Through a wide range of artistic development programmes, the ISACS Network encourages and empowers its members in their journeys, professional development, and creativity.

Upcoming Opportunities:


1. Top Tips for your Arts Council Bursary Application – Training session/info clinic with Kate Dunne

2. DELVE at Irish Aerial Dance FestivalDiscover, Explore, Learn, Visualise, and Engage (DELVE). This Programme supports artists to experience and be inspired by art through various festivals and programmes throughout Ireland. We go, we see, we watch, we listen, we learn, we connect with art and art makers, and we get inspired.


3. DELVE at Spraoi Discover, Explore, Learn, Visualise, and Engage (DELVE).
4. PITCH at Spraoi – A mentorship programme designed in partnership with Culture Ireland to allow emerging ISACS artists to present their ready-to-tour show in a professional environment. The chosen artists will receive support and training on how to present their ideas formally and then have the opportunity to present them to an audience of international programmers and bookers from across Europe.
Application Deadlines:The deadline for the two DELVE opportunities and PITCH is Thursday, June 13th, 2024, at noon.

ISACS LIFT Residency | Info Clinic with Nora Kelly Lester – LIFT offers mentoring and creation space for solo/duo ground-based circus artists via an open-call residency in Wexford Town – from November 11th to the 15th. Selected artists will be granted the use of theatre space at Wexford Arts Centre along with the support of the Arts Centre staff in the form of skill share sessions and mentoring from the centre’s Technician, Marketing Manager and Director. The use of a hot desk at the ISACS Network office for desktop research and subsequent reports/applications will also be made available.

Stay tuned for the call-out to be live on June 17th.


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ISACS Artistic Development Programmes are supported by The Arts Council of Ireland.