Wexford County Council Artist Bursaries – Theatre Forum Waterford Gathering

Two bursaries for arts practitioners based in the Wexford area to attend the Theatre Forum Waterford Gathering.

Theatre Forum is working with Wexford County Council Arts Service to offer two bursaries for arts practitioners based in the Wexford area to attend the Theatre Forum Waterford Gathering in Waterford City on 30th and 31st May 2023.

The Theatre Forum Waterford Gathering will take place in the Theatre Royal and Garter Lane and will be a landmark event for the performing arts community. Ruth McGowan (newly appointed Literary and New Work Director at the Abbey Theatre) will curate a series of provocations and panels on 30th May. This will be followed by an artistic programme curated by Lynn Cahill and dinner that evening. On the 31st May there will be a Walking Tour around cultural spaces and Waterford Walls, followed by installations and group sessions. 

Over 250 people will attend and will be a mix of independent artists, arts worker, festivals, venues, production companies, resource organisations and funders. You can find out more about the event on T

Each Artist Bursary will cover:
Ticket to Theatre Forum Waterford Gathering includes all day sessions, two lunches, dinner, coffee breaks and the artistic programme
Artist Honorarium of €150
Accommodation and Travel Contribution of €150 (To be arranged by the artist – see for details of accommodation deals)

Applicants must be living in the Wexford area.

Deadline to apply: Monday 15th May 2023

Further details here.

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