International Theatre Exchange 2011

Thursday 06 Oct 2011 to Saturday 08 Oct 2011
9am - 5pm (Thurs) / 9.30am - 12.30pm (Fri)
Wood Quay Venue & Project Arts Centre

The following is a schedule of events for the 18th Annual International Theatre Exchange.

Thursday 6th Oct 2011
Wood Quay Venue & Project Arts Centre

9.15am: Registration & Coffee in Wood Quay Venue

10am: Welcome

Siobhán Bourke & Jane Daly, Co-Directors, Irish Theatre Institute

10.15am: Opening Address

John E. McGrath, Artistic Director, National Theatre Wales

Working with Audiences: Sustainability & Community at National Theatre Wales

11.00am: Coffee

11.15am: Panel Discussion

Chair: Eugene Downes, CEO, Culture Ireland

Part I:
Sustaining Relationships - Nearby
Pádraig Cusack, Associate Producer, The National Theatre, London and Linda Crooks & Mike Griffiths, The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Part II: Sustaining Relationships - Further Afield
Speakers: Tisa Ho, Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Festival and Tina Rasmussen, Director of Performing Arts & Artistic Director of World Stage, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

12.30pm: Move to Project Arts Centre - light lunch provided

1.00pm: ‘In Development’

The Maeve Brennan Project by Emma Donoghue, directed by Annabelle Comyn. Hatch Theatre/Landmark Productions/Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival.

2.15pm: Return to Wood Quay Venue

2.30pm: Meet the Presenters - Session I

3.50pm: Coffee

4.00pm: Meet the Presenters - Session II

5.20pm: Finish

Please note places on Thursday 6th in Wood Quay are limited and are aimed at Irish companies and producers with international touring credentials or with ambitions to tour a specific production abroad.

Friday 7th Oct 2011

Wood Quay Venue 

9.30am: Registration & Coffee

10.00am: In Conversation #1 - Sustaining Spaces

Antoinette O'Neill in conversation with O'Donnell Tuomey Architects and Grainne Millar Head of Cultural Development,Temple Bar Cultural Trust. 

11.00am: Coffee

11.15am: In Conversation # 2 - Sustaining a Career in the Theatre

Olivia O’Leary in conversation with Sinéad Cusack, Eleanor Methven and Marie Mullen

12.30pm: Closing Remarks