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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! 

To Apply: 
Please note: **The next course in May is now full and we are running a waiting list only. Please do get in touch if you wish to be put on this waiting list. Send your C.V. or biog with a note outlining why you are interested in registering for TEDDY TALKS to info@theatrelovett.com

Next Course Dates:

MAY 2021  (4 sessions inclusive)
Thursday 6 May   2:30pm to 4:30pm 
Thursday 13 May 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday 20 May 2:30pm to 4:30pm 
Thursday 27 May 2:30pm to 4:30pm 

*These clinics will be conducted online due to COVID-19

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

Video photo credit: Ros Kavanagh.
Amelie Metcalfe and Michelle Moran in The True Story of Hansel and Gretel (Dublin Theatre Festival 2015) 


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Testimonials & Biography

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“I know any time spent with Theatre Lovett will be an enriching, inspiring and fun experience”

"I avail of every possible opportunity to absorb advice and support from Theatre Lovett as they are masters of their work”

“It is a rare and exciting opportunity to learn first hand from a company I admire so much.”

“Inspiring and Renewing”

“This workshop (...) will guide my projects for years to come.”

“It has inspired me to see more work, to engage with TYA work and the possibilities”

“Opportunity to learn from experienced professionals working in areas I aspire to work in”

“Knowing Muireann to be a great teacher (great at presenting information accessibly!)”

"Access to information and advice from brilliant theatre makers in the field with huge amount of experience”

“I recognise the experience of Theatre Lovett and their contribution to TYA here & abroad"

"I value Theatre Lovett's advice, wisdom and support and I use their technique in my own work"

“I found Muireann’s method of breaking down complex information into easily absorbed chunks very welcome”

It's the mark of a secure and successful company that Theatre Lovett are so committed to sharing their knowledge with emerging TYA makers"