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Physical Theatre & Mask Technique Master Class with Boom Circus (US)

Physical Theatre & Mask Technique Master Class with Boom Circus (US)

ISACS are delighted to host this unique 2 day Master Class in Physical Theatre and Mask Techniques, in association with the Wexford Arts Centre and Waterford Spraoi, led by David Poznanter and Peter Sweet of Boom Circus (US) over the 26th + 27th July in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, just days before they set to wow the crowds at the Irish premier of their dynamic street show ‘Boom’ at Waterford Spraoi, the longest running street arts festival in Ireland over this August Bank Holiday weekend.

“BOOM!” breathes new life into the ancient tradition of masked theatre, full of spontaneous improvisation, heartwarming drama, impossible skills and hilarious moments of sheer humanity. Peter Sweet and David Poznanter portray a cast of 6 characters who put on an entire circus, complete with slackrope, Cyr Wheel, juggling and live music” 

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings



We have finally moved into our new office with thanks to the Wexford County Council and just in time to welcome our newest member of staff, Louisa Sloan, to our busy administration team in the role of Marketing and Communications officer. Louisa brings with her a wealth of experience in digital marketing and all things technical in addition to a passion and commitment to the multi disciplinary art forms in street arts, circus and spectacle. Louisa is an experienced visual artist, with an excellent flair for design and, as it turns out, no stranger to the trapeze either! We are really looking forward to the next few months seeing new and exciting projects develop, with the addition of Louisa on our team!

You can get in touch with Louisa with any information, upcoming projects or even just questions that you may have at marketing@isacs.ie.

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Job Opportunity with ISACS

Job Opportunity with ISACS
ISACS is seeking a Marketing and Communications Officer.

ISACS aims to support, grow, nourish and inspire a whole new generation of Irish street arts, circus and spectacle artists both at home and abroad communicating with them regularly and supporting them in their development.

We also aim to inform, raise the profile and build support and infrastructure for the future of these art forms. To do this we need robust marketing & communication techniques for both within the sector and beyond.
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DELVE - Donegal

Delighted to announce that our next DELVE programme will be for two lucky people who have never experienced Aerial Dance before but are curious...!

Yes you guessed it, we have an opportunity for you to dip your toe in for the first time at the Irish Aerial Dance Festival in the wonderful Letterkenny, Donegal.

The lucky pair are invited to take part in a day of workshops, plus attend a symposium on Vertical Dance, plus see the evening performance and socialise with all the wonderful aerial community in Letterkenny for the night and all wrapped up with a one to one chat with some of Ireland's lead aerial dance specialists. More details on the schedule for the weekend are available here.

Dates are: Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th June.

Please send us an email today to info@isacs.ie telling us who you are, what you do and why you want to be part of 'DELVE - Donegal'.

Deadline: Tuesday 24th May at 12noon.

More details about the DELVE programme are available here.
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DELVE - Dublin

ISACS are delighted to announce the participants for 'DELVE - Dublin' at the Dublin Dance Festival this month are as follows:







Congratulations guys....have a blast!!

DELVE is a brand new, very special programme for ISACS members only. Read all about it here.

ISACS in partnership with the Dublin Dance Festival and the Ark are committed together, to the future development of emerging artists and have very generously offered these lucky DELVE participants the following:

    • 2 complimentary places on FAST TRACK >> EXPRESS on Sat 21st May (10am - 10pm) for a jam-packed day of dance - viewing, learning, studying and mentorship.

    • Windstyle Performance with Aragorn Boulanger at Sandymount Beach on Monday 23rd May in association with the Dublin Circus Project. FREE

    • 4 complimentary tickets for Magie Nouvelle by Cie14.20 on Friday 27th May at 8pm.

    • Ioannis Mandafounis & Aoife McAtamney present One One One  on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th May. FREE

    • Plus on top of this The Ark have generously contributed three complimentary tickets to see Chotto Desh by Akram Khan Company on Saturday 28th May at 2pm.


If you are interested in finding out more about future DELVE programmes, then firstly: make sure you are a member of ISACS and sign up here and secondly send Lucy an email outlining who you are, what you do and why you want to be in DELVE in three short sentences to: info@isacs.ie . We don't want your life story -  just a who, what & why is fine!!

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Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network

Irish Theatre Institute, 17 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
00 353 (0)87 0541812 info@isacs.ie