CIT Cork School of Music

Theatre Graduate Residency 

 

We are currently Theatre Graduates in Residence in the CIT Cork School of Music (CIT CSM) for 2018/19.

During the residency at CIT CSM, we will be developing our practice through play development schemes and workshops,

while also focusing on nurturing existing & new collaborative relationships with a variety of other artists and theatre makers. 

Feel free to get in touch with us if you have a project, script, idea or concept that you would like some feedback on or if you just wanna say hello!

Who we've collaborated with: 

JAMES DE BURCA & TOMMY HARRIS

ACTOR & WRITER|ACTOR

We provided dramaturgical feedback and hosted a reading of James & Tommy's play in development

The Revellers.

James de Burca is a performer born and raised in Athenry, Co. Galway, James is a graduate of the Theatre and Drama studies course at Cork School of Music.
Prior to this James has earned a FETAC level 5 certificate in Theatre and Performance in Galway before moving to Cork to continue his studies. James has most recently work with ALSA Productions' “Tall Tail”.

He also played the role of “Michael” in Wandering star’s production of “Debris”, He performed in Lantern Productions “Thomas Kent – 1916 Rebel” directed by Eoin Ó hAnnracháin as well as "Juno and The Paycock" directed by Ger Fitzgibbon. Some other theatrical credits come from his college performances "Our Town" directed by Ben Barnes. “The Laramie Cycle” directed by Joseph C. Walsh, A one man show of selected texts Titled "Infinite Jest”, and a show of Edgar Allen Poe’s “Tell Tale Heart”. James will also be a part of the cast of “The Nightingale and The Rose” an opera by John O’Brien this coming Autumn.

Tommy Harris most recently he's appeared as Micke in 'Let The Right One In' in the Abbey Theatre dir John Tiffany. 
Credits also include Johnny Boyle in the Everyman's production of 'Juno and the Paycock', dir Ger Fitzgibbon. Richard Kent in Lantern Productions 'Thomas Kent 1916 Rebel' dir Eoin Ohannarachain. "Big Mouth" in Peter Footts feature 'Young Offenders' and Tommy has also completed filming on RTE series 'Resistance'

SHANNA MAY BREEN 

THEATRE MAKER

Shanna facilitated a two-part workshop in Devising based around the use of 'Viewpoints'. 

Website: www.shannamaybreen.com

MAGS KEOHANE & SÉAN BYRNE 

DIRECTOR & WRITER

We provided dramaturgical support & hosted a reading of Séan's play in development www.www

 

Mags Keohane is a theatre practitioner working in both Scotland and Ireland. Mags primarily works as a theatre director and dramaturg. She is currently drawn to site-responsive practice and personal stories.

Website: magskeohane.com

 

Sean Michael Byrne is a writer from the Midlands of Ireland. You'll find his work on torn up scraps of paper and cubicle stalls across the country. His hobbies have become his life and he finds it difficult to consider himself a professional.He enjoys talking about himself in the third person and looking for folk heroes to follow around.

Website. www.anothersonleaving.com

 

Featuring actors; Joy Mulcahy, James de Burca, Dara Collins, John McCarthy & Ciarán Bermingham.

CATHAL MCGUIRE 

DIRECTOR | FACILITATOR | ACTOR

Cathal facilitated a two-part masterclass entitled Masters at Play: Physical & Object Theatre. 

EOGHAN COLLINS 

ACTOR | WRITER

 

We provided dramaturgical support & hosted a cold reading of Eoghan's play Hiraeth. 

MOLLIE MOLUMBY & URSULA MCGINN 

BOMBINATE THEATRE

Mollie & Ursula hosted a taster workshop in making work for young audiences for the CIT Cork School of Music Theatre & Drama Studies degree students.

They also facilitated one of Bombinate's post-show workshops for children. 

In the talk-back session they discussed making plays for young audiences and setting up a theatre company.

JOHN MCCARTHY & NIALL CLEARY

WRITER & PRODUCER

We hosted a week long development & an invited showing of John's play Finished Once And Ready.

Directed by Catriona McLaughlin.

Featuring actors; Timmy Creed, Sadhbh Barrett Coakley & 

Mark Fitzgerald.