The Lir Academy has announced a student bursary in the name of Cyril Bennett. Cyril Bennett is the late husband of prolific and successful theatre producer Breda Cashe, co-founder of Lane Productions.
Bursaries at The Lir Academy provide financial support for disadvantaged young people to access an education at The Lir and recipients will credit this bursary throughout their careers.
The Lir Academy Student Bursary Fund is open to all EU students who have been offered a place on the Undergraduate Bachelor in Acting, Undergraduate Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre or any of the Postgraduate courses at The Lir – which includes MFA Playwriting.
Lir Academy will begin accepting applications for this award starting in October 2023. The Cyril Bennett Bursary is available for EU students and it is income-assessed.
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