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  • New video from Irish Gamelan Orchestra

    20 Sep
    New video from Irish Gamelan Orchestra
    We are delighted to be able to share this beautiful short film of the Irish Gamelan Orchestra's recent trip to Java to take part in the 'Homecoming' International Gamelan Festival in Solo - 23 years after Javanese Gamelan first came to the Department of Music at UCC!
     
     
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  • Cork Opera House and UCC announce the appointment of the inaugural Theatre Artist in Residence

    03 Aug
    Cork Opera House and UCC announce the appointment of the inaugural Theatre Artist in Residence

    Cork Opera House and UCC are delighted to announce that Cork playwright and actor John McCarthy has been selected as the inaugural Theatre Artist in Residence.

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  • Perforum Conference 2018

    13 Jun
    Perforum Conference 2018

    20th - 21st June 2018
    Postgraduate Arts Practice Research Conference 2018
    CHANGING THEATRES: DRAMATURGY AND CONTEMPORARY THEATRE PRACTICE AND RESEARCH

    In the Theatre Lab, UCC

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  • Theatre Connects Symposium

    25 Apr
    Theatre Connects Symposium

    Performative pathways between schools, universities and the wider community
    Friday, 25 May
    12:00 – 16:30
    Venue: Creative Zone, Boole Library, Main Campus, University College Cork

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  • Perforum presents Emelie Fitzgibbon

    13 Mar
    Perforum presents Emelie Fitzgibbon

    11th April - Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin st, Cork
    Talk title : 'Theatre and the Very Young - A Quiet Beauty' 
    Emelie Fitzgibbon - CEO, Graffit Educational Theatre Company 

    Perforum Spring 2018 'Innovative Practice in the Performative Arts'
    Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
    Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.

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  • Senior Lecturer in Theatre - Vacancy

    23 Mar
    Senior Lecturer in Theatre - Vacancy

    Status:Specific Purpose Whole Time Post
    (Minimum Anticipated Duration of 5 Years)

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  • RESONATE - Final Year Performances in Firkin Crane

    20 Feb
    RESONATE - Final Year Performances in Firkin Crane

    Due to severe weather conditions the performances on 1st, 2nd and 3rd March had to be cancelled. 

    The first RESONATE performance is now scheduled for Sunday, 4 March, 8 pm, Firkin Crane. Updates will follow regarding lunchtime performances during the week from 5 - 9 March.

    Ticket Prices: €10 full, €8
    Tickets available at the box office, www.firkincrane.ie or on 021 - 4507487
    Online and phone bookings subject to per ticket fee, €1 Firkin Crane restoration levy included in ticket price

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  • Student trip to the Abbey Theatre

    19 Feb
    Student trip to the Abbey Theatre

    Final Year students of Engaging the Profession are excited about their Dublin field trip this week to see Porcelain by Margaret Perry at the Peacock Theatre.

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  • Perforum presents Grace Dyas

    13 Feb
    Perforum presents Grace Dyas

    7th March 2018 - Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.
    'We don't know what's buried here - the theatre of campaigning'
    Grace Dyas - activist, writer, theatre producer & director with THEATREclub

    Perforum Spring 2018 'Innovative Practice in the Performative Arts
    Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
    Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.

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  • Lectureship in Ethnomusicology

    12 Feb
    Lectureship in Ethnomusicology

    UCC wishes to appoint an ethnomusicologist of distinction to the permanent position of Lecturer in Ethnomusicology. We are seeking an ethnomusicologist whose specialisms are complemental to existing staff, and whose contributions will enhance and develop our current strengths in both research and teaching. 

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  • In Our Presence - Second Year Site Specific Performance

    02 Dec
    In Our Presence - Second Year Site Specific Performance

    Second Year Site-Specific Performance

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  • SHOW in the Theatre Development Centre

    01 Dec
    SHOW in the Theatre Development Centre

    SHOW, the annual weekend event where new works and works-in-progress are shown to the public, happens this coming weekend.  For those interested the schedule is below. Be aware that capacity is limited and seating will be on a first-come-first-served basis.   

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  • First Year Students sharing of work

    26 Nov
    First Year Students sharing of work

    Corvus: Keep Crow and CarrionWeds 29rd at 6pm 
    Thurs 30th at 6pm 

    Drama Lab, Connolly Complex, Western Road, Cork City
    Booking is essential via Eventbrite.ie 
    Search Corvus

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  • NEW NAME

    24 Nov
    NEW NAME

    We are now the DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE

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  • Dance Workshops with Colin Dunne

    06 Nov
    Dance Workshops with Colin Dunne

    Dance Workshops with Colin Dunne,
    UCC Traditional Artist in Residence 2017 - 18 will commence on
    Thursday 9th of November
    at 1.00pm and at 3.00pm in the Ó Riada Hall,
    Music Building, Sundays Well Road, UCC

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  • Perforum presents Dr. Matt Jennings

    24 Oct
    Perforum presents Dr. Matt Jennings

    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.
    Title
    ‘Acts of Care’: applied drama and ‘sympathetic presence’ in Person-Centered Practice
    Dr Matt Jennings, Ulster University.
    Weds 8th November, Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., Cork City

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  • Colin Dunne appointed Traditional Artist in Residence 2017/18

    03 Oct
    Colin Dunne appointed Traditional Artist in Residence 2017/18

    The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (UCC) and the School of Music and Theatre (UCC), in association with The Arts Council, announce the appointment of the internationally renowned performer and teacher, Colin Dunne, as the Traditional Artist in Residence at University College Cork 2017-18. Dunne will deliver a series of concerts, workshops, and classes over the course of his 1-year residency, beginning in October.

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  • JJ Riordan creates viral music videos using found sound

    20 Apr
    JJ Riordan creates viral music videos using found sound

    JJ Riordan is a composer, performer and student on the MA in Ethnomusicology programme at UCC. JJ recently accepted a challenge to make a beat using a pug owned by a friend. The result was a music video that was picked up by social media channels, receiving almost 4m views. JJ has since gone on to make similar 'found sound' videos with subjects including a mini cooper, his family farm, and the Music Building at UCC.

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  • New book co-edited by UCC Lecturer in Music Dr Danijela Kulezic-Wilson and Dr Liz Greene

    29 Mar
    New book co-edited by UCC Lecturer in Music Dr Danijela Kulezic-Wilson and Dr Liz Greene

    The Palgrave Handbook of Sound Design and Music in Screen Media: Integrated Soundtracks

    This new book co-edited by UCC Lecturer in Music Dr Danijela Kulezic-Wilson and Dr Liz Greene (Liverpool John Moores University) bridges the gap between film sound and film music studies by bringing together scholars from both disciplines. 

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  • Donal 'Doc'Glesson Awards 2017

    16 Mar
    Donal 'Doc'Glesson Awards 2017

    THE DONAL (DOC) GLEESON INSTRUMENTAL TUITION AWARDS

    FUAIM is very proud to present the winners of this year's Donal 'Doc' Gleeson Awards for undergraduate performance. They are Rebecca Saich, Ricky Kelleher, Ciara McGarrigle and Conor Soltan.

    In memory of their colleague, Donal Gleeson, the Dublin Postal Clerks Branch of the Communication Workers' Union has established a fund to enable the University to provide a number of Instrumental Tuition Awards. Up to four awards are made each year to deserving undergraduate music students. This week's Friday lunchtime concert will feature four short performances by Rebecca, Ricky, Ciara and Conor, including Irish traditional, popular, Western Art and Indian classical musics. 

     

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