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TEDDY TALKS with Theatre Lovett

Theatre Lovett are running a series of clinics for theatre practitioners with a focus on Theatre for Young Audiences.


Theatre. Engagement. Development. Discussion. You.

Led by Muireann Ahern, Joint Artistic Director of Theatre Lovett, along with invited guests, these sessions will cover:

  • Pitfalls and pratfalls: lessons learned.
  • Who’s who? Cast, creatives and crew – now what to do!
  • Developing relationships with venues, festivals and programmers.
  • Touring and budgeting.
  • Children as performers.
  • Age pitch.
  • Taking responsibility for your team and your young audiences.
  • Child Protection Policy.
  • Discussion and feedback.
  • Any questions left unanswered - ask now! 

**We are delighted to announce Tony Reekie as our first international guest speaker for Teddy Talks. 
Tony has worked in the children and young people’s performing arts sector for many years. He is currently Executive Director for Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, Edinburgh. Prior to that he worked as International Director of ASK (Arts Space for Kids) in Shanghai, China. He has been Associate Director of the Spark Festival, Leicester, England since 2016 and was guest Director of the of the 2019 Take Off Festival in Durham, England. From 1996 to 2015, Tony was Director of Imaginate and the Imaginate Festival in Edinburgh.

To Apply: 
Please send your C.V. with a note outlining why you are interested in registering for TEDDY TALKS to muireann@theatrelovett.com 

Indicate dates preference from options below. 
Closing date for receipt of application is Friday June 21st 2019  

Next Course Date:
Option 1.  4 and 5 November 2019 
*Places are limited

Theatre Lovett Advice Clinics are supported by The Arts Council of Ireland.


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