Dramaturgy at Tinderbox

Tinderbox has an in-house Dramaturg providing dramaturgical support to all productions, development processes and our participatory projects.

The Tinderbox Dramaturg is the first port of call for writers, aspiring dramaturgs and academics and you can contact Hanna on hanna.slattne@tinderbox.org.uk.

Our script reading service is currently suspended until further notice however, we are interested to hear from writers from and living in Northern Ireland even if we can no longer provide in depth written feedback.

At Tinderbox our door is always open so if you have any questions about dramaturgy, new writing for the stage or theatre in Northern Ireland we will try to respond and point you in the right direction.

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Workshop in Physical Storytelling 10th of June

Posted on 16 May 2017

  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 aimed for actors, dancers, directors and writers who are interested in different ways of physical expression as part […]

SMALL TALK workshop for theatre makers in Cathedral Quarters Arts Festival

Posted on 30 March 2017

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

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.

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