Early Bird New Season Offers - Book Before 07 January 2019

December 11, 2018

Be an early bird and book before 07 January 2019 for these New Season shows and get these great discounts!

This is the Funeral of Your Life
Full price: €18 / Early Bird: €15

Bat the Father Rabbit the Son
Full price: €18 / Early Bird: €15

The Dubliners Tribute Show
Full price: €20 / Early Bird: €17

WED 20 MAR 7.30PM 
Full price: €7.50 / Early Bird: €5

I See You by Amy De Bhrún
FRI 22 MAR 8.15PM 
Full price: €18 / Early Bird: €15

Tickets must be paid in full before 07 January 2019 to avail of these Early Bird Offers.
A maximum of 6 tickets can be bought at these prices per person.
Not applicable to group bookings.
BOX OFFICE 01 885 2622      

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Irish Youth Dance Festival - Open Call for Dancers

December 11, 2018

Irish Youth Dance Festival (
IYDF) 2019
Open Call for Dancers

Dublin Youth Dance Company in collaboration with Draíocht and Fingal Arts Office are looking for youth dance groups and companies from the locality interested in participating at the Irish Youth Dance Festival 2019, to be presented at Draíocht on Saturday 29th June 2019.

The festival started in the year 2000, delivering exciting, highly physical and uplifting performances from a selection of up-and-coming Irish and International Youth Dance Companies and each year programmes masterclasses, workshops, informal showings and outdoor performances.

If you are interested in presenting your group or company at the festival, please send an email to Artistic Director of the festival Mariam Ribon to info.dydc@gmail.com, with a digital link to the work intended for the festival or a previous work.

Criteria for the group/company dance pieces: No longer than 7 mins for group pieces. Up to 4 mins for solo work. Maximum of 15/18 dancers. Original dance choreography. Priority given to contemporary dance works. Although the Irish Youth Dance Festival aims to develop contemporary dance, other dance styles will also be considered. Applications by email are free (no entry fee) and should be received by 15th March 2019.

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Relive Home Theatre Ireland in 30 Homes with 30 Videos

November 28, 2018

Home Theatre (Ireland) ... Our Place. Our Stories
On Saturday 6th October 2018, something amazing happened in Dublin 15.

30 brand new pieces of theatre, Written, Performed & Directed by 47 professional Theatre Artists, inspired by 30 Dublin 15 Stories were performed simultaneously all across Dublin 15 in 30 Homes, 3 times each, on the one night, totalling 90 Performances to over 1000 people.

11 Filmmakers captured all 30 shows which you can now begin to enjoy ... HERE

A selection of 24 of the plays transferred from homes to Draíocht's Main Stage as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2018, 10-13 Oct.

Theatre Artists Included:
Amanda Azams, Clare Barrett, Robbie Blake, Bryan Burroughs, Cathal Cleary, Annabelle Comyn, Dylan Coburn Gray, Jeda De Bri, Finbar Doyle, Shaun Dunne, Shadaan Felfeli, Fionn Foley, Sorcha Fox, Gavin Fullam, Liam Halligan, Nancy Harris, Eamonn Hunt, Roisin Ingle, Philip Judge, Sonya Kelly, Deirdre Kinahan, Gavin Kostick, Lauren Larkin, Ruth Lehane, Louise Lewis, Louise Lowe, Marc Mac Lochlainn, Sharon Mannion, Megan McDonnell, Fiona McGeown, Paul Mercier, Conall Morrison, John Morton, Colin Murphy, Elaine Murphy, Little John Nee, Eva O'Connor, Mary O'Driscoll, Natalya O'Flaherty, Felicia Olusanya, Jody O'Neill, Claire O'Reilly, Duke Special, Tom Swift, Neil Watkins, Ali White, Emma Willis.

Artistic Director: Veronica Coburn
Video Projections: Kilian Waters
Sound Design & Composer: Sinead Diskin
Lighting Design: Mark Galione

All 30 Plays will be available on YouTube.
Enjoy our Home Theatre Ireland BLOG.

Further information: marketing@draiocht.ie

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OPEN CALL - Draíocht Incubate Studio Residency

November 26, 2018

Emerging/Early-Career Visual Artists
04 MARCH - 19 APRIL 2019
Draíocht’s Artists Studio

Draíocht continues its INCUBATE studio residency programme for emerging/early-career visual artists, who wish to have time and space to research, test new ideas, and develop new work.

This Open Call is for artists whose practice - in any medium - is focused on children/young people or the theme of childhood. The six-week residency at Draíocht’s Artist Studio will be offered to a single artist or a small collective between 04 March and 19 April 2019. 

The context for this residency is Draíocht’s commitment to the visual arts/visual culture through its Gallery, Studio and young people’s programme.
These sit within the frame of ‘A Space For The Arts’, Draíocht’s 2018-2022 Strategy.
A plan of the studio plan is available HERE.

If you wish to be considered please send the following information to: draiochtincubate@gmail.com by 5pm Friday 25 January 2019.
A current CV (2 pages maximum). Expression of interest to include: artist statement; a clear indication of the focus of the studio residency; website and/or other links to your work and/or up to ten images of relevant work in jpeg format. Please send all in a single PDF. 

Recipient Announcement: 30.01.19

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Artistic Collaborations - CCI Paris

November 9, 2018

Draíocht and Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris

Centre Culturel Irlandais’ annual residency programme offers great opportunities for artists of all disciplines to tap into the resources of the CCI and the city of Paris, as well as being an important means of showcasing Ireland's dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage. Draíocht is delighted to once again partner with CCI to support the 2019/2020 Residency Programme. CCI and the partner organisations share the costs of residencies in CCI enabling the Centre to increase the number of residencies it can offer. 

Draíocht is supporting a residency (one to two months) for an artist working in any discipline with a clear focus on children and/or young people articulated in the proposal. Residencies of 1 to 2 months will be awarded for the period August 2019-June 2020. Travel from Ireland, accommodation and a monthly stipend are included.

Full guidelines, terms and conditions available on CCI's website: www.centreculturelirlandais.com.
Applications to be made on-line by Thursday 10 January 2019.

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