Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund advice and networking (Dublin)

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The Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage

Lower Abbey St

Dublin 1

(adjacent To The Abbey Theatre Stage Door)

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Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund advice and networking (Dublin), brought to you by Sky Arts, IdeasTap and Business to Arts


Hear from leading industry professionals and get an inside view on how you could secure GBP£30,000 funding to support your creative practice for a year.


DUBLIN SESSION


Wednesday 21 November, The Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage, 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Speakers :

Dublin Dance Festival Artistic Director Julia Carruthers (Dance ambassador)

Visual Artist and animator Phoebe Boswell (current Futures Fund winner)

Arts Manager, Sky - Freya Murray

IdeasTap Partnerships Manager - Laura McFarlane

The event will be hosted by Amanda White from IdeasTap.

The session will provide advice on building your creative career, help with the Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund application process and a chance to meet other like-minded creatives. You'll also have the opportunity to put your questions to the Futures Fund ambassador and current winner, both successful artists in their own right.

By attending these sessions, you can find our first hand what the judges of the Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund are looking for. Julia Carruthers is a Futures Fund ambassador and will be judging the shortlist as well as selecting the longlist for applications submitted in the Dance category.

The schedule

2.00 - 2.30 Introductions and overview of the Fund with Sky Arts and IdeasTap representatives

2.30 - 3.30 Q&A with Futures Fund ambassador and current Futures Fund winner

3.30 - 4.30 Indepth application guidance

4.30 - 5.30 Networking / drinks (optional)

Who is the class for?

This Futures Fund advice session is suitable for anyone who has applied or wants to apply for the GBP£30,000 Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund bursary. In the next round, the funding will be awarded to five individual creative artists between 18 and 30 years of age.

What will you gain?

The Futures Fund advice session will give you practical tips on how to make your application the best it possibly can be, first-hand advice on building a career in the arts, the chance to meet and network with fellow creatives and the chance to put your questions to the experts.

Your arrival

Please make sure to arrive 10 minutes before the session begins.

We look forward to seeing you there!

This is the booking form for the Dublin advice session. To book for the London, Edinburgh or Newcastle upon Tyne sessions, visit the IdeasTap Spa page

Date and time

Location

The Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage

Lower Abbey St

Dublin 1

(adjacent To The Abbey Theatre Stage Door)

View Map

Organizer Business to Arts

Organizer of Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund advice and networking (Dublin)

Business to Arts is a not-for-profit organisation which brokers, enables and supports creative partnerships between business, individuals and the arts.

It works to support sustainability in the cultural sector through research, innovation, advocacy and professional development within the cultural sector.

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