PRIME 2017 Continuous Professional Development

Theatre / Workshop



Organization: Age & Opportunity

Event location: Irish Theatre Institute

City/Town: Temple Bar / 17 Eustace Street

County: Dublin City

Event dates: 26 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

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Contact phone: 018057709



Now in its 3rd year, prime 2017 offers professional actors the opportunity to reignite their creative dynamism, develop their ideas and build their skills in writing for theatre across four days of intensive workshops from May to end August, with a public sharing Autumn 2017. Participants will work with dramaturg Hanna Slättne to assess their practice and learn valuable insights into the dramaturgical process. By the end of the programme, participants will have gained knowledge, practical experience and confidence in creating their own work. prime, developed by Irish Theatre Institute, focuses on career sustainability, entrepreneurial skills, physical and mental health and well-being for professional actors. Hanna Slättne was the Director of New Work Development at Tinderbox Theatre Company where she ran the dramaturgy strand of the company’s activities: working with writers under commission, production dramaturgy and artist’s development programmes. She is the dramaturg on Reassembled Slightly Askew; a sonic arts and new writing, immersive experience which is currently touring.\r\nParticipants of prime 2017 are Tess Healy Maguire, actor, director, writer and voiceover artist; Michael O’Sullivan, who has performed in theatres in New York, Toronto and the UK; Mary Ryan, TV and film credits include Ros na Rún, Corp & Anam (TG4), Seven Women (RTÉ), Cosa Nite, The Outcasts; Mark Tankersley, a graduate from The Julliard School Drama Division, NYC, since his move to Ireland in 2004 the majority of his acting work has been in film and television; and Jack Walsh, who has performed on almost every Irish stage and favourite roles include Michael Feeney in Arrah na Pogue at the Abbey Theatre, Gregor Samsa in Metamorphosis and the title role in Arturo Ui both at the Lyric Belfast. For further details on prime 2017 email: