We want to hear from you!
Apply for our FREE ‘We Create the World’ programme, thanks to funding from the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal.
Our ‘We Create the World’ programme includes an audio drama, set design mentoring and materials, drama workshops, an opportunity for your class to perform on the stage at Graffiti and a scholarship for 1 child per class group to attend Activate Youth Theatre.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Teachers and their 3rd, 4th, or 5th class groups in DEIS primary schools in Cork city.
The selected classes will need to be able to commit to taking part in ALL elements of the ‘We Create the World’ programme, which includes:
Participating teachers will partake in a Zoom on September 22nd.
Each class will:
Listen to a specially recorded audio drama called ‘You and Me and The Space Between’ by Finnegan Kruckemeyer.
Watch an instructional video series by Deirdre Dwyer on Set Design to inspire pupils to get creative.
Partake in 3 mentoring sessions with established artists to make their own set design boxes and create the world of ‘You and Me and The Space Between’. (Materials included).
Complete 10 drama workshops with a professional artist to create a theatre response to ‘You and Me and The Space Between.’
Perform and celebrate their work on a specially built theatre set at Graffiti Theatre in Blackpool, in May 2023.
Avail of one scholarship per class group for a student to join our Activate Youth Theatre (beginning in Sept 2023 at Graffiti Theatre in Blackpool).
Cuirimid fáilte roimh iarratais ó Ghalescoileanna (DEIS) i gcathair Chorcaí freisin. Do dhaltaí ó Ghaelscoileanna, déanfaimid gach iarracht bualadh leo ina dteanga scoile nuair is féidir: mar sin beidh na ceardlanna drámaíochta á reachtáil trí mheán na Gaeilge agus beimid ag súil le obair dhátheangach/as Gaeilge ó na daltaí. Tapaigh an deis!
HOW DO I APPLY?
Complete this Google form before 9 pm on the 16th of September.
Any problems with the form, please contact email@example.com.
Deadline to express interest via Google form: 16th of September 2022 at 9 pm.
GRAFFITI creates theatre and arts experiences for children and young people, nurturing curiosity and imagination to enrich lives and imagine a better world. Established in 1984 in Cork, Graffiti offers a range of arts engagement opportunities in both English and Irish, through drama skills workshops, creative writing sessions, in-classroom creative learning, playwright mentoring, Early Years encounters, Activate Youth Theatre, and theatre productions aimed at children and young people, as well as the young at heart.
About The RTÉ Toy Show Appeal
Inspired by children, the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal works to bring the magic of the Late Late Toy Show to every child in Ireland. By funding essential support, health, well-being, play and creativity we aim to change children’s lives for good. The donations to the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal, are received and managed by registered charity, The Community Foundation for Ireland with whom we work in partnership.
For more information about The Community Foundation for Ireland, please see here: About Us | The Community Foundation.