School of Music and Theatre collaboration with Cork Opera House

Find out about this exciting collaboration and what it means for UCC and the wider community

School of Music and Theatre and Cork Opera House

In February 2018, Cork Opera House and UCC launched an innovative partnership that will see the two organisations working together to educate and inspire the next generation of arts managers, creative practitioners and professionals. Throughout this partnership, the two institutions will collaborate on every level to identify opportunities that will have a significant impact on the arts industry into the future. The partnership establishes Cork Opera House as a Learning Theatre and provides UCC with an immersive learning environment that enriches and elaborates the student experience.
This collaboration establishes Cork Opera House as a learning theatre and provides an immersive learning environment for UCC Students

Jools Gilson - Head of School

Watch footage from the launch
we feel that these initial initiatives will really allow us to flourish in new ways

Jools Gilson - Head of School

Jools Gilson and Eibhlín Gleeson discuss the initiative
Students will engage directly with the business and artistic functions of the Opera House

Eibhlín Gleeson - CEO Cork Opera House

As key institutions in Munster, Cork Opera House and University College Cork are responsible for helping shape the arts and cultural sector in our region and beyond.

What does it mean?

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The partnership focuses on four key pillars of learning and development.

What does it look like?

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Initiatives with Cork Opera House

Find out more about the 4 individual key pillar initiatives that will form the focus of this partnership

School of Music and Theatre

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