Galway Comedy Carnival: Phill Jupitus in the Kenny Gallery Galway

Galway Comedy Carnival Phill Jupitus Drawing Phill Jupitus and Allan Cavanagh. Photo by Dean Kelly
Phill Jupitus was in Galway for the Galway Comedy Carnival and spent several mornings in the Kenny Gallery. Phill was putting his own spin on existing works using his iPad and the public was invited to join in. I went up on the last day and took part. It was a lot of fun, Phill creates very accomplished pieces in a short time.

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Druid Theatre FUEL Programme 2017 Artists Announced

Druid Theatre FUEL Programme Druid Theatre FUEL Programme’s 2017 participants have been announced. FUEL is Druid’s artist residencey programme for ambitious artists on the cusp of developing a significant piece of original work and was instigated in 2014. It offers a 9 month training opportunity to the successful applicants including workshops with theatre professionals and showcases of their work in the Mick Lally Theatre.

The artists for 2017 are:

Mairéad Folan: Mairéad is a bilingual freelance theatre practitioner and founded No Ropes Theatre company in 2005.

Jacinta Sheerin: Jacinta is an actor, playwright and theatre maker originally from Dublin, living in Co.Clare.

James Ríordan: James trained in physical theatre at LISPA in London and the ATP in Berlin.

Sarah O’Toole: Sarah trained as a theatre director at Middlesex University in London, Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in Moscow (GITIS) and ISI, Denpasar in Bali.

Their full bios cant be found here. Congrats to all!

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