Draíocht is thrilled to welcome Maeve O'Mahoney for a Gap Day in February.
A Gap Day allows a freelance theatre maker to dedicate a day to the creative research and thinking they have put on the long finger. It’s up to them what they spend the day doing – reading, writing, thinking, drawing, walking, dreaming. Whatever they don’t normally have time to do; whatever they think is needed.
Theatre makers are paid to spend a day working creatively, hosted by a cultural organisation close to their home. Gap Day has been run by creative producer Lian Bell and Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre since 2015.
Draíocht invests significantly in the development of artist's practice by the provision of benefit in kind support such as space, technical support, admin/marketing support and specialist expertise.
Our Artist Support Series, launched during Covid-19, helped 79 artists in 2020 and 50 artists in 2021, with the provision of free rehearsal and creative space.
Space to rehearse, write, create, film, dance, think & plan ... whatever was needed!
With thanks to our funders Fingal County Council & The Arts Council.
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