There are a whole series of workshops in store for you at The Source.
Side by Side
A six-week series of art classes for children and their parents-guardians commences on January 9th. Work side by side with your daddy, granny or aunty to create something special to bring home with you. Sessions are facilitated by local artist and teacher Brian Harte with assistance from Caroline Loughnane.
Snow White & Bosco
The Lambert Puppet Theatre is widely recognized as the premier touring puppet theatre company in Ireland and internationally renowned for its productions in theatres throughout the UK and Europe. Bosco is still a firm favourite and delights children every time he pays a visit. See it on February 1st.
Brick Flicks Stop
Create your own short film with just a piece of lego with this workshop on February 19th!
Ever wanted to bring your Lego mini figures to life? Well now you can thanks to Create School’s brand new stop motion workshop. Experienced tutors will share tips and techniques on set building, filming, editing and creating soundscapes. Lego figures will come to life as they walk and talk through a forest landscape unique handmade set. Workshops also available for 14-18 year olds depending on demand.
The Girl Who Forgot
to Sing Badly
Peggy O’Hegarty and her parents are packers. They squeeze fruit into tins, foxes into boxes, even bikes into brown paper bags. And all the while Peggy sings with the voice of an angel - a grossly unfortunate angel, who can’t sing at all. Ingenious performer Louis Lovett leads the audience on an untamed adventure that crosses snowy lands and wild seas on March 3rd-4th. As Peggy desperately tries to save the day, we learn about love, loss, the reassurance of goats, and the courage to sing gloriously on or off-key. This show is suitable for children aged seven-plus and adults of all ages.
Stage Pass & Lighting
The Source Arts Centre have linked up with those of a technical persuasion at AIST to offer two opportunities to learn from scratch or update your knowledge of all things safety and lighting on stage. Suitable for professionals working in a venue, those studying staging or lighting and who may want some practical pointers or those interested in amateur dramatics who want to pick up some tips. Stage Pass Training takes place on Friday, January 16th (10am to 5pm) and costs €85. The Stage Lighting Course takes place on Saturday, January 17th (10am to 5.30pm) and costs €85.
Both courses will be delivered by Mark Galione (Association of Irish Theatre Technicians). Price includes AIST membership. Limited places, early booking advised.
For bookings please call the box office on 0504 90204 or log on to www.thesourceartscentre.ie.