|DLI NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2019|
|We have a few dates for your diary in this newsletter - first of all, the 2019 Full Length Festivals get underway this Friday 22nd in Kilmuckridge, Newtownstewart and Rush - check out the full schedule for all this year's festivals on www.adci.ie. Good luck to all the festival committees and competing groups in 2019 - as always, support your local festival!! |
Next, we have our annual DLI Convention on Sunday 31 March in Portlaoise -we depend on our member loyalty throughout the year, and would love to see as many of you as possible in O'Loughlin's Hotel.
Of course, you should already have 27 July - 3 August as your big week in 2019 (!), but, see below for more course detail on our 54th DLI Summer School...
DLI Magazine Editor, Joanne Keane, is on the lookout for material for the spring edition, which will be issued end April. If you have an article/photos (high resolution please) of interest, please email Joanne: firstname.lastname@example.org by, or before 29 March.
Finally this month, DLI would like to pass on its condolences to the families and friends in drama of those who passed away recently: Laz Costello (Carlow Little Theatre),Dermot Cummins, Brid McBride & Bridie Hoban RIP.
NATIONAL CONVENTION 2019
2.00 - 5.00 pm Sunday 31 March
(Registration from 1.30)
O'Loughlin's Hotel, Portlaoise
057 8621305 www.oloughlinshotel.com
Reports from DLI Board, review of the year, and plans for upcoming year in drama!
Our National Secretary, Eugene O'Sullivan, will be emailing our members this week with notice of Convention 2019 with nomination papers for DLI Board membership & Chair. Please take this opportunity to nominate someone from YOUR group, and return the form(s) to Eugene by 8 March. We look forward to meeting up with you on 31 March in Portlaoise!
|54th DLI SUMMER SCHOOL 2019|
Our new Summer School team of Willie O'Brien, Ollie Kenny, Mary J Egan and Christine O'Brien are putting plans for UL 2019 in place.
The following courses are available:
A Safety Net and a Beanbag
Acting for Beginners
Directing for those with little or no experience - course details and tutor to be confirmed
Creating with Courage: An Actor's Workshop
For actors with experience, seeking further challenges!
How To Make A Scene
Scenes from Chekhov's Plays
For Advanced Actors
The Art & Craft of Directing
For Directors and Actor-Directors
Course content available shortly
Further details on all these courses on Theatre Training page of our website www.dli.ie
All Summer School enquiries to Willie O'Brien:
|WHAT'S ON AROUND THE COUNTRY|
|Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire Wexford DG Wexford Arts Centre|
21 -23 February and circuit
A Wake in the West by Michael Joe Ginnelly Seumas O'Kelly Players Temperance Hall, Loughrea & Knockaderry Resource Centre
23, 24 February & 3, 9, 10 March
Life Sucks by Aaron Posner Corofin DS Glór, Ennis
24 -26 February and circuit.
Don't Tell the Wife by Sam Cree Windmill Players Sligo Ballintogher Hall
1 & 2 March
Sive by John B Keane Sliabh Aughty DG Mountshannon Hall, Co Clare
28 February & 1 March and circuit
Tickets on door
A Wake in the West by Michael Joe Ginnelly Cilleo Yew Tree Players
Ennybegs Community Centre
The Mating Season by Sam Cree Letterkenny M & DS An Grianán, Letterkenny
7 - 9 March
A Wake in the West by Michael Joe Ginnelly Aughnasheelin Yellow River Players Aughnasheelin Hall, Co Leitrim
22 -24 March
The Blacksmith by Michael Ferguson Duleek Drama Players
Droichead Arts Centre Drogheda
26 -30 March
Sharon's Grave by John B Keane Duiske Players Kilkenny
Abbey Hall, Graignamanagh
27 -30 March
A Wake in the West by Micheal Joe Ginnelly Little Bog TG
Heath Hall, Portlaoise
28 -30 March
Strictly for the Birds by Sam Cree Cloonboniffe DG Trinity Arts Centre, Castlerea
28, 29, 31 March
The Year of the Hiker by John B Keane Moynalty DG Cavan
Muintir na Tire Hall Moynalty
29, 30 March 5, 6 April
Catch this play on the circuit too!
|HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR ALICE|
Catch this play on the circuit too!