Women in Technical Theatre
A collaboration between The Lir Academy and the Abbey Theatre with an aim to introduce young women to careers in lighting, sound and stage management.
Women in Technical Theatre (WITT) is a collaboration between The Lir Academy and the Abbey Theatre with an aim to introduce young women to careers in lighting, sound and stage management.
The purpose of the roadshow is to engage female pupils from secondary-level schools throughout Ireland by presenting and facilitating workshops geared towards increasing awareness of technical theatre, stage management and the importance that these departments play in the professional creation of a live performance.
These workshops will be designed and overseen by industry professionals who lead technical departments at The Lir Academy.
The performance aspect of the workshop will be led by an Abbey Theatre drama facilitator with experience in working with young people.
Workshops run from approximately 10 am & 1 pm – Venue dependent.
All of these workshops are free of charge but booking is required.
Transition Year Students only.
Places are limited, and bookings must be made by the accompanying teacher.
Dates for Women in Technical Theatre workshops 2022:
Monday, November 7, 2022 - Tuar Ard Arts and Enterprise Centre, Moate
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - Dumnamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - Everyman, Cork
Friday, November 11, 2022 - Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare
Monday, November 14, 2022 - Lime Tree, Limerick
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - Glór, Ennis
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - An Táin, Dundalk
Monday, November 21, 2022 - Mullingar Arts Centre, Mullingar
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - National Opera House, Wexford
Thursday, November 24, 2022 - Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
Friday, November 25, 2022 - St Michael's Theatre New Ross, Wexford