The Lir Academy and the Abbey Theatre present
Women in Technical Theatre
8 - 26 November 2021
Dates: 8 – 26 November
Workshops run at approximately 10am & 1pm – venue dependent.
Free but booking required.
Transition Year Students only.
Places are limited.
Bookings must be made by the accompanying teacher.
Running Time: 120 minutes
A collaboration between The Lir Academy and the Abbey Theatre which aims to introduce young women to careers in lighting, sound and stage management.
Women in Technical Theatre is a collaboration between The Lir Academy and the Abbey Theatre which aims to introduce young women to careers in lighting, sound and stage management.
The purpose of the roadshow is to engage female pupils from secondary level schools throughout Ireland by presenting and facilitating workshops geared towards increasing awareness of technical theatre, stage management and the importance that these departments play in the professional creation of a live performance.
These workshops will be designed and overseen by industry professionals who lead technical departments at The Lir Academy.
The performance aspect of the workshop will be led by an Abbey Theatre drama facilitator with experience of working with young people.
8 November – The Glens Centre, Leitrim
9 November – Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
10 November – Backstage Theatre, Longford
11 November – Garter Lane, Waterford
12 November – An Táin, Louth
15 November – Garage Theatre, Monaghan
17 November – Draíocht, Dublin
22 November – Hawkswell, Sligo
23 November – Theatre Royal, Waterford
24 November – Balor Theatre, Donegal
26 November – Everyman, Cork
Please contact venues directly to make a booking.
Photo © Keith Dixon