Past Events

Funding your brilliance in challenging times - with Ryan Williams of Ally Consulting

Thursday 25 May 2017
2 - 4pm
Irish Theatre Institute

WIN MORE, PITCH BETTER. Ryan Williams will focus on providing participants with some simple practical advice and approaches to enhancing both pitching and sales skills to corporate/business sectors. The workshop will provide an opportunity to understand the basics of enticing, engaging and developing long term sponsor relationships and what to takes to secure successful outcomes where all parties can benefit and develop.

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Dramaturgy Workshop with Hanna Slättne

Thursday 18 May 2017
2.30pm – 5.30pm
Irish Theatre Institute

The workshop focusses on all things in dramaturgical approach - uderstanding the role of the dramaturg and how they fit into creative processes.

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Copyright and Contracts Seminar with Andrea Martin of MediaLawyer Solicitors

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017
2.15 - 4.30pm
Irish Theatre Institute

This workshop will help understand basic principles of copyright law, including moral rights and performer’s rights. Andrea Martin will cover issues like: assignment of rights / granting of licences and contract implications, as well as legal issues raised by creative collaborations.

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In Conversation with Tom Hickey

Wednesday 29 Mar 2017
1pm - 3pm
Irish Theatre Institute

In this intimate session, Tom Hickey takes us on a journey through his life and remarkable career, sharing anecdotes from the Stanislavski classes with Deirdre O’Connell, the founding of Focus Theatre, his first job with RTÉ, the filming of "The Riordans", his groundbreaking collaborations with Directors and Playwrights like Tom MacIntyre, Patrick Mason, Tom Murphy, Marina Carr, Garry Hynes; and still going on the road with the one-man show "The Gallant John-Joe".

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Accounting in the Arts Sector with Gaby Smyth

Wednesday 08 Mar 2017
1.30pm - 3.30pm

Gaby Smyth will lead a workshop on all things tax (Income tax, VAT, the Artist Exemption) and how to manage your books.

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Show in a Bag Masterclass

Thursday 16 Feb 2017
6.15pm
Fringe LAB Studio 1

Three Show in a Bag alumni: Sonya Kelly (SIAB 2011), Bryan Burroughs (SIAB 2013) and Margaret McAuliffe (SIAB 2016), will share their remarkable artistic journeys with you. From the spark of their initial ideas, to how they turned them into a play, and shaped their work while out on the road. Come ready to listen, share and be inspired. This is a great opportunity for anyone aspiring to the Show in a Bag programme.

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Writing a Project Award Application Training

Thursday 09 Feb 2017
10am - 4pm
Irish Theatre Institute

An Irish Theatre Institute Artist Supports & Training workshop

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Self-Producing Dance Artist Training with Dance Limerick

Monday 30 Jan 2017 to Tuesday 31 Jan 2017

Dance Limerick

Irish Theatre Institute travelled to Dance Limerick to deliver the second programme of Self-Producing Dance Artist Training for dancers participating in the Step Up programme.

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PRIME 2016 Two Day Masterclasses and Industry Engagements

Saturday 26 Nov 2016 to Sunday 27 Nov 2016
10am - 4pm
various locations

Part two of the prime programme consists of a series of masterclasses, ‘In Conversations with’, discussions and engagements with industry professionals across two days in late November. Focus will be on increasing networks and engaging with a community of peers as well as approaches to working comfortably and safely late into your career.

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Two Day Self-Taping Workshop with Casting Director Maureen Hughes

Friday 11 Nov 2016 to Saturday 12 Nov 2016
10am - 4pm
Bow Street, Dublin

Irish Theatre Institute in association with Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival presents PRIME continuing professional development for professional theatre actors ageed 55 - 80 years. PART 1: Two Day Self-Taping Workshop with Casting Director Maureen Hughes

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PRIME 2016

Friday 11 Nov 2016 to Sunday 27 Nov 2016
Fri 11th / Sat 12th Nov & Sat 26th / Sun 27th Nov 2016
various locations

PRIME, continuing professional development, in association with Age & Opportunity / Bealtaine Festival is designed to provide career supports and training opportunities for theatre practitioners aged 55 to 80 years.

