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McKenna’s Fort at The New Theatre

gi_image_thumb21 March– 2 April 2016, 7:30pm

Tickets: €16 (€12.50 conc.)

On the centenary year of the Easter Rising comes McKenna’s Fort, the world premiere of a play about one of Ireland’s most famous gay icons, the revolutionary Sir Roger Casement, the last rebel leader to be executed for his part in the 1916 rebellion.

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The Teen Actors Programme


4th -7th July , Mon – Fri

(13yrs – 17yrs)

Cost: €150

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Max 14 Participates

The Teen Actors Programme is a five day workshop. This class is designed for students who have a basic understanding of performance and would like explore the world of acting a little more in a fun and relaxed environment. This workshop will also include an actors headshot photoshoot. Students will receive digital copies for their acting CV and they will also receive a recorded audition scene.

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Screen Studio Academy: Actors Intensive Lab

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TBC Tuesdays & Thursdays
€380 Members / €420 Non-Members

The Screen Studio Academy Actors’ Intensive Lab is a highly practical course for performers. Participants will learn techniques to successfully engage with audiences as well as explore personal comic presence.

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Limited Places Available

Filmbase is delighted to announce the first Screen Studio Series for actors. The series is a collection of masterclasses taught by top industry professionals specially designed to help actors hone their craft while giving them access to some of the best acting and professional development tutors. Topics include Creating the Charisma Factor; Interactive Voice Technique; The Art of Comedy; Improvisational Skillset; Stunt Fighting Practice; Alexander, Stanislavski and Chekhov Techniques, Self-Taping and finally The Casting Panel.

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InConversation with Casting Director Louise Kiely


Essential Listening for Actors

The latest episode of Film Ireland’s series of audio interviews with Filmmakers, InConversation, features the casting director Louise Kiely. As one of Ireland’s leading casting directors, Louise shares her experience of castings and offers valuable advice for actors.

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Making Films in The Factory – Shimmy Marcus

Resources_Dir_140 - Shimmy MarcusAs the Factory Actors Studio set about relocating, we bring you this article from Shimmy Marcus. Written in 2012 for Film Ireland, here he discusses the holy grail that rekindled his love for great cinema.

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