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Irish Times Theatre Awards at the National Concer Hall, Dublin Feb 25th 2018

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Joan O’Clery For Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival’s coproduction of Woyzeck in Winter
Peter O’Brien For the Gate Theatre production of The Great Gatsby
Annemarie Woods For Northern Ireland Opera’s production of Radamisto, by Handel
Hannah Clark For Northern Ireland Opera’s production of Così Fan Tutte, by Mozart

Irish Times Theatre Awards at the National Concert Hall Dublin Feb 25th 2018

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Ben Ormerod For Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival’s coproduction of Woyzeck in Winter
Ciarán Bagnall For Prime Cut Productions and the Lyric Theatre’s coproduction of Red, by John Logan, and for the Gate Theatre production of The Great Gatsby
Aedín Cosgrove and Paul Keogan For Corcadorca’s production of Far Away, by Caryl Churchill

Irish Times Theatre Awards at the National Concert Hall

BEST SET DESIGN nominations 
Ciarán Bagnall For Prime Cut Productions and the Lyric Theatre’s coproduction of Red, by John Logan, and the Gate Theatre production of The Great Gatsby
Paul O’Mahony For Opera Theatre Company’s production of Acis and Galatea and for the Everyman Theatre production of Futureproof, by Lynda Radley

The Meeting - Frederick William Burton - Life & Work

Umbrella Theatre Company, based in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown area, has been commissioned by the National Gallery of Ireland to write a new work, based on the painter Frederic William Burton, who will be known to most as the artist who painted The Meeting on the Turret Stairs.  This production has been commissioned to complement the NGI's own exhibition on Burton, which starts later this month. 

 

The production will also be performed, outside of the Gallery, in the dlr LexIcon in Dun Laoghaire.

Life’s a Pitch... and Then You Cry!

Screen Training Ireland, in association with Galway Film Centre, are seeking participants for a one day workshop to explore effective and persuasive ways to present and pitch film projects. Exploring techniques that help us convey the essentials, we can learn to deliver a pitch that is effective, clear, memorable and most likely to generate interest.http://us9.campaign-archive2.com/?u=fd8b4f087faaca7c115771a74&id=d903e0a...

Lyric Opera Carmen at the National Concert Hall Dublin

Lyric Opera's forthcoming production of Bizets great Opera 

CARMEN which Lyric Opera presents at the NCH on Sat 15, Sun 16 and Tues 18 October

Irish Theatre Institute initiative for an Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers .

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Irish Society of Stage & Screen Designers. The ISSSD celebrates the work of stage and screen designers living and working in Ireland. It is a professional organisation run by designers for designers. The ISSSD acts as a hub for the sharing of information and communication between professional stage and screen designers in the national and international network of creative arts, design media and performance practices.

Irish Times Theatre Awards Best set design: Sarah Bacon

best set design Irish Times Theatre Awards

Congratulations to Sarah Bacon, Best set design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, for the Abbey Theatre and Lyric Theatre production of 'The Shadow of a Gunman' by Seán O’Casey. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

See full listing at: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/stage/take-a-bow-the-irish-times-theat...

Rigging for Film – Advanced Scaffolding in association with SOS Training Ltd.

This programme, aimed at riggers in the film industry, is a combination course; participants will have one week’s training on tube and fitting scaffolds and rigging for film, followed by the 10-day certified Advanced Scaffolding programme. The course covers the following:
Days One to Five:
• Relevant Legislation and Guidelines (C.O.P. TG20-13)
• Method Statements and Risk Assessments
• Manual Handling – best practises
• Harness inspections
• Scaffolding terminology and components

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