The TDC Talks

Corcadorca’s Theatre Development Centre will hold a series of panel discussions in relation to how the Centre and the theatre community will move forward in 2012.

“TDC Talks” will bring theatre professionals from around Ireland to the TDC for two days of panel discussions.

January 27th & 28th

Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork


Friday 27th 10:30am – 1pm: Where can developed work go?

Representatives from venues/festivals in Cork city will discuss how work can be staged or programmed at their venues/festivals.

Panelists* will include:
Michael Barker-Caven, The Everyman Palace Theatre
Mary Hickson, Cork Opera House
Tom Creed, Cork Midsummer Festival
Tony McCleane-Fay, The Granary Theatre
Dolores Mannion, Cork Arts Theatre
Bertrand Perennes, Camden Palace
Paul McCarthy, The Firkin Crane

Friday 27th 2pm – 5pm: Training and Development Opportunities

What training exists in the city and how possible resources could be shared to bring the best training to the city

Panelists* will include:
Liz Meaney, City Arts Officer
David Parnell, Arts Council
Marion Wyatt, Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa
Geraldine O’Neill – Outreach Director Graffiti Theatre Company

Saturday 28th 10:30am – 1pm: Can Theatre Develop with other Art forms?
A panel discussion on theatre, developing with other art forms

Panelists* will include:
Moray Bresnihan, Mutant Space
Martin Dineen,Dowtcha Puppets
Alex Conway, Visual Artist
James McCann, Performance Artist

Saturday 28th 2pm -5pm: How can we link with the National Community?

Panelists* will include:
Jen Coppinger, Irish Theatre Institute
Cian O’Brien, Project Arts Centre
Róise Goan, Dublin Fringe Festival

*A full list of the panelists will be available later in the week. Watch this space!

If you are interested in attending ‘TDC Talks’ please email your RSVP to, listing which of the talks you will be attending.

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