Stage Door Live Associate Producer takes a deep dive into the west as far west as you can go: The Aran Islands. She is in love with the west, if you haven’t noticed.
Monthly Archives: June, 2020
Each week, our #StageDoorLive News Writer / Researcher Hillary Dziminski chronicles her interaction with the news of the week. Some of it that made it to the show, and other bits that didn’t… but they matter damn it. This week, Tom Creed, Arts role in shaping the future, open for business (differently), and more.
In Episode 11, we dive in to the supporting act in theatre and live events. Sophie Ridley, Chair of the EPIC Working Group, and Liam Fitzgerald, Chair of the Association of Irish Stage Technicians, join us to discuss the ways in which EPIC and AIST are working in tandem to support workers in Live Events and technical theatre. Stage Manager Fiona Keller joins to discuss the sustainability of the sector and the desire for representation and support. Production Manager Eamonn Fox talks about what keeps him coming back to the theatre
Time is moving on, restrictions are easing, bit by bit, yet the world seems more upside down and confusing than ever before. Stage Door Live Associate Producer Janice De Broithe heads down to Waterford where they’re keeping the light on for us.
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Each week, our #StageDoorLive News Writer / Researcher Hillary Dziminski chronicles her interaction with the news of the week. Some of it that made it to the show, and other bits that didn’t… but they matter damn it. This week, a new way to experience theatre camp, The Positive Space project, The National’s final streaming annoucnement, and more.
In Episode 10, we talk all about audiences returning to the seats of theatres. Event Safety Expert Peter Jordan, Co-Director, SLUA Event Safety Consultancy discusses the various plans, including TheatreForum’s plan, to return to our new normal. We’re then joined by Fergal McGrath, Venue Manager at the Town Hall Theatre in Galway to discuss the complications involved in programming venues with social distancing in place. Lorraine Maye, Director of Cork Midsummer Festival, talks about the festival which reinvented itself.
Each week, Stage Door Live’s Associate Producer Janice de Bróithe takes a look at theatre Beyond The Pale. This week, Janice finds a storyteller that is part of Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny’s Virtual Artist In Residence Program to lighten up her day, week, month, year…