News Archives: Dramaturgy

Bon Voyage to our Dramaturg Hanna Slattne

Posted on 31 May 2017 in Dramaturgy


David Ireland wins The Meyer Whitworth Award! Hannah Khalil and Jimmy McAleavey also made the shortlist and Hanna had worked on all three, making it one of her proudest moments. John McCann's leaving do Tinderbox wins the two Stewart...

Workshop in Physical Storytelling 10th of June

Posted on 16 May 2017 in Dramaturgy


Photo: Carrie Davenport

We are excited to offer a full day practical and physical workshop for theatre makers exploring the potential of  physicality in storytelling.


The workshop will be facilitated by Patrick O’Reilly and Eileen McClory and is...

SMALL TALK workshop for theatre makers in Cathedral Quarters Arts Festival

Posted on 30 March 2017 in Dramaturgy The next offering from STATE OF THE ARTS programme is SMALL TALK; a practical two day workshop for theatre makers on creating small, tour-able work. The workshop is part of the Cathedral Quarters Arts Festival and takes place 3rd and 4th May. Deadline: 12 noon Tuesday 18th of April. For more information and how to apply click on this post.

Tinderbox seek support to take new work across Northern Ireland

Posted on 3 February 2017 in Dramaturgy Tinderbox has launched its first ever crowdfunding initiative to help fund our brand new theatre production 'Famla' by John McCann and to support local work reach new audiences across Northern Ireland. Please join us in bringing the best new writing to our stages, supporting Northern Irish talent and creating a literary legacy for the future. Follow this link to get to the Tinderbox Crowdfunder Page to find out more and to chip in.

Tinderbox Dramaturg wins prestigious Kenneth Tynan Award

Posted on 25 October 2016 in Dramaturgy

Mark Ravenhill and Hanna Slattne

Tinderbox Dramaturg Hanna Slättne was awarded the prestigious Kenneth Tynan Award at a ceremony in London on Sunday evening.  The award was presented to her by playwright Mark Ravenhill and is a biannual event hosted ...

STATE OF THE ARTS workshop – MANY STORIES:DIFFERENT VOICES – playing with polyvocality

Posted on 14 August 2016 in Dramaturgy MANY STORIES:DIFFERENT VOICES is a professional workshop for theatre makers. It’s a 2 day practical workshop and participants will work in groups to develop materials, structure them and come up with a production concept, so some experience in making work for audiences is helpful. We are looking for writers, performers, storytellers, directors and/or choreographers. Click on post for further details.

OPEN CALL for writers and theatremakers during September

Posted on 11 August 2016 in Dramaturgy Tinderbox is very excited to offer two different opportunities; for playwrights and for theatremakers, to make a submission through our OPEN CALL during the month of September 2016. The window is open from the 1st of September until midnight on Monday 26th of September. For details click on this post

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

Posted on 19 May 2016 in Dramaturgy 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 by 1st of June. The workshop is free but spaces limited.


Posted on 6 May 2016 in Dramaturgy

Outburst 10 for 10: Making It Queer – STATE OF THE ARTS workshop

Tinderbox is delighted to partner with OUTBURST ARTS to celebrate their 10th anniversary and to launch our new cutting edge State Of The Arts initiative; a ...

STATE OF THE ARTS – a new Tinderbox initiative

Posted on 6 May 2016 in Dramaturgy

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 ...