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Three images of childrens workshops sectioned off into sections of a film reel. On the left are three children with their backs to the camera one of which uses a wheelchair. In the centre are two children crouched in a game and two standing, pointing off camera. In the last photo on the left a person with red hair and a beard wearing a red shirt and glasses exclaims.

Workshop: Drama for Young People at the Mermaid Arts Centre

7 - 10 Jun 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 am (Past)

Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, County Wicklow

These free workshops are aimed at young people who are neurodivergent and young people who have a disability, giving an opportunity to play games and make new friends.

Facilitator Casey Hallahan will work with a group of no more than 12 participants per group, for a focused but relaxed hour of fun and play.

There will be two days of workshops, on the 7 and the 10 June.

On each day there will be three session for differing age groups:

11-13 years old: 11:30am – 12:30pm
14-16 years old: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
17-19 years old: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

All are welcome, regardless of drama experience, but booking is essential.

If you need assistance with booking your place, please call Box Office 01 272 4030. Carers/support assistants welcome (no need to book a spot, just come along with the workshop participant).

Casey Hallahan
 is a freelance drama teacher and director with more than a decade of experience. They were a member of Prague Youth Theatre’s core team of teachers from 2018-2020, are a graduate of Youth Theatre Ireland’s Artstrain Course (2016-2017) had have facilitated internationally in France and Belgium (Pickles Theatre Company), Croatia (The Rijeka Youth Theatre) and Romania (International Arts Partnership).

These workshops are made possible thanks to the Arts Council Agility Award, and Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre.


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