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The Memory Stick by Donal O'Kelly - reading at Dublin Theatre Festival

Saturday 08 Oct 2016
11am
Smock Alley Theatre, Main Space

Dublin City Arts Office and San Jose Stage, in association with Irish Theatre Institute present a reading of The Memory Stick by Donal O’Kelly

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23rd International Theatre eXchange

Friday 07 Oct 2016 to Saturday 08 Oct 2016
TBC
Various Venues

Irish Theatre Institute presents its 23rd International Theatre eXchange (ITX), a vibrant programme of showcasing and networking events designed for arts presenters and producers from around the world to see Irish work in a festival context.

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Information Toolbox 2016

Friday 16 Sep 2016
9am - 12.30pm
The Sugar Club, Leeson Street, Dublin

Information Toolbox is produced by Irish Theatre Institute specifically to meet the needs of the companies and artists programmed as part of Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. Information Toolbox allows you a unique opportunity to promote your show and pitch it to venue / festival managers and also begin a dialogue with the key funding agencies.

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WRITING A PROJECT AWARD APPLICATION TRAINING

Wednesday 20 Jul 2016
10am - 4pm
Irish Theatre Institute

An Irish Theatre Institute Artist Supports & Training workshop

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WRITING A BURSARY APPLICATION WORKSHOP

Tuesday 14 Jun 2016
2pm
Irish Theatre Institute

An ITI Artist Supports & Training Workshop. Irish Theatre Institute invites applications for its intensive bursary application workshop for artists, focussing on the practicalities of preparing for, writing and submitting a bursary application.

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Rehearsed reading of Thirst by Flann O'Brien

Thursday 26 May 2016 to Friday 27 May 2016
26th May @ 6pm and 27th May @ 1pm
The Lord Edward pub

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Flann O’Brien’s death, International Literature Festival Dublin in association with Irish Theatre Institute’s PRIME initiative & Bealtaine Festival present a rehearsed reading of his one-act play, Thirst.

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World Theatre Day 2016

Thursday 24 Mar 2016 to Sunday 27 Mar 2016

Irish Theatre Institute

The Message Author of the World Theatre Day 2016 is the Russian Stage Director Anatoli Vassiliev.

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Show in a Bag Masterclass

Thursday 11 Feb 2016
6.15pm
Fringe Lab, Sycamore Building, Sycamore Street, Temple Bar, D2

Kindling the Spark: A Masterclass with Sonya Kelly, Janet Moran and Noni Stapleton

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Celebration of Launch of Stage & Screen Design Ireland

Wednesday 09 Dec 2015 to Thursday 17 Dec 2015
9.30 - 5.30
17 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 8th December, Costume Designer and Emmy award winner Joan Bergin launched the new book and website Stage & Screen Design Ireland (Highlights 2007 - 2014).

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Irish Theatre Institute launches new website and book to celebrate Irish Stage & Screen Design

Tuesday 08 Dec 2015
5pm - 7pm
17 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Irish Theatre Institute (ITI) is delighted to announce that Emmy Award winning Costume Designer Joan Bergin will launch a new publication and website Stage & Screen Design Ireland - Highlights 2007- 2014 on Tuesday 8th December 2015 at Irish Theatre Institute. This website and publication is a celebration of the artistic excellence of 150 Irish designers working across all disciplines in theatre and film in Ireland.

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Self-Producing Theatre Artist & Emerging Producer Training

Tuesday 03 Nov 2015 to Wednesday 04 Nov 2015
10am - 5pm
Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Irish Theatre Institute facilitates a two-day intensive self-producing theatre artist and emerging producer training initiative on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th November 2015 in partnership with Galway 2020.

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International Theatre eXchange (ITX)

Friday 02 Oct 2015 to Saturday 03 Oct 2015

Irish Theatre Institute, in partnership with Culture Ireland and Dublin Theatre Festival, presents International Theatre eXchange (ITX) 2015, a programme of showcasing events for presenters and producers from festivals and venues across the world.

