Theatre Shop Conference 2004

Friday 01 Oct 2004
Various Times

The 11th Annual Conference took place in October 2004. Below are details of the presentations that took place. Full transcripts can be downloaded as PDF's on the right sidebar of the screen.

Pursuing an Independent Artistic Vision

Three established Irish artists discuss working within and without the constraints of the traditional company structure. Followed by Q&A.

Chair: Caitríona Crowe – Archivist, Community Development activist and reviewer for The Sunday Tribune.

Speakers: Jane Brennan, actor and co-founder of B*spoke Theatre Co, Michael Keegan Dolan, choreographer and director of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre & Dónal O’Kelly, actor and writer.


‘26 Weeks Only’: Challenges of Touring to the USA (Equity Immigration etc.)

Chair: Ronan Smith, Producer, Abhann Productions. 

Speakers: Brian Goldstein, US Entertainment & Immigration Expert, Fettmann, Tolchin & Majors Law Firm, Virgina, USA & Nick Sweeting, Producer Improbable Theatre Company, UK.


Irish Theatre In Europe: Language? Money? Or Both?

Chair: Christine Madden, Literary Manager, Rough Magic Theatre Co. (also Journalist and Critic) 

Speakers: Krystyna Meissner, International Theatre Festival Dialogue Wroclaw 
Katarina Dudakova, International Theatre Festival, Nitra, Slovakia Maria Mayer Szilagyi, Contemporary Drama Festival/Hungarian Theatre Institute, Budapest.