Friday Sharing on June 12th at 6pm at the TDC

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In conjunction with Cork Midsummer Festival please join us this Friday for a development sharing of The Island, by Hammergrin Theatre Company.

Best known for exciting work in unusual locations, Hammergrin are developing a new work for Cape Clear Island planned to premiere at Cork Midsummer Festival 2016.

The Island Project explores and isolation and communication at the edge of the world. This is your chance to see what they have worked on so far, as part of their residency week at the TDC. The show will feature promenade performance.

This production is directed by Sara-Jane Power, written by John McCarthy, with music by Michael-John McCarthy (Glasgow) and movement by Stephen O’Connell and Lucy Simic (from Bluemouth Inc. Toronto/New York). This work is supported by the Arts Council.

The Friday Sharing is at 6pm sharp in the
Theatre Development Centre,
Tobin Street,
Cork
Admission is free and open to all.
Hope to see you there!

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SHOW 2015 – Now accepting production applications

SHOW 2015 – Now accepting applications

Having established SHOW at TDC as a yearly event that showcases new theatre work, The Theatre Development Centre is pleased to announce details of SHOW 2015.

This year we have decided to do things a little differently. Instead of a number of productions in rep throughout the week of the festival, we are offering a performance opportunity for ONE suitable production.

A panel will choose one company / individual from the submitted applications. The chosen company / individual will have:
3 weeks exclusive use of the TDC directly before SHOW to rehearse, tech and build your production
1 week run from Nov 23rd to 29th
Technical support for rehearsal weeks and for the duration of SHOW
Production support
Box Office facilities
FOH support
Administration and marketing support

We are now accepting applications from those interested in delivering a Finished Work at SHOW 2015.
Please email info@theatredevelopmentcentre.com for an application form.
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Tuesday 2nd June @10am.

Please note the Work-In-Progress component of SHOW will take place on the 28th and 29th of November this year and will follow a similar format to last year’s event. Work-In-Progress application forms will be available at a later date.

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Friday Sharing @ TDC – 1st May

Join us this Friday for a development sharing of

Torn and Restored:
The Persistence of Memory

Will Tied Up
Written and conceived by Will Flanagan and David Spathaky
Produced by Will Flanagan
Performed by Will Flanagan
Directed by David Spathaky
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Torn and Restored: The Persistence of Memory is a physical theatre piece that looks at the life of an outsider through a series of images, music and spoken text.

The sections of the show build around a soundscape created live on stage by Will.
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About the Performer
Will Flanagan runs the circus and street theatre company PassePartout, based in the Circus Factory, Cork.  He is a trained Juggler and Clown and recently completed a post-graduate in Physical Theatre in Taganrog, Russia with support from the Arts Council.

http://passepartout.ie
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About the Director
Dave has worked in circus & theatre since 1980. He founded Ra-Ra Zoo and has directed and devised many acts and shows for theatre. He worked with Will previously at the TDC and recently directed Simon Thomson / Clown Noir in two shows. He also directed The Lords of Strut in their first TDC showcase and conceived and performed Bravado Dances at TDC with Sara Ski in 2013.

Dave runs Clown Power Creation Studio
http://clownpower.net
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The Friday Sharing is at 6pm sharp in the
Theatre Development Centre,
Tobin Street,
Cork
Followed by a Q+A Session
Admission is free and open to all.
Hope to see you there!

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