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Information Toolbox 2015

Friday 11 Sep 2015
9am - 12.30pm
SPIEGELTENT, Wolfe Tone Square

Information Toolbox is an energetic networking event Fringe participants can’t afford to miss. It is produced by Irish Theatre Institute (ITI) specifically to meet the needs of the Fringe companies and will take place during the Dublin Fringe Festival. Information Toolbox allows you a unique opportunity to promote your show and pitch it to venue/festival managers and also begin a dialogue with the key funding agencies.

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Theatre Project Award Application Training

Wednesday 22 Jul 2015

17 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

ARE YOU A SELF-PRODUCING ARTIST? ARE YOU APPLYING FOR A THEATRE PROJECT AWARD? DO YOU NEED SOME HELP?

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World Theatre Day

Friday 27 Mar 2015
all day

The Message Author of the World Theatre Day 2015 is the Polish director Krzysztof Warlikowski.

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Ócáid Chomórtha | A Celebration of Máiréad Ní Ghráda

Wednesday 11 Mar 2015
1pm - 4pm
Project Arts Centre Cube

Mar chomóradh 50 bliain ar chéadléiriú 'An Triail' (22ú Meán Fómhair 1964) agus 'On Trial' (19ú Márta 1965), déanfaidh Institiúid Téatar na hÉireann ceiliúradh ar ról Mháiréad Ní Ghráda in amharclannaíocht na hÉireann le léacht dhátheangach den Triail. Chomh maith leis sin beidh plé painéil ar an ndráma agus ar an ndrámadóir, agus ar an gcomhthéacs staire agus amharclanníochta as a dtáinig sí.

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Project Award Application Training

Wednesday 18 Feb 2015
10.00am - 4.00pm
Irish Theatre Institute

Applying for a Theatre Project Award? Are you a Self-Producing Artist? The Grant Application Training is for YOU. Irish Theatre Institute invites applications from self-producing artists planning to apply to the Arts Council's Theatre Project Awards in March 2015.

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Self-Producing Artist Training

Wednesday 05 Nov 2014 to Thursday 06 Nov 2014
10am - 5pm
Irish Theatre Institute

Irish Theatre Institute invites applications from self-producing artists to participate in a two day training initiative on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th November 2014.

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International Theatre eXchange (ITX)

Friday 03 Oct 2014
10.15am - 4pm
Wood Quay Venue, Dublin

Irish Theatre Institute, in partnership with Culture Ireland and Dublin Theatre Festival, presents International Theatre eXchange (ITX), a programme of pitching, showcasing and networking for this year's presenters and producers from around the world.

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Information Toolbox 2014

Friday 12 Sep 2014
9.30am - 12.30pm
Wood Quay Venue, Dublin

The 9th Edition of Information Toolbox - ITI’s flagship networking event - took place on Friday 12th September, as part of Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. Information Toolbox continues to provide an ideal environment for Irish artists to pitch work to venues and festivals and begin dialogue with key funding agencies and support organisations.

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Irish Theatre Institute attending APAM 2014

Tuesday 18 Feb 2014 to Saturday 22 Feb 2014

Brisbane, Australia

ITI has been invited to attend the biennial AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING ARTS MARKET which is taking place in Brisbane, 18 - 22 Feb. This is ITI's fourth consecutive participation in this key international arts market. ITI's Co-Director Siobhán Bourke, together with Pádraig Cusack of the National Theatre London, will co-host the Ireland/UK Theatre Session as part of the Exchange programme which offers delegates an opportunity to discover more about specifics regions, countries, networks and touring.

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20th Annual International Theatre Exchange

Friday 04 Oct 2013
9.30am
Wood Quay Venue

The 20th consecutive International Theatre Exchange is a one-day gathering of influential performing arts presenters and producers from across the globe. Invited by ITI, they will engage with Irish companies and artists who have ‘ready for export’ productions or are working on projects with an attractive international dimension. The International Theatre Exchange is funded by the Arts Council with international guests’ participation supported by Culture Ireland.

