Theatre and Dance NI are excited to offer two bursaries of £250 each for early to mid-career practitioners to attend the Dublin Theatre Festival from 29th September – 16th October 2022.

Theatre and Dance NI have supported NI artists to attend the Dublin Theatre Festival since 2016 and are delighted to be able to provide two bursaries for 2022. The bursaries provide financial support of £250 that can be used for travel, accommodation, tickets, or expenses while at the festival. Information on how to apply can be found below.

Established in 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is an annual event that brings together artists, theatre-makers and audiences from Ireland and around the world. At the heart of the festival is the city of Dublin – its people and its stories – and a commitment to contributing to the vibrant social and cultural life of our capital. The spirit of the festival lies in the people who engage as dedicated friends or curious spectators, and they welcome and value the participation of all artists, audiences and guests.

Dublin Theatre Festival bring world-class theatre to Dublin, support artists in creating outstanding work and provide a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the word.

For more information:

Testimonial from previous attendee:
“Overall, my experience was fantastic, and will have an impact on development both short and long term. It has also taken the mystery out of what the wider Dublin theatre scene is like and I now feel that I want to attend more shows down there and also work towards producing my own work down there.”

Please note:

  • you must be a current registered member of Theatre and Dance NI.
  • Deadline to register is the 10th August 2022
  • This form must be completed and returned to by 10th August 2022 at 12pm.

Dublin Theatre Festival Application Form

The bursary has been supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.