Welcome to ISACS Autumn Newsletter!
| After an action filled September, from the inspirational Fira Tárrega to the diversity and brilliance of ISACS members at Dublin Fringe Festival, we are now gearing up for the National Circus Festival Ireland in Tralee, Co Kerry, 10th – 13th November. ISACS have lined up a series of 'circustastic' events to complement the brilliant programme of Irish and International performers at this years festival. Many thanks to our partners; MA Festive Arts University of Limerick, The Arts Council Ireland, and The National Circus Festival for making all this possible.|
Writing for Street Arts and Spectacle
Arts Council Funding Clinic
Share: ISACS annual open forum
DELVE # 5 in association with The National Circus Festival Ireland
Drawing the Crowd: An audience Research Road Map
Members Offer with JPAS Accountants
Fira Tarrega – Grácies per tot!
| Writing for Street Arts and Spectacle|
| ISACS are delighted to present a series of 3 events around Critical writing for Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle in collaboration with our academic partners at the MA in Festive Arts, 9th – 10th November, Irish World Academy Limerick. Speakers include Floriane Gaber, Lucy Medlycott, Kim Tilbrook, Paschale Straiton with practical skills in arts journalism by Cristín Leach.|
| Arts Council Funding Clinic|
| Arts Council Ireland will be holding an Open Funding Information Clinic in association with the National Circus Festival of Ireland. Led by Davide Terlingo and Verena Cornwall, this clinic will provide information about the various funding schemes currently available for circus, spectacle and street artists. Saturday 12th November, Tralee.|
| Share – ISACS annual open forum|
| Join us for our annual open forum ‘Share’ in association with the National Circus Festival of Ireland. Share ideas and listen to others in a safe open forum. This is a free event and with a diverse selection of contributors ranging from performers and programmers to directors and stakeholders, a lively discussion is guaranteed. Saturday 12th November, Tralee. |
| DELVE # 5 in partnership with National Circus Festival Ireland|
| Applications are now open for the next DELVE participants in association with the National Circus Festival with 2 spots up for grabs. Applicants must be ISACS members, have an interest in engaging in writing and critical discourse and NCFI first timers! Deadline Fri 4th November. Email firstname.lastname@example.org|
Hot off the press! 'Drawing The Crowd
: An Audience and Research Road Map for Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle in Ireland'
by Annette Nugent commissioned by ISACS and The University of Limerick MA in Festive Arts
is now available for download!
| ISACS Members Offer with JPAS Accountants Ltd.|
| Following on from our excellent training day 'Balancing the Books; A One Day Guide to Tax and Self Employment' with Dean Haughey of JPAS Accountants, ISACS are delighted to announce a special offer exclusive to ISACS members with JPAS Ltd for filing tax returns; handing 31st October scares back to Halloween…as it should be!|
| Fira Tárrega – Grácies per tot!|
| ISACS were thrilled to receive support from Culture Ireland to attend Fira Tárrega this year along with five lucky Culture Ireland bursary recipients and to host an official information stand at La Llotja. As a result many new projects and partnerships are being forged with our European colleagues, so watch this space!|
| Finally, we would like to say a huge ISACS welcome to our newest members, Julie-Rose McCormick and Kada Ka Boom Arts. Delighted to have you join our growing network of artists, performers, programmers, academics, friends and more!|
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Thank you all for your ongoing support. 'Together we can do so much.'