Macnas Parade Route 2019

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Macnas Parade Route 2019: The annual Macnas Parade will take place in Galway this Sunday 27 October 2019. This year’s parade is entitled Danse Macabre, and will depart from University Road near Macnas’ home in Fisheries Field at 5.30pm. The route will take the dozens of amazing performers, floats, musicians, and breathtaking processional puppets, along … Read more Macnas Parade Route 2019

Galway International Arts Festival unveils line-up for 2019

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Galway Arts Festival has unveiled 2019’s programme for this July:

More than 250,000 people attended the 2018 festival. The 2019 line-up features Irish and international theatre, opera, dance, circus, music, street spectacle, talks and visual art.

You can view this year’s Galway Arts Festival programme here.

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Macnas Parade Route 2018 – Out of the Wild Sky Sunday 28 October 5.30pm

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Macnas Parade 2018: Galway’s street theatre troupe has announced this year’s Halloween Parade to hit the streets of Galway City this October. Titled Out of the Wild Sky it will weave its way from the Macnas workshop in Fisheries Field through the city where crowds of thousands will marvel at the creations.

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!