NEST group


ISACS are so proud to announce a new mentoring initiative for the sector- N.E.S.T., New Emerging Street Talent for 2014 . This exciting initiative came about collectively through conversations with Spraoi, Waterford, the National Circus Festival of Ireland, Tralee and the Out There Festival, Great Yarmouth.


Con Horgan of NCFI, Tralee is curating this years N.E.S.T. and has invited three up and coming acts to be part of the scheme. They are Alex Allison, Francesca Castellano and Aidan Phelan & Amelie Bal of Réalta Street Theatre & Circus.

These lucky artists receive ongoing mentoring with the key partners from June- December 2014. They also will be showcasing their new work at the Spraoi Festival from 1st-3rd August, followed by a showcase at the Out There Festival from 19-21st September  and their final piece will be showcased at the National Circus Festival of Ireland from 14-16th November 2014.

Go, see them, support them and enjoy the next generation of incredibly talented street and circus artists coming out of sunny Ireland!!

ISACS are extremely pleased to acknowledge the support of the Arts Council of Ireland with this N.E.S.T. initiative.