-12.30PM
Workshop 2: 11-13 years / 1-2.30PM

Join artist Jenny Cleary in August to create your own paper animation at Draíocht. All materials will be provided but wearing old clothes or an overall is a good idea. Early booking advised as these workshops will sell out fast!

Phone Draíocht's Box Office on 01-885 2622. Please adhere to age recommendations as workshops have been especially catered for this age range.