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Delve into Irish Festivals with the D.E.L.V.E Programme 2019!

Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) is thrilled to announce the return of their GO-SEE professional development programme D.E.L.V.E in 2018. This year have partnered up with the Dublin Dance Festival (May), Waterford Spraoi (August) and National Circus Festival of Ireland (November) so far, to offer ISACS artists the opportunity to delve into Irish Festivals!

Participants will Discover, Explore, Learn, Visualise and Engage with the artists and fellow ISACS members experiencing a selection of shows and discussions in the festival's programmes and will be encouraged to share their experiences and learning’s submitting their feedback on the DELVE page of our website, sharing it on social media anyway they like!

Keep an eye on the hashtag #Delve19!

DELVE Programme is back!

DELVE is a GO-SEE professional development programme supported by Arts Council Ireland, launched in 2016, to support ISACS members to get out, see and learn about street, circus and performance arts happening all around Ireland. The programme involves going to various festivals, seeing and observing work from the street, circus and spectacle sectors, meeting the artists, the crew and discovering new ideas, inspiration and delving into these art forms with fresh eyes! 

The aim of DELVE is to encourage dialogue and discussion around a variety of arts forms in Ireland, and to offer critical discussion and analysis and dynamic practices.

What ISACS offer: 

• Transport (within Ireland only up to a max of €50 pp) 
• Mentorship 
• Networking 
• Critical discourse 
• Events FREE attendance

What we want for you: 

• New ideas 
• Inspiration 
• New contacts 
• Artistic development and growth 


• Share your experience! Social Media mentions, pics, vids, live stories...
• A written report of the experience and what you learned/discovered (3 - 800-word description) 
• Be fully available to attend the events on the programme

What do I have to do to be part of DELVE? 

Just send an email to info@isacs.ie telling us why you want to be part of 'DELVE - 2018' 

You have to be a fully paid ISACS member to be a part of this scheme so you can register here now and avail of our members' benefits for a full year.

Check our DELVE development page for all information and previous DELVErs feedback about the past DELVE programmes.

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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
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