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Information Toolbox 2013

Friday 13 Sep 2013
9.30am
Wood Quay Venue

Information Toolbox provides an ideal environment for new and emerging Irish companies/artists to promote their shows, pitch work to venues and festivals and begin dialogue with key funding agencies and support organisations. This event also provides participants, whose work shows potential to tour abroad, with an opportunity to meet with international organisations and theatre/dance presenters. This year presenters came from Antrim, Carlow, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Meath, Sligo and Tipperary as well as from the UK, Iceland, Germany and Australia.

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19th International Theatre Exchange

Thursday 04 Oct 2012
9.15am - 5pm
Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Dublin 8

The 19th annual International Theatre Exchange is a one-day gathering of influential arts presenters and producers from across the world. Invited by ITI, they will engage with Irish companies and artists who have ‘ready for export’ productions or are working on projects with an attractive international dimension. Comprising discussion, bespoke one-to-one meetings, networking events, showcase and in-development performances, the Exchange is a must for all Irish producers of professional theatre who have an eye to international platforms and an ambition to build international touring networks and partnerships. International Theatre Exchange is funded by the Arts Council and Culture Ireland.

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ReViewed 2012

Friday 28 Sep 2012 to Sunday 14 Oct 2012
Various
Various

ReViewed is a curated showcase of successful Irish productions revived and restaged for the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. Now in its fifth year, ReViewed is a partnership between Culture Ireland, Irish Theatre Institute and Dublin Theatre Festival. Irish Theatre Institute invites a hand-picked delegation of international presenters, programmers and producers to come and see the selected shows with a view to generating international tours, exchanges and collaborations for the companies and artists involved.

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Information Toolbox 2012

Friday 14 Sep 2012
9am-1pm
Wood Quay Venue

Irish Theatre Institute’s Information Toolbox is a key networking event Fringe Festival participants can’t afford to miss! Returning for its seventh consecutive year, this tailor-made, energetic event is a proven success, and produced specifically to meet the needs of new and emerging theatre and dance companies/artists. Information Toolbox provides a dynamic environment where Irish companies and artists can promote and pitch shows to the people who run venues and festivals and also begin a dialogue with the key funding agencies and support organisations.

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Irish Theatre Institute to attend ENICPA meeting

Thursday 03 Nov 2011 to Friday 04 Nov 2011
Various Times
Berlin, Germany

ENICPA is the European Network of Information Centres for the Performing Arts and will co-host this meeting with the International Theatre Institute in Germany. The meeting, which is open to members and guests, will focus on three major areas of ENICPA’s work: (1) Information dissemination and social media. (2) Gathering of information, statistics and data - what kind and for whom? (3) Documentation online and copyright issues.

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International Theatre Exchange 2011

Thursday 06 Oct 2011 to Saturday 08 Oct 2011
9am - 5pm (Thurs) / 9.30am - 12.30pm (Fri)
Wood Quay Venue & Project Arts Centre

ITI's 2011 International Theatre Exchange was attended by 40 hand-picked international presenters and programmers and by a broad and diverse range of Irish theatre makers and production companies. This annual event is supported by The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and Culture Ireland.

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ReViewed

Thursday 29 Sep 2011 to Saturday 15 Oct 2011
Various Times
Various Venues

ReViewed is a curated showcase of successful Irish productions revived and restaged for the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. Now in its fourth year, ReViewed is a partnership between Culture Ireland, Irish Theatre Institute and Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. Irish Theatre Institute invites a hand-picked delegation of international presenters, programmers and producers to come and see the selected shows with a view to generating international tours, exchanges and collaborations for the companies and artists involved.

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Information Toolbox 2011

Friday 16 Sep 2011
9.00am - 2.00pm
ABSOLUT Fringe Festival Club, 12 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Irish Theatre Institute’s 6th annual Information Toolbox took place on Friday 16 September 2011. Information Toolbox is a key networking event presented specifically with the needs of new and emerging theatre and dance companies and artists in mind.

