Tir-na-nOg Theatre School’s Annual YOUTH FESTIVAL OF PLAYS 2018
PLAY 1 ~ BEFORE, BETWEEN & BECKONING ~ May 11th @ 7.00 & May 12th @ 7.00
PLAY 2 ~ HIGGLETY, PIGGLETY, POP! or THERE MUST BE MORE TO LIFE ~ & PLAY 3 ~ THE MAN IN THE BOWLER HAT ~ May 26 @ 7.00 & May 27 @ 3.00
PLAY 4 ~ ‘CASTLE MOUNTAIN’ ~ June 2nd @ 7.00 & June 3rd @ 3.00
PLAY 5 ~ ‘THE PSAMMEAD’ ~ June 9th @ 7.00 & June 10th & 3.00
PLAY 6~ CANTERVILLE CHASE ~ June 16th @ 7.00 & June 17th @ 3.00
ANNUAL PLAYWRIGHT JAM ~ June 24th @ 4.00 ~ PLAYS WRITTEN BY STUDENTS
The Annual Youth Festival of Plays is a celebration of the work of Tir-na-nOg students in performances of plays for the Community of Bowen Island. The festival runs from May 10 through to June 30 featuring a different play each weekend and on some weekdays for school audiences. Theatre Arts by Young People for the World!
Annual Playwright Challenge ~ January 21/April 21 through June 24th 2018
Summer Stage Intensive 2018 ~ August 17th through September 2nd 2018
The Summer Stage Intensive runs from August 17 through September 2nd, weekday afternoons 1.30 ~ 4.30. Performances take place on September 1st and 2nd. For 2017-18 registered students there is no charge as this course is included in the yearly membership fee. For newcomers the fee is $200. The project this year is a play called ‘The Bromeliad’ from the trilogy ‘Truckers, Diggers and Wings’ by Terry Pratchett.
The Annual Yuletide Story Feast 2018 ~ December 8/9 2018
Tir-na-nOg groups join together to celebrate the work of the Autumn term at the turning of the year, combining the performance of a co-operative play, The Nutcracker, with an informal pot-luck tea and a silent auction fun-d-raiser. This occasion is also an opportunity to sign up for the annual Playwright Challenge 2019.