|DLI NEWSLETTER 17 JUNE 2021|
|We are delighted that bookings are continuing to come in for the 55th annual DLI Summer School in University of Limerick. All course details on www.dli.ie/theatretraining. Even if you can't commit to the week 31 July - 7 August yourself, perhaps you know a member of your group who you feel might benefit from the Summer School experience? Please spread the word! We are focussing on Course A :Tread Softly this week for those who may be new to Summer School, or who want to brush up their skills. |
There are details below of three county councils which are offering half or full bursaries to their county citizens - you can check out what YOUR local Arts Office might be making available on www.localartsireland.ie
All Summer School enquiries to Ollie Kenny, Summer School Director:
Remember that while Valerie continues to work from home, she goes into the DLI Office & Library once a week, normally on a Tuesday. So, our script lending service is there as usual for our members:
089 2356672 (The DLI landline number is currently non-operational).
|55th DLI SUMMER SCHOOL BURSARIES|
|SPOTLIGHT ON COURSE A |
Course A is an extremely versatile course that offers a toolkit of stage techniques for both actors and directors. It may be suitable for:
•Those who are new to acting and are looking for a good foundation for moving forward.
This year Course A is entitled Tread Softly and is being given by Catherine Sheridan.
- Those who may be acting for quite a while but are new to Summer School/Workshops.
- Those who may have done other courses and might want to refresh their basic skills.
- Those looking to work with a new tutor for a new perspective.
Further information on www.dli.ie
|TWO DAY WORKSHOP in CO WEXFORD!|
Sally Stevens from Coolgreany Drama has an exciting invitation:
Coolgreany Drama, in conjunction with the Drama League of Ireland, are hosting a two day outdoor workshop on Saturday June 26th and Sunday June 27th. The facilitator is Geoff O’Keeffe, well known director and theatre practitioner.
The venue is beautiful, in the grounds of Knockbawn, a Georgian farmhouse on the outskirts of Coolgreany, Co Wexford. The times are 11am until 6pm each day with a break for lunch (which you will have brought with you).
The group requests a contribution of €20 per participant.
Bookings to Sally at 087 2411926. Places are limited, so do not delay!!
|Leitrim playwright John McDwyer has an interesting offer for groups hoping to participate in the 2022 ADCI Full Length Circuit:|
Here are details of the plays I am making available royalty free for Festival productions in 2022. All non festival performances will attract the usual royalties. I hope that this may be of help to any group which may be struggling, financially, to get a festival play on the road.
Lovely Leitrim M9 F2
Callaghan’s Place M4 F3
Unforgiven M3 F1
(Rights for Unforgiven are restricted due to a planned touring production by Beezneez TC and groups should contact me before putting this play into rehearsal.)
You’ll Never Walk Alone M4 F2
United M4 F4
Turning Mammy M1 F2
Groups requiring a script for any of these plays should email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Every good wish