Come join ‘Future Foundation meets’

Since its inception, Future Foundation, the mentoring programme within FutureScreens NI has run a series of lunchtime hour-long online talks. Each one is an informal conversation with an individual who has shown a particular set of skills or expertise relevant to our programme. We talk about their learning, the challenges they encountered and what lessonsContinue reading “Come join ‘Future Foundation meets’”

Interested in writing and sharing knowledge?

This year I have been delighted to join the Editorial Board of the Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy.  Online and open access, it was set up in 2013 and has just revised its editorial policy with a new call for submissions by 1 March 2018 (extended from 19 January 2018). There are aContinue reading “Interested in writing and sharing knowledge?”

Independent Theatre Artists – join me in Scotland!

Are you working in the UK as a director, actor, playwright or theatremaker? Are you an independent producer or running a theatre company without core funding? Would you like to share your thoughts and experiences to help with research? Yes? Contact me now to attend one of these discussions. Email: afitzgibbon01@qub.ac.uk My journey continues in researchingContinue reading “Independent Theatre Artists – join me in Scotland!”

Artists in theatre! Lend me your thoughts

Are you an independent artist working in the UK as a director, actor, playwright or theatremaker? Are you an independent producer or running a theatre company without core funding? Would you like to share your thoughts and experiences to help with research? If you answered Yes, get in touch. Email: afitzgibbon01 [at] qub.ac.uk  As part ofContinue reading “Artists in theatre! Lend me your thoughts”

Globally speaking in Belfast

Just prior to the All-Island Performing Arts Conference in Cork, there will be a special free lunchtime event in Belfast on Monday 19 June with one of its speakers, Tania Cañas. Possible with the help of colleagues at Terra Nova Productions, and the Brokering Cultural Exchange Research network. For those not familiar with her pointContinue reading “Globally speaking in Belfast”

All-Island Conference 21-22 June 2017

Booking is now open for the 2017 conference with Theatre Forum and TheatreNI. As guest curator for 2017 it’s been a really interesting experience to listen to, and explore, current conversations and topics; what people are worried or excited about; how we move forward when things seem so uncertain. The conference theme #TwistorStick is about makingContinue reading “All-Island Conference 21-22 June 2017”

Brokers or gatekeepers online

If you are interested and couldn’t make it the audio recording and PPTs of the talk on the role of arts and cultural leaders in managing Intercultural Exchange is now online. You can find out more about the network through their site. They will be hosting two further events in Zurich and London during 2017 beforeContinue reading “Brokers or gatekeepers online”