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....Theatre directors, Stage mangers, production managers, technicians and actors
Thursday 17th & Friday 18th March 3pm- 7pm
Whats the craic with the stage? Aimed at the ambitious and theatrical, this intensive masterclass with The Playhouse production team will throw participants into the belly of a Playhouse Production.
Bag for life is a Playhouse legacy commission written by Colin Bateman.
"What are we to make of the men of violence whose time has been and gone, and who have settled into both civil and civilian life? Is there any reason at all to suppose that their capacity for murder has somehow drained away, or will it always be there, like a lining of grease and fat lurking in their mental plumbing?"
Award winning novelist and screenwriter Colin Batemans second stage play asks the question, can forgiveness overcome the want for revenge in 21st century Northern Ireland?
Commissioned as a legacy project for Derry Londonderry's 2013 UK City of Culture, this powerful and captivating play is laced with the blackest of humour, and received a hugely successful script in hand reading at the Open House Festival in Bangor, 2015. This world premiere will run at the Playhouse from Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th April 2016.
While work on this major 2016 production continues, participants can spend two special theatrical days on set with
Kieran Griffiths is a Director and Playhouse Producer. He also has an
extensive performance C.V. Kieran joined our team at the Playhouse as Creative
Producer and in house Director for the City of Culture year working on 13
critically acclaimed productions in 2013 alone, seven as producer and six as
Director. He has since went on to implement the Playhouse legacy strategy
creating new work and touring important theatre around the
J.P. Conaghan, from Derry, is The Playhouse Theatre Technician. He is the artistic director of Fahy Productions in which he previously wrote and directed ‘Solicitors’ (2010) ‘Politics for Arts Sake’ (2010) ‘Rob 'O Rae’ (2007) and ‘The Last Round’ (2006). He adapted ‘Heroes with their Hands in the Air’ in 2012 (Fahy Productions) and directed ‘All There Is’. He comes from a background in set construction and management before his degree he worked with small theatre companies in the northwest building props and scenery. He has been production manager for several Playhouse productions including ‘Over The Wire’, ‘Re-Energize’, ‘Walking to the Ark’ and most recently ‘An Evening with Doris Day and Gordon MacRae’.
Kindly funded by DCAL