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Welcome to the February edition of our Newsletter
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New Music Dublin Festival 2017 in March with Thomas Adès and Gerald Barry at the helm.
2017 Publications/Title by Title Scheme decisions
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Irish Composers in the spotlight with hat-trick of major awards
Grants and Awards
Young Ensembles Scheme 2017
Arts Council announces deadline for Open Call 2017
Deis Recording & Publication Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 6 April 2017
Arts Council announces deadlines for schemes in Dance and Theatre
Arts Council announces Round 2 of Festivals and Events Scheme 2017
Arts Council's Artist in the Community Scheme - Deadlines 2017
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New Voices of Ireland Call for Artists
PRS for Music Foundation’s Beyond Borders programme seeks proposals from organisations and groups based in Britain and Ireland
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Creative Europe Desk
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Open call for budding dance writers to review Spring Forward Festival 2017 performances in Aarhus, Denmark 28-30 April
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Arts Council announces deadlines for schemes in Dance and Theatre

The application window for the next round of Dance and Theatre Schemes will open on 14 March. The deadline for the new schemes is 5.30pm on Thursday, 13 April, 2017. Applications will be accepted through the Arts Council’s online services website.

 

The schemes are:

 

Dance Artist Residency – The purpose of this scheme is to stabilise and support a network of dance artists in residence across the country.

 

The aims of this scheme are: 

  • to consolidate both professional and community based dance practice in a variety of regional contexts;
  • to offer opportunities to dance artists around the country to engage in a programme of artistic work relevant to their own practise;
  • to offer opportunities to local authorities and venues to develop dance practise in their area;
  • to encourage the development of long-term planning and sustainability of independent dance activities.

 

Theatre Artist Residency – The purpose of this scheme is to offer theatre artists the opportunity to create a year-long work programme in partnership with venues and local authorities. The specific contents of the work programme will be designed by the theatre artist in collaboration with the local authority and/or venue.

 

The aims of this scheme are: 

  • to offer opportunities to theatre artists across the country to engage in a  programme of artistic work relevant to their own practice;
  • to offer opportunities to venues and local authorities to develop theatre practice in their area;
  • to encourage the development of long-term planning and sustainability of independent theatre activities;
  • to encourage a co-ordinated approach between key arts providers at local/ regional level.

 

Theatre Artist Development Funding – the purpose of this scheme is to offer theatre and other arts organisations the opportunity to offer developmental or training programmes to groups of individual theatre artists in a mentored environment, or to offer opportunities to groups of theatre artists to propose their own developmental ideas to organisations.

 

The aims of this scheme are as: 

  • to offer opportunities to theatre artists to develop their practice in a supported way;
  • to offer opportunities to organisations who undertake development and/or training initiatives to fund those activities directly;
  • to encourage the development of long-term planning and sustainability of development and training activities within professional theatre.

 

Theatre Resource-Sharing Funding – The purpose of this award is to offer organisations the opportunity to share administrative and production resources with a number of individual theatre artists over a specified period of time.

 

The aims of this scheme are: 

  • to offer administrative and/or production assistance to theatre artists[1] in developing projects and ideas;
  • to offer opportunities to organisations who facilitate and support the development of theatre artists’ projects to fund those activities directly;
  • to encourage the strategic planning and sustainability of resource sharing activities within professional theatre.

 

Guideline documents offering details on each scheme will be available on the website in advance of the closing date.



[1] The definition of ‘theatre artist’ for the purpose of this award is an individual who works primarily as a professional artist in a creative, technical and/or managerial capacity in a theatre context. This could be a director, producer, actor, playwright or designer.

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