PRIME 2016

Friday 11 Nov 2016 to Sunday 27 Nov 2016
Fri 11th / Sat 12th Nov & Sat 26th / Sun 27th Nov 2016
various locations

PRIME, continuing professional development, in association with Age & Opportunity / Bealtaine Festival is designed to provide career supports and training opportunities for theatre practitioners aged 55 to 80 years.

PRIME offers professional theatre actors the opportunity to upskill and to build on new and existing networks through a series of industry workshops, masterclasses and engagements along with physical well-being techniques. This programme is provided free of charge to participating actors (funded by the Arts Council and Age & Opportunity/Bealtaine Festival).

Two Day Self-Taping Workshop with Casting Director Maureen Hughes
Friday 11th & Saturday 12th November
Bow Street Screen Acting Academy, Dublin
Participants in this 2-day self-taping workshop can expect to learn new and to improve existing techniques, to gain confidence around the self-taping process and what it involves. Participating actors will shoot one-to-one auditions with direction and critique from Casting Director Maureen Hughes, and will view their work on a cinema screen together with evaluation and feedback. 


Two Day Masterclasses and Industry Engagements  
Saturday 26th November & Sunday 27th November
17 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin
Part two of the prime programme consists of an intensive programme of masterclasses, ‘In Conversations with’, discussions and engagements with industry professionals across two days in late November. Focus will be on increasing networks and engaging with a community of peers as well as approaches to working comfortably and safely late into your career.