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TheatreNI Podcast with Rise Productions, 8th March 2019

TheatreNI’s ‘Learning how to create a Podcast session’ with Aonghus Óg McAnally, Rise Productions at The Space, South Eastern Regional College, (SERC), yesterday, March 8th, was a great success.

Aonghus who created the successful Irish Theatre Podcast, which quickly became a Number 1 Arts podcast on iTunes, delivered a hands on session to young people studying performing arts at the college as part of TheatreNI’s Young Critic’s programme. The young people were joined by industry professionals from Northern Ireland including Finn Kennedy (Writer of REMOVED, Prime Cut Productions and currently showing at the Brian Friel Theatre), Dominic Montague (Kabosh Theatre Company), Oliver Corr, (Craic Theatre) and Alan Meban, writer and critic, (Alan in Belfast).

Listen to the TheatreNI podcast created at the session where Oliver Corr talks movingly about directing Craic’s upcoming production of Friel’s Philadelphia Here I Come, while Bryony Randall (SERC) speaks about her experiences of playing the role of Desdemona in Shakespeare’s Othello with The Bright Umbrella Drama Company. Steffan Kerr, also a student at SERC reviews REMOVED.

REMOVED with Prime Cut and in association with Young at Art is at the Brian Friel Theatre until 16th March as part of the Belfast Children’s Festival. Book your tickets here: https://www.primecutproductions.co.uk/removed

Philadelphia Here I Come is at the Craic Theatre, Coalisland, Co Tyrone from Thursday 11th April. Book your tickets here:https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/craicartscentre

Othello presented by The Bright Umbrella Drama Company plays The Community Hall, Mountpottinger tonight, 9th March. Book your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/othello-by-william-shakespeare-tickets-55662800936

Listen to the Irish Theatre Podcast here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/rise-productions-irish-theatre-podcast/id1309356415?mt=2

Thanks to Corrine Courtney Lee, Deputy Head of School, School of Performing & Creative Arts at South Eastern College  and Gary Rowntree, Performing Arts tutor at SERC and Newtownabbey Regional College for facilitating the Young Critic’s programme and for the use of The Space at SERC.

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