09 October

NAYD Young Critics Panel

The Young Critics Panel is taking place on 9th October at 1pm at Project Cube. Chaired by Dr. Karen Fricker. 

Sixteen youth theatre members have been participating on NAYD's Young Critics programme since April. They have already seen professional theatre productions in Dublin and in their own local venue. In October they will come together again to attend three productions at the Dublin Theatre Festival. Throughout the programme they have been developing their critical skills through workshops and blogs under the guidance of Dr Karen Fricker and NAYD's Alan King. 

Come join us for the culmination of the programme when the Young Critics will discuss the productions they have seen at a public event as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival programme. 

Find out more about the Young Critics by watching our latest video. 

Young Critics Panel

Date: Sunday 09 October
Time: 1pm
Venue: Project Cube, Project Arts Centre, East Essex Street, Dublin 2.
Bookings: http://projectartscentre.ie/event/young-critics-panel-5/
Admission is free of charge. 

09 October
Project Arts Centre
08 October 2016

Complex Youth Theatre - New Members Workshops

Complex Youth Theatre is recruiting!

Two workshops for new members and for those interested in becoming members will take place on Saturday 8th October at 11am and 1pm. 

Venue: CYT, 41 - 52 Benburb Street, Dublin 7 (Beside Museum Luas Stop)

For more information contact Anthony on 086-6065710 or by email

Complex Youth promotes excellence in theatre practice for all its members. It aims to provide a wide range of structures, that will encourage the personal and professional growth of its members through emancipatory workshops, development of the imagination, creative writing, with the emphasis on individual creativity and freedom of expression through performance.

Workshops take place every every Saturday 11-1pm. The youth theatre develops original productions which they showcase to peers, family, friends, stakeholders and general public in June/July.

08 October 2016
41 - 52 Benburb Street, Dublin 7. (Beside Museum Luas Stop).
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12th October 2016

Co LYT’s The Rescue to feature on RTE’s Nationwide

As part of their Eramus+ project the County Limerick Youth Theatre devised a play called The RESCUE about the rescue of Sean Hogan, a 17 year old volunteer, from Knocklong train station in 1919.  The play explored the effects of the 1916 rising on children in rural county Limerick. The three act, site specific play was filmed for RTE's Nationwide and will be broadcast on 12th October 2016.

The site for the play was The Old Creamery Knocklong. The Old Creamery was an abandoned space within the community, un-archived and forgotten; they used sound and performance to change the context of how these spaces are archived. Creating soundscapes and story-telling became an outreach project for the community. The community's involvement was key to turning the creamery into the re-imagined space of the village in 1919.

The space which had lain empty and disused for so long opened to the public on Friday May 13th 2016. The production attracted more that 1,500 people to the 3 acre site over the weekend, with a cast of 58 actors, horses and farm animals, and 40 extras of all ages. 

Find Out More about County LYT

Photo: Keith Wiseman

12th October 2016
01-05 November

Dublin Youth Theatre - Members One Act Festival 2016

DYT are delighted to present the annual Members One Act Festival 2016, which will run from 1st - 5th of November nightly at 7.30pm, with a special matinee for YT members on Saturday the 5th, with a special offer on tickets (€5) for Youth Theatre members. Performances will take place in The Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

The One Acts are......

Alice the Rebel

Written & directed by Mandy Campbell and Evan Sunderland 

The Tragical and Most Lamentable Tale of Miss Paula Flynn

written by: Nathan Patterson

Directed by: Kit Geraghty 


Written by: Aisling Sargent

Directed by: Méábh Hennelly 


Written & Devised by Séan Talbot and Clarabelle Murphy

Doors open nightly at 7.00pm with the shows commencing at 7.30pm, there will be one interval. The run time will be approx. 100 minutes.  Seating is limited to 40 each night so please book early. Parking is available on street in Parnell Square, refreshments are available to purchase pre-show and during the interval from the teachers Club Lounge, so why not come along and enjoy the show!

Tickets Adult :€10 Students/Unwaged/OAPs: €8 

01-05 November
The Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1
01-8743687 or info@dublinyouththeatre.com
Closing Date 21 October

Get involved in Cabinteely Youth Theatre’s Youth Drama Festival

Cabinteely Youth Theatre is seeking youth drama/youth theatre groups to perform at the annual Cabinteely Youth Drama Festival.

It takes place on 19th November in Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Monkstown, Co. Dublin. Closing date for applying is 21 October.

If your group is interested in taking part contact Fiona Lester on 087-2399467 or by email. 

Closing Date 21 October

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