Past Theatre Workshops:
A Career in Theatre - New series of Workshops at Hilltown:
A CAREER IN THEATRE
for those beginning their careers or considering a change of direction
Westmeath Community Development through the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) together with Hilltown Studio Theatre have organised a series of work shops conducted by internationally acclaimed director Paul Meade, founder of Guna Nua Theatre Co, to introduce those who may consider a career in theatre to all aspects of the world of theatre.
At the end of the programme the participants are be in a position to make an informed decision on a career in theatre and to identify the specific areas in which their interest lies.
The workshops took place over three weekends on Sat/Sun the 28th and 29th April, Sat/Sun the 12th and 13th May
and sat/Sun,the26th and 27th May at Hilltown Studio Theatre, Hilltown House,Castlepollard,Co Westmeath.
The specific subjects covered were be Acting, Directing, Producing, Scriptwriting, Design and Technical Production.
The workshops were open to all residents of Westmeath and in order to include all those who are considering theatre as a career choice the workshops were free to all the participants.
There was an on line follow up in October when participants will have an opportunity to seek further advice and get details
of placements and further courses.
This was a unique opportunity to investigate a career in the arts, an area identified as one of growth and opportunities over
the next ten year