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Playography na Gaeilge Launch 2011

Wednesday 11 May 2011
12.00pm
Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Irish Theatre Institute’s Playography na Gaeilge 1901-2010, is launched by Minister Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, reveals that Irish history, family, marriage and love are frequently recurring themes in Irish language plays.

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EU Culture Programme 2007 - 2013 - Seminar

Thursday 24 Mar 2011
11am - 2.30pm
Irish Theatre Institute

Irish Theatre Institute was invited by the Cultural Contact Point (CCP) at the Arts Council to co-host a seminar on accessing EU Culture Programme funds. A group of 15 arts organisations from across Ireland and from Northern Ireland was invited to participate. The day comprised presentations on the various EU Culture programmes available to theatre organisations along with case studies from experienced professionals from Finland, Ireland and Netherlands who have successfully accessed funding through the Culture Programme.

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International Theatre Exchange 2010

Thursday 07 Oct 2010 to Saturday 09 Oct 2010
Various Times
The Coach House & various performance venues

The 17th annual International Theatre Exchange, took place on the 6th & 7th of October 2010 during the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. The International Theatre Exchange is a non-stop encounter with presenters, producers and programmers from across the world aimed at Irish companies and artists that have work ‘ready for export’ or, who are working on projects with an attractive international dimension. 

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Information Toolbox 2010

Friday 17 Sep 2010
9.30pm - 1.30pm
ABSOLUT Fringe Factory, Liffey Street, Dublin 1

Irish Theatre Institute’s 5th annual Information Toolbox, took place on the 17th of September 2010. The Information Toolbox, a key networking event, is produced specifically with the needs of new and emerging theatre and dance companies/artists in mind. The event was presented to coincide with the ABSOLUT Fringe in which many of the participants are producing work.

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World Theatre Day

Thursday 25 Mar 2010 to Friday 25 Mar 2011
10am -11.30am
17 Eustace Street

Irish Theatre Institute celebrated World Theatre Day with an informal coffee morning on March 25th 2011 in 17 Eustace Street.

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International Theatre Exchange 2009

Thursday 01 Oct 2009 to Saturday 03 Oct 2009
Various Times
The Coach House Dublin Castle, Project Arts Centre & The Lab

The 16th Annual International Theatre Exchange took place from the 1st to the 3rd of October 2009 and focused on networking and dialogue about international touring, collaboration and co-financing.

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Information Toolbox 2009

Friday 11 Sep 2009
11.00am - 3.00pm
Spiegeletent, Georges Dock

Irish Theatre Institutes 4th Information Toolbox The Information Toolbox, a key networking event, is produced specifically with the needs of new and emerging theatre and dance companies/artists in mind. The event was presented to coincide with the ABSOLUT Fringe in which many of the participants are producing work.

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ITI Annual Netorking Conference 2007

Thursday 04 Oct 2007
Various Times
Project Arts Centre

The 14th Annual Conference took place in October 2007. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

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A Practical Guide to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Tuesday 13 Feb 2007
11am
Project Arts Centre

Do want to attend the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2007 and meet with international promoters and presenters? Irish Theatre Institute is holding an information session to help you through the process.

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ITI Annual Netorking Conference 2006

Thursday 05 Oct 2006
Various Times
Project Arts Centre

The 13th Annual Conference took place in October 2006. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

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Theatre Shop Conference 2005

Friday 07 Oct 2005 to Monday 03 Oct 2005
Various Times

The 12th Annual Conference took place in October 2005. Below are details of two of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

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Theatre Shop Conference 2004

Friday 01 Oct 2004
Various Times

The 11th Annual Conference took place in October 2004. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

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Theatre Shop Conference 2003

Friday 03 Oct 2003
Various Times
Liberty Hall

The 10th Annual Conference took place in October 2003. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

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Theatre Shop Conference 2002

Friday 04 Oct 2002
Various Times
Liberty Hall

The 9th Annual Conference took place in October 2002. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

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Theatre Shop Conference 2001

Friday 05 Oct 2001
Various Times
Irish Film Centre, Temple Bar

The 8th Annual Conference took place in October 2001. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen

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