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ISACS Member - Spraoi Parade 2015 taken by Patrick Brown
Date: 12 / 06 / 2015
Time: 2pm - 4.30pm
Where: Circus Factory, Albert Quay, Cork
Tickets: Free

ISACS is delighted to present in partnership with the Cork Midsummer Festival and the Circus Factory Cork, a Seminar entitled: Inspire; Creativity for Street & Circus Arts.

This seminar is designed to discuss the art forms of circus and street arts, their creation and impact on our audiences, communities and society. Invited guests include both local and international artists who are presenting work at Cork Midsummer Festival. We invite you to come along and hear their stories, how they make their work, where they get their inspiration and how they got started. We will also be discussing who the work is for and how they reach those audiences and why. These and many other questions will form the basis for an open conversation delving into the world of Street and Circus Artists and what makes them tick!

This event is for all those who are interested in creating, producing, presenting, promoting, participating, supporting, encouraging or viewing street and circus art forms in Ireland today.

The event starts with the Launch of Cork Midsummer at Oliver Plunkett Street at 1pm a Flash Street Party by Lords of Strut. More info here.

This seminar takes place at the Circus Factory, Albert Quay, Cork on Friday 12th June from 2-4.30pm.

Invited speakers include:

Ruairi Donovan

William Frode de la Foret – Cork Community Art Link

Ali Mswabi – Hakuna Matata

Cian Kinsella - Circus Factory & Lords of Strut

Moderated by: Lucy Medlycott – ISACS Co-ordinator

To confirm your place please RSVP to info@isacs.ie

Date: 20 / 4 / 2015
Time: 10am - 5.30pm
Where: Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, Sycamore Street, Dublin 2

You are cordially invited to join ISACS for our Annual General Meeting 2015 and 'Talk Shop' .

Please see full schedule below.

RSVP to info@isacs.ie to reserve your place.


10.00-10.30am:           Tea & Coffee & Registrations

10.30am- 11.00am:     Welcome and Introduction to the day-Lucy Medlycott & Ulla Hokkanen

11.00-11.30:                 An overview of ISACS work in 2014 - 2015 &  Introduction to key partners.

11.30:                   Coffee Break

11.45 -1.00pm:       Board Report: presentation of Strategic Plan 2015 - 2017.

Group discussions / brainstorming on Strategic Plan

1.00-2.00pm:               Lunch provided by Luncheonette with lots of Yummy Options for everyone!

2.00 - 3.00pm:             'Arts Council Funding Information Clinic'  

                                     Davide Terlingo and Verena Cornwall of the Arts Council of Ireland

3.00-3.45pm:               'How to build successful partnerships with Festivals'  

                                      Kris Nelson of Tiger Dublin Fringe & Kath Gorman of Cork Midsummer Festival

3.45 -4.15pm:               Newsround & Open forum

4.15-4.30pm:                Wrap Up

4.30-5.00pm:                AGM - Affiliated Members only

Date: 11 / 02 / 2015
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Where: World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick
Tickets: Free


ISACS are delighted to announce that we are starting out on a brand new partnership together with the World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. This we hope will be the start of a long term relationship developing research, hosting opportunities and widening our academic knowledge of Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle in Ireland. You are officially invited to join us to celebrate this occasion in Limerick on Wednesday 11th February.

We will also be joined by the European Project Circus+ which is a collective made up of Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles and University Léonard de Vinci from Belgium, Sorin Sirkus and University of Tampere from Finland, Cirkus Cirkör from Sweden, Le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde from France, Belfast Community Circus from Northern Ireland, Galway Community Circus and University of Limerick from the Republic of Ireland.

The official launch will be conducted by Professor Paul McCutcheon Vice President, Academic and Registrar, University of Limerick.


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
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