Professional Development2023-12-01T12:43:10+00:00

 

Opportunities for artists and arts workers

Fostering professional development is part of our mission. 

Our new studio at 42 Fairview Strand enables us to provide inventive opportunities for independent artists and performing arts professionals.

In addition to bespoke masterclasses and tailored studio supports, we work together with resource organisations and structured creative support programmes, including Irish Theatre Institute (ITI & CoisCéim Six in the Attic (SITA) Alumni Offsite programme), Dance Limerick (STEP UP dance project) and ONCE OFF Productions.
 
CoisCéim is also a founding partner of the Emma O’Kane Bursary that provides an unbounded opportunity for artists to explore and embrace dance, movement or a physical language in their work.  
 

Choreography Connects

Funded by an Arts Council of Ireland IRIS Award From July 2022 CHOREOGRAPHY CONNECTS is an important new venture that unites CoisCéim with two European dance trailblazers – OperaEstate/CSC, (Comune di Bassano, Italy) and Le Gymnase CDCN (France) – in a project that explores the strategic alliance between choreography, nature and care. An ...more

We’re Hiring

WORK WITH US CALL OUT FOR TECHNICAL /PRODUCTION PERSONNEL   From front of house to behind the scenes, we are looking for both experienced and emerging production personnel to support our upcoming productions.   The company is looking for production personnel to support our 2024 programme in a variety of freelance positions. From Technicians ...more

Artists we’ve supported at 42 Fairview Strand

GAP DAY 2023-2024

SOPHIE COOTE & BRIAN KEEGAN 

December 2023 & January 2024

Gap Day gives professional freelance theatre practitioners across the island of Ireland paid time to think, dream and plan. It is run by Michelle Cahill with Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow and is supported by the Arts Council.

Honey & Lemon

Multidisciplinary artists Millie Daniel-Dempsey & Amy Robyn Lyster

November 2023

Shane Lambert

PHOTOGRAPHER/DANCER/FILMMAKER

November 2023

Jonathan Mitchell

CHOREOGRAPHER

November/December 2023

Maïa Nunes 

EMMA O’KANE BURSARY RECIPIENT

Summer/Autumn 2023

EMILY KILKENNY RODDY

CHOREOGRAPHER

May 2023

Rehearsals for RUINING THE ACT –  performed by Sibeál Davitt, Millie Daniel Dempsey, Rosie Mullin & Emily Kilkenny Roddy. 

GAP DAY 2022-2023

MICHELLE CAHILL and MICHELLE READ. 

January & February 2023

Gap Day gives professional freelance theatre practitioners across the island of Ireland paid time to think, dream and plan. It is run by Lian Bell with Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow and is supported by the Arts Council.

LAURA MURPHY

CHOREOGRAPHER

Winter 2022 – Spring 2023

“With a warm and bright studio and a cosy atrium space, the CoisCéim space is a supportive haven for me to work in.”

FAVOUR ODUSOLA

ARTS COUNCIL DANCE BURSARY PROJECT

September 2022

HOT BROWN HONEY & DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL

HIVE CITY LEGACY: Dublin Chapter rehearsals

August – September 2022

“CoisCéim was a brilliant home for Hive City Legacy, Dublin Chapter. Great natural light, resources, space and independence. The team at CoisCeim were also welcoming, helpful and flexible with us. Couldn’t recommend more!”

Jim Roche

COUNTERPARTS | Livestream
Oslo Bloomsday Society 

June 2022

“What a fabulous place to rehearse + marvellous people”

Kate Stanley Brennan

EMMA O’KANE BURSARY inaugural recipient

April – July 2022

Company Philip Connaughton

NO CONTROL

March 2022

bluehouse theatre

TWO HUNDRED DEER TO EVERY LION development | Smock Alley’s Scene + Heard Festival 2022

February 2022

Ella Clarke and Katherine O’Malley

EMMA O’KANE BURSARY Resource Commissioned Artists

February 2022

Stephanie Dufresne

GAP DAY 

January 2022

Jonathan Mitchell

ARTS COUNCIL AGILITY AWARD RECIPIENT 

November 2021

And these are some of the many artists and companies we hosted at our old home, 14 Sackville Place…

Abbey Theatre, Alexandra Ayvazova, American College Dublin, Anderson De Souza, Andrew Flynn, Anú Productions, Aoife McAtamney, Baboró International Arts Festival, Big Bang Festival of Rhythm, Biodanza, Brian Culligan, Brokentalkers, Caitriona Ni Murchu, Carlos Gonzalos, Katherine O’Malley, Cathy Coughlan, Catherine Young, Chris Dylus, Ciaran Grey, Claire Lewis, Company B, Corn Exchange, Dan Reardon, Dagmara Jerzack, Dance Ireland, David Thaxton, Don King, Dublin City Council Arts Office, Dublin Dance Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin Youth Theatre, Emma O’Kane, Eva O’Connor, Fergus Cullen, Fidget Feet, Fishamble, Gaiety School of Acting, Galway Dance Project, Gate Theatre, Gavin O’Sullivan, Inchicore College, Irene O’Mara, Irish National Opera, Jeanette Keane, Jenny Carr, Jim Roche, John Scott Dance, Junk Ensemble, Just Eat, Justine Cooper, Justine Doswell, Kamile Ciapaite, Kate Gandara, Kate Stanley Brennan, Lara Hickey, Laura Macken, Lea Weber, Liam Hourican, Lina Anondonovska, Liz Roche Company, Lucy West, Maiden Voyage, Martin Sherry, Mateusz Szczerek, Megan Kennedy, Michael Stone, Michelle Cahill, Monica Munroz Marin, Muirne Bloomer, National Gallery Of Ireland, Nicole McDonald, Noelle Brown, Pat Kinevane, Olwyn Lyons, Paul Curley, Company Philip Connaughton, Philippa Donnellan, Pom Boyd, Project Arts Centre, Rachel Donnelly/DRAFF Magazine, Richard Stone, Richmond Marketing, Ríonach Ní Néill, RNH Academy, Rory Hues, RTÉ, Sibeal Davitt, Sinead Cahill, Sinead Cormack, Shane O’Reilly, Spot On TV, St Patricks Festival, Talking Shop Ensemble, Teac Damsa, The Performance Corporation, Theatre Club, thisispopbaby, Tyrone Productions, United Fall, Upper Circle Academy, Velo-City, Viva Dance, VHI, WillFredd Theatre, XOD, Yellow Asylum Films, Zoe Ni Riordain.