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Five talented writers announced for Lyric’s New Playwrights Programme

Thursday 1st April 2021 at 1pm 0 Comments Drama

The Lyric Theatre and Arts Council for Northern Ireland are delighted to announce this year’s recipients of the 2021 New Playwrights Programme. Now in its fourth year, the programme is a six-month writing development programme aimed at new and early career playwrights to create new work.  This year saw highest number of applicants with 330 submissions resulting in a shortlist of 29.  The five writers awarded places on the programme are:  Caitlin Magnall-Kearns, Caoimhe Farren, Rose Coogan, Paul Mallon and Eléonore Maudet.

Five talented writers announced for Lyric’s New Playwrights Programme. Pictured: Caitlin Magnall-Kearns, Caoimhe Farren, Rose Coogan, Paul Mallon and Eléonore Maudet. Image: Five talented writers announced for Lyric’s New Playwrights Programme. Pictured: Caitlin Magnall-Kearns, Caoimhe Farren, Rose Coogan, Paul Mallon and Eléonore Maudet.
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Survey of Freelance Theatre and Dance Practitioners in Northern Ireland

Tuesday 16th February 2021 at 11am 0 Comments Dance, Drama

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has commissioned a piece of independent research to explore new ways of working for freelance theatre and dance practitioners.  This follows a request from the Freelance Theatre Collective for funding to help artists develop, create and produce work independent of existing company structures. Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd have been appointed to complete this assignment and will report back in March, 2021.

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Call for freelance theatre and dance practitioners interested in a new model of independent working

Monday 1st February 2021 at 3pm 0 Comments Dance, Drama

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has commissioned a piece of independent research to explore new ways of working for freelance theatre and dance practitioners.  This follows a request from the Freelance Theatre Collective for funding to help artists develop, create and produce work independent of existing company structures. Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd have been appointed to complete this assignment and will report back in March, 2021.

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