Making Tracks: Music Recording Assistance Opportunity 2010
Dublin City Council in partnership with Axis, Ballymun are currently taking applications for the Music Recording Assistance Opportunity. The recipients of this award will receive 2 days rehearsal time and 1 day studio time in the Underground Music Studios in Axis, Ballymun towards an original music recording. An independent expert panel will assess the applications. The recording opportunity is for new recordings only. No completed packages CD's can be funded. Only work in progress will be considered. The award is open to all forms of music and to people born or living in Dublin City (administrative area).
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 3 September 2010.
- For further information on the studios go to: www.axis-ballymun.ie
- To apply, send a written application CV of musical career/experience, a copy of the recording on CD, and a lyric sheet if relevant to: Making Tracks - Music Recording Assistance Opportunity, C/O Ann Marie Lyons, The Arts Office, Dublin City Council, The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1.
- Tel: 01 222 7305
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Puppet Portal Project - call for artists
Helium Children's Arts and Health company invites applications from multi-disciplinary artists working in the Dublin, Letterkenny, and Cork areas to collaborate with children across 5 participating hospitals in the next phase of this arts and health and technology project. Contemporary puppetry techniques, storytelling and technology will be explored to create live, interactive, puppetry performances via the hospital web portal, Solas, an online community for children and young people in hospital.
Deadline for applications: Friday, 6 August at 5pm.
- For a full artist’s brief please contact Avril Carr at email@example.com with 'Puppet Portal Project' in the subject heading.
Irish and Celtic Festivals Producers Ponference, 2-3 November 2010: Music Showcase
The Association of Irish Festival Events [AOIFE] are pleased to announce that the Irish and Celtic Festivals Producers Conference will take place in Ireland for the first time this year in November 2010. A delegation of international presenters and promoters, including key festivals in the US and Europe will meet in Ireland and will have the opportunity to see a showcase of Irish music over two nights.
Applications are invited from individual musicians and/or bands playing Irish or Celtic music, folk, ballad, céilí or Irish fusion to participate in a specially selected music showcase programme which will take place in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, Limerick [6.30pm to 12.00am] on Tuesday 2 November and at Glór, Ennis on Wednesday 3 November [6.30pm to 12.00am].
The closing date for completed application forms, including additional material, is 5pm Friday 3 September 2010.
Applications may be submitted online [with supplementary material to follow by post] or by standard postal delivery.
- For a showcase application form, selection criteria and further information on the Irish and Celtic Festivals Producers Conference and Music Showcase please visit www.aoifeonline.com or contact Amy at + 353 90 964 3779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Art Per Cent for Art Scheme - Expressions of interest sought
Mary Immaculate College (MIC), Limerick, is inviting expressions of interest under the Public Art – Per Cent for Art Scheme from established artists wishing to create unique work/s in any medium with an allocated budget of €100,000.
Following a major capital investment programme to a total of €40 million, two new buildings have been completed in MIC, Tailteann and Teamhair/Tara, enabling the complete reshaping of the campus.
In 2008 Tailteann the first new building on campus for 30 years was opened. This state-of-the-art Sport, Leisure and Physical Education building was recognised by the Royal Irish Architectural Institute as Ireland’s “Leisure Building of the Year 2008.”
The second of Mary Immaculate College’s new buildings, due to be officially opened by the Tánaiste this forthcoming September, is the Teamhair/Tara building. This 8500 sq. metre building will give the College the much needed 300- and 150-seat lecture theatres, teaching laboratories, computer facilities (open access and dedicated learning laboratories) in addition to a 500-seat multi-purpose theatre.
The overall budget for the design, supply, fitting and installation of the entire project will be €100,000 inclusive of all costs, project management, travel and other expenses, VAT, insurance and other charges.
Deadline for expressions of interest is Thursday 9 September 2010 at 3pm.
Audition Notice: Creative Steps Young People’s Dance Theatre
Creative Steps Young People’s Dance Theatre, part of CoisCéim Broadreach, will hold an informal workshop audition for the 2010/2011 season on Sunday 26 September at CoisCéim Studio in Dublin city centre. Open to individuals aged 15 to 25, Creative Steps members collaborate with choreographers and other artists to create and perform striking and original choreographies for stage and film. Applicants should have experience in dance or physical theatre and be open to exploring new ideas and taking risks. A passion for working creatively in dance theatre is essential.
US focus for Culture Ireland in 2011, new deadline for applications
The Arts Council would like to draw the attention of its subcribers to an upcoming deadline from Culture Ireland, the agency within the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport tasked with promoting Irish arts worldwide. Much of the work promoted abroad by Culture Ireland is proudly funded by the Arts Council, and the Council works closely with the Department and the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport, Mary Hanafin TD, to ensure Irish arts are showcased across the globe.
In 2011, the strategic focus will be on the United States, and priority will be given in the upcoming Culture Ireland grants round to high-quality projects planned for the US which have strong American partners in place, in particular in New York, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and/or Atlanta. Applications are accepted from Irish artists/companies or from international presenters. The next deadline for applications to Culture Ireland is 5pm on Monday 16 August.
Reminder: Connect Mentoring Award, deadline 4 August
Create and Common Ground are administering two mentoring awards available to artists working in collaborative/participative arts in the specific context areas: arts and health and cultural diversity.
Deadlines for applications Wednesday August 4, at 5pm. Applications to be received by post to Create, Mentoring Award, 10/11 Earl Street South, Dublin 8.
Create announces the award recipient of the Create/NCAD Bursary
Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, is delighted to announce the award recipient of the Create/NCAD Bursary. TheatreClub, (Doireann Coady, Shane Byrne and Grace Dyas) a Dublin based theatre collective founded in 2008, will work collaboratively with groups in the Liberties area, using the lecture theatre space in NCAD Gallery as a creative base for the week of 9 August, interacting with the neighbourhood and people living in the Dublin 8 area. The process will feed into the work that they will create to be shown as part of Absolut Fringe 2010. The Create/NCAD bursary award is designed to offer practitioners a week long space to undertake research and reflection on what it is to collaborate with communities in the making of new work.
Music Network Making Overtures 2010
Due to the receipt of an insufficient number of applications for Making Overtures 2010, this professional development course has been postponed.
Making Overtures 2010 will now take place at the Centre for Creative Practices from Monday 8th to Friday 12 November, 2010. Further information about the Making Overtures course will be available in the coming weeks.
- If you are interested in participating in Making Overtures 2010, please contact Aisling Roche, Development Programmes Manager Email: email@example.com