30 January 2020

Laying The Foundations: Drama Facilitation Training- Taster Workshops

Laying The Foundations: Drama Facilitation Training- Taster Workshops

These one-day workshops will give you new drama facilitation techniques & a taste of the upcoming part-time QQI level 6 training course.

Youth Theatre Ireland is excited to offer two taster workshops in Youth Drama Facilitation. The workshop will give you an excellent insight into the art of drama facilitation. You will be introduced to the facilitation practices and methodologies that will be further explored in the part-time training course that will commence March 2020.

Offaly Training Day Feb 19th

We will be running a one-day taster workshop on 19th of Feb in the Charleville Community Centre, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

This workshop will provide participants with new drama facilitation techniques and give a taste  of the upcoming part-time QQI Level 6 accredited training course, that will commence in March 2020

The day is free of charge and lunch will be provided but spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Westmeath Training Day Feb 20th 

We will be running a one-day taster workshop on  on 20th of Feb in the Dean Crowe Theatre, Chapel Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

This workshop will provide participants with new drama facilitation techniques and give a taste of the upcoming part-time QQI Level 6 accredited training course, that will commence in March 2020

The day is free of charge and lunch will be provided but spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Dublin Training Day Feb 26th 

We will be running a one-day taster workshop on  on 26th of Feb at Youth Work Ireland, 20 Dominick Street Lower, Dublin 1

This workshop will provide participants with new drama facilitation techniques and give a taste of the upcoming part-time QQI Level 6 accredited training course, that will commence in March 2020

The day is free of charge and lunch will be provided but spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.
 

"I am now excited to go and use these skills in the youth theatre with a refreshed mindset and energy."

What will I learn?

A host of transferable skills through the facilitation methodologies used in youth theatre

Skills you can use to kick-start and plan a creative project with young people

How to source new material and ways to approach elements of creative facilitation using drama techniques

How to explore fresh ways of building basic drama skills with a group

Planning exercises

“It helped me feel comfortable and excited in planning my own workshops in the future.”

Who is this day for?

Anyone who wants to develop their facilitation skills to work creatively with young people, and might be interest in learning more about our training course, such as:

- Anyone interested in ArtsTrain (Youth Theatre Ireland's previous full-time facilitation course)

- Youth theatre facilitators

- Youth workers

- Youth arts practitioners

- Youth leaders

- Actors and artists

- Teachers

- Writers

- Filmmakers

- Musicians

What if I’m an experienced facilitator?

No worries, this taster is a great chance to meet like minded people and discover more about the upcoming part-time training course that will provide fresh approaches to your facilitation practice.

“These workshops have given me a huge variety of tools to use when I go back to working with my young people.”

Part-Time Training Course?

Yes! Over the course of 2020 we will be providing training in two QQI Level 6 modules; Leadership and Engaging with Drama. These elements were previously part of the ArtsTrain course. This training will be delivered one weekend per month from March until December. More information on the training course will be provided at the Taster Workshop.

Who’s facilitating the Masterclass?

Dave Kelly and Barry Morgan.

Dave is author of Laying the Foundations, and Youth Theatre Ireland’s National Training Co-ordinator. He developed and delivered Artstrain, Youth Theatre Ireland's full-time Drama Facilitation QQI level 6 course, which ran until from 1999 - 2017.

Barry is Youth Theatre Ireland's Special Projects Officer. He is a previous graduate of ArtsTrain and co-founder of Tailtiu Theatre. He is co-artistic director of Mosney Youth Theatre and the De Luain Players.

What have other participants said about previous training we have provided?

"I am now excited to go and use these skills in the youth theatre with a refreshed mindset and energy."

“It helped me feel comfortable and excited in planning my own workshops in the future.”

“These workshops have given me a huge variety of tools to use when I go back to working with my young people.”

I still have questions. Who can I contact?

Email Barry Morgan directly at , or ring him on 01-878-1301.

The day is free of charge and lunch will be provided but spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment!

If you would like any more information, please get in touch.

Dates

19th & 20th of February

Venue

Various

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