We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Drama Facilitation Training Course 2023/2024.This part-time course is QQI Accredited at Level Six. There will be one weekend per month from September to May 2024. There are 24 places available.
"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 and facilitation methodologies used in youth theatre
- Skills you can use to kick-start and plan a creative project with young people
- How to explore fresh ways of building basic drama skills with a group
Who is this training for?
This training is for anyone over the age of eighteen who would like to develop their facilitation skills to work creatively with young people, 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
What if I’m an experienced facilitator?
This course is a great chance to meet like-minded people, expand your network and discover fresh approaches to your facilitation practice.
Who’s facilitating this course?
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 Impact Youth Theatre, the only youth theatre operating in Direct Provision.
"It helped me feel comfortable and excited in planning my own workshops in the future."
What does it cost?
There are 24 places available with three different tiers
8 Full Residential places = €400 Total
8 Half Residential places = €325 Total
8 Non Residential places = €250 Total
Full Residential participants will have accommodation on Friday and Saturday nights.
Half Residential participants will have accommodation on Saturday nights only.
Non Residential participants will have no accommodation provided.
No matter which tier you apply for your fee will cover:
- All workshops / support sessions
- Mentor guidance sessions
- QQI accreditation covered
- Two Level 6 Component Awards
- Youth Theatre Ireland Certificate
- Graduation Ceremony!
How do I apply?
Applications are now closed.
Any queries please contact Barry Morgan or call him on 01-878-1301 and he will be happy to assist you.
Applications close July 28th 2023