Tinderbox Theatre, Belfast

Productions

Dynamic new plays that resonate with audiences in Belfast, Northern Ireland and beyond

Tinderbox Announce Patrick O’Reilly as AD and Jen Shepherd as Producer

Tinderbox Theatre Company is delighted to announce two new team members: Patrick J O’Reilly as Artistic Director and Jen Shepherd as Producer. Patrick J O’Reilly has a proven and impressive track record as a director, writer and performer both internationally and in Ireland.  He brings an exciting new artistic vision to the company of making extraordinary, […]

IGNITION

Tinderbox Theatre Company is delighted to announce Patrick J O’Reilly’s first innovative production as Artistic Director of Northern Ireland’s premier company for new work.

IGNITION is a fast paced ambitious theatre making project, not for the faint hearted.

Tinderbox has invited 4 performers to collaborate, innovate and create a new ground breaking piece of work in five days.

IGNITION celebrates the passion, the agility and the professionalism in Northern Irish theatre.

Performances: 17th and 18th June 2016 at 8 pm

Tinderbox is 25!

We recently celebrated our 25 year anniversary, and to celebrate we created a short video of many of our productions. We hope you enjoy this trip through the archives, and many thanks to everyone who worked with us on the journey. We tried very hard to make sure we included everyone in the final credits, […]

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Dramaturgy

Innovative programmes to nurture and support playwrights and the plays they want to write

Impulse To Make – the 2nd offering from STATE OF THE ARTS

IMPULSE TO MAKE – intense and spontaneous creation for theatre makers

A physical and dramaturgical workshop for theatre makers interested in improvisation and in making groundbreaking, beautiful work with integrity in a week.

Patrick O’Reilly and Hanna Slättne will be sharing the process, the learning points and tools used to create IGNITION. The workshop will stir the imagination, create new connections and explore new ways of working.

Date: 18th June, 11 – 5 pm

Location: The MAC

How to apply: please send a paragraph about your work and what excites you about this opportunity and a CV to hanna.slattne@tinderbox.org.uk by 1st of June. The workshop is free but spaces limited.

STATE OF THE ARTS – a new Tinderbox initiative

Tinderbox is launching a whole new raft of opportunities for theatre makers in Northern Ireland to make work, develop ideas, explore style and process – and above all finding the unique and original potential in their projects. The State Of The Arts Workshops will provide a safe space to explore, push boundaries and get support […]

Outreach

Versatile and specialised activities bringing the community to the arts, and the arts to the community

CONVERGENCE ACTING ENSEMBLE LAUNCHED

Tinderbox Theatre Company has assembled a group of exciting actors for our Convergence Ensemble – an ongoing project working with some of the country’s leading theatre makers

CONNECT Network theatre review blog

The CONNECT Network has set up a blog for reviewing new plays in Northern Ireland, called Scenedocs. The blog has reviewed most recent professional productions – all written by young theatre makers.

CONNECT Network goes live!

Tinderbox Theatre Company has set up a networking hub for those keen to get involved in theatre. The CONNECT Network has an online resource for members and its own reviewing blog. Find out more…