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Arts and Disability Connect: Research and Development information session

24 Sep 2021, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm (Past)


Arts and Disability Connect information session: Research and Development with Amie Lawless and artist Diane Crotty.

Join Amie Lawless and Diane Crotty as they share insights about the Research and Development award available through the Arts and Disability Connect scheme. For 45 minutes, there will be a presentation and a Q&A where we’ll leave plenty of time for people to ask questions.

The Arts and Disability Connect information sessions are for artists with disabilities who are applying for funding and for people who are supporting them to apply.

Speech to text will be provided by MyClearText.

If you have other access requirements to participate in this information session please email amie@adiarts.ie.

This event will be a Zoom meeting and it will be recorded.

If you have any questions for Amie and Diane, come along to our meeting at 12pm on Friday 24 September.

Click here to register for this meeting

Diane Crotty is a Dublin-based theatre maker.
Her writing credits include Soilsini (recipient of the Fingal County Council Early Arts bursary, 2020/2021), Gig Nua (Superpaua Scealta, 2020), SALTBORN (Mercury Theatre Monologue winner, April 2020), Folsom (Tiny Play For Ireland winner, April 2020), The Silent-Hearted Princess (recipient of the Axis Assemble Bursary, 2019), Absolute Beginners (New Theatre, 2017), Spandex Blues (Smock Alley, 2016), RISK (Dublin Fringe, 2016), Dragonscales (Smock Alley as part of Collaborations 2015) and A Very Zombie Fairytale (The Exchange 2012, revived as part of 10 Days in Dublin 2013).

She is a graduate of both TCD and UCD, and a member of TYA Ireland. She has completed training with Theatre Lovett, Dante or Die, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Cardboard Citizens.

Diane received and Arts and Disability Connect Research and Development award in 2021. With the support of Graffiti Theatre Company, Diane will write and workshop a new script for young audiences about a 14 year old girl Abigail Hobbes who was accused of witchcraft at the Salem witch trials 1692.

Instagram: www.instagram.com/dianecrotty

TikTok: vm.tiktok.com/ZMRPngcKT

Amie Lawless manages the Arts and Disability Connect scheme. Over the past 8 years she has supported artists to develop their applications from their initial ideas, right through to helping successful artists submit their final reports and beyond.

All application forms, guidelines and FAQ’s for round two of the Arts and Disability Connect scheme 2021 can be downloaded here: www.adiarts.ie/connect

Round 2 opened Monday 30 August.
Deadline is Monday 18 October, 2021 at 4pm.

Arts and Disability Connect is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.


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