Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Perform Presents Michelle Carew & Dave Kelly

Perforum is an events series hosted by Drama and Theatre Studies featuring the work of directors, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies.

Talk Title - All Together Now - The Ensemble in Youth Theatre by Michelle Carew, Director, Youth Theatre Ireland, and Dave Kelly, National Training Coordinator, Youth Theatre Ireland. Introduction by Niall Cleary, Artistic Director with Graffiti Theatre Company. Michelle Carew is Director of Youth Theatre Ireland and has been with the organisation since 2011. Prior to joining Youth Theatre Ireland, Michelle worked in the cultural and creative industries for twelve years in the areas of youth arts, film production and cultural festivals. She holds a BA in Theatre Acting: Devised Performance from the University of Leeds and an MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management from University College Dublin.     Dave Kelly is the National Training Co- ordinator for Youth Theatre Ireland where he is responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of training programmes and courses for youth theatre practitioners. He is the author of Laying the Foundations a guide to youth drama facilitation.    Dave is also Artistic Director of Dublin Youth Theatre. He has worked for the Abbey Theatre Outreach Department, Team (Dublin) and Graffiti (Cork) Educational Theatre Companies and has been lead facilitator for Calipo Theatre and Picture Company’s Sharp Focus film projects. He holds a diploma in Arts, Drama and Theatre Studies from N.U.I Maynooth and is a former member of Dublin Youth Theatre.

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 6pm
Location: Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Christchurch, Tobin St, Cork
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Fionn Woodhouse
021 4904359

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