Monthly Archives: June, 2020

Theatre News
The News That Didn’t Make It: Episode 11
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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, Tom Creed, Arts role in shaping the future, open for business (differently), and more.

Stage Door Live
Stage Door Live, Episode 11 – 24 June 2020 #ArtsWorkersAreCritical
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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

The Blog
TheatreMaker.ie needs your support.
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TheatreMaker.ie is an un-funded, passionate group of theatre makers who have come together to champion theatre in Ireland. We create content and provide resources for theatre makers and lovers of live performance in Ireland and throughout the world. We’re looking for your support.

Theatre News
The News That Didn’t Make It: Episode Ten
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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.

Stage Door Live
Stage Door Live, Episode 10 – 17 June 2020 #AudiencesAreComingBack
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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.

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