Welcome to the Theatre Development Centre!

The Theatre Development Centre (TDC) was established by Corcadorca in 2011. TDC is housed in Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork. Corcadorca make the space available to theatre makers free of charge so they may write, work with actors, and develop the technical aspects of a piece—but most of all so they have a supportive environment in which to create work for the stage.

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Perforum Autumn 2018

Perforum is a series of talks and events on the arts.  They are presented by UCC but open to all and free to attend.  There will be one event per month.  They take place from 6pm to 7:45.  This term the theme of Perforum events is “Performing Arts and Inclusivity”.

The schedule for this term is as follows:

Wednesday, 26th September – ‘Hearing and Connecting’ Eoin Nash

Thursday, 18th October – ‘Working with touch and movement in arts and health’ Katy Dymoke

Wednesday, 07th November – ‘Alternative Dramaturgies informed by a D/deaf and Disability Perspective’  Kaite O’Reilly

For more information, go to https://www.ucc.ie/en/music-theatre/drama/news

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ROGU 1st-12th October

A collaboration between Guillaume Cousson and Ronan McLoughlin, ROGU 2.0 is a choreographic work mixing body movement, illusion and light manipulation.

Guillaume and Ronan have grown individually as renowned international performers with a very similar set of skills, but used in different ways and constantly influencing each other. They complement each other, speaking the languages of body movement and object manipulation to convey a story. 

The aim of this project is to create a new genre of circus performance using technology that creates light effects synchronised with body illusion techniques.

This new work will be presented in 2019 at Circus festivals around the world.  The team will show the fruit of their work in a free public showing on Friday, October 12th at 1pm.

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Culture Night 2018

This Friday is Culture Night, and there will be a talk with Pat Kiernan, Artistic Director of Corcadorca and TDC, at 8pm.  Pat will be talking about the background to the TDC and Corcadorca’s relationship with Triskel Arts Centre. Join us!

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