ARTiculate- A national playwriting project. Applications Now Open
Youth Theatre Ireland is delighted to announce a pilot national playwriting project, ARTiculate, in association with its National Youth Theatre programme.
ARTiculate will provide a space for young playwrights between the ages of 18 and 25 to come together once a month throughout 2020 and develop their craft under the mentorship of National Youth Theatre Artistic Director, Veronica Coburn, award-winning playwright, Dylan Coburn Gray and Youth Theatre Ireland’s Special Projects Officer, Barry Morgan.
What Happens at ARTiculate?
The ethos of ARTiculate is apprenticeship and mentorship. Our young playwrights will learn by doing under the guidance of their mentors. Participating playwrights will be expected to write in their own time and come to each workshop prepared to read, discuss and explore their work.
Participation in ARTiculate is by application. See below for application guidelines:
• To participate you need to be a member of a youth theatre affiliated to Youth Theatre Ireland or to have been so within the last 12 months.
• To participate you need to be aged 18 or over.
• You need to be available to attend all sessions. There are nine scheduled sessions spread across 2020.
Saturday, March 14th
Saturday, April 18th
Saturday, May 9th
Saturday, June 13th/20th
Saturday, August 8th
Saturday, September 5th
Saturday, October 10th
Saturday, November 14th
Saturday, December 12th
Sessions will be held in a city centre location in Dublin and will start at 11 a.m. and finish at 4 p.m. Participation in the programme is totally free.
HOW DO I APPLY TO TAKE PART IN ARTICULATE?
It is open to young people who will be aged between 18 and 25 by March 14th 2020. We are looking for people who are comfortable meeting new people, working in a highly focused way and are willing to share their thoughts and opinions with each other.
If you are interested in the programme, please download the Application Form Here and return by post only to: ARTiculate Programme, Youth Theatre Ireland, 7, North Great George’s Street, Dublin 1 by 12pm on Monday 24th February.
For further information please contact Alan King at Youth Theatre Ireland. Office phone: 01 878 1301
March - December 2020
Return application forms by post only to: ARTiculate Programme, Youth Theatre Ireland, 7, North Great George’s Street, Dublin 1 before Feb 24th