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Arts and Disability Connect information session: Mentoring

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Arts and Disability Connect is a funding scheme for individual artists with disabilities.

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Join Amie Lawless and artist Emily Gillmor Murphy as they share insights about the Mentoring award available through the Arts and Disability Connect scheme. For one hour, 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.

Irish Sign Language will be available on request. Please email amie@adiarts.ie before 4pm on Friday 23 April.

If you have other access requirements to participate in this information session and would like to chat to Amie please email amie@adiarts.ie.

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

Emily Gillmor Murphy is a dyslexic Irish playwright, theatre maker and novelist.

For theatre Emily wrote A Boy Called Nedd (2014) which was shortlisted for The Stewart Parker Trust Award (2015), ALL TALK (2016), Monster? (2017), Her Fingernails (2017), The Boy With Scar (2018), The Horror Writer (2019) and Blind. Audio Horror Experience (2020). Her work has been directed by Ciaran Gallagher, Karl Shiels, Sandra Thompson-Quartey and Riccardo Sinibaldi and supported by Druid Theatre Company, Theatre Upstairs, Bitter Like a Lemon Theatre Company, Writers’s Avenue London Theatre Company and RTÉ Radio One.

Emily's novels published by Random House include You and I (2012) and One Chance (2014).

In 2020 Emily was awarded an Arts and Disability Connect Mentoring award to research site-specific and immersive theatre work, with particular interest in audio work. Her mentor was dramaturg Pamela McQueen.

https://www.ryotsproductions.com

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 one of the Arts and Disability Connect scheme 2021 can be downloaded here from the 06 April: www.adiarts.ie/connect

Round 1 opens Tuesday 06 April. Deadline is Monday 24 May, 2021 at 4pm.

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

Other Arts and Disability Connect information sessions:

Arts and Disability Connect information session on Tuesday 20 April from 11am. To book your place for the Arts and Disability Connect information session click here

Arts and Disability Connect information session: Mentoring with Amie Lawless and artist Emily Gillmor Murphy on Tuesday 04 May from 11am. To book your place for the Mentoring information session click here

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

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