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The decisions database gives a listing of 2007-2014 Arts Council funding decisions.  Decisions are routinely published in the Arts Council newsletter, and  historical decisions are recorded in the Arts Council's annual reports which are available online in the publications section.

 

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Young Ensemble Scheme, 2013


Panel: Philip Delamere, Irma Grothuis, Wayne Travers, Christine Kenny


The primary purpose of this award is to support groups of young people between the ages of 12 and 23 to create ambitious and original work together in any art form or mix of artforms.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Bare Cheek Theatre Company

To devise, script and stage a production dealing with teenage suicide.

Young people children and the arts

Wexford County Council

€10,000

Butler Gallery

To facilitate critical engagement with KAF's theatre and visual art programmes; to create and curate an exhibition of Red Square's own work, involving artists and instigators.

Young people children and the arts

Kilkenny County Council

€9,840

Civic Theatre

To provide young people with an opportunity to be theatre artists in a theatre context under the mentorship of working theatre professionals; this apprenticeship model continues to have a dual aim of artistic excellence and good youth arts practice.

Young people children and the arts

South Dublin County Council

€10,000

Company B

To workshop a contemporary dance piece with the dancers in Company B; to adapt the piece for a short film; to use the finished film to open up more dance opportunities for the boys.

Young people children and the arts

Dublin City Council

€10,000

Crooked House Theatre Company

To devise and script a new performance based on experiences/view of the second-level school system and use audience members to perform it.

Young people children and the arts

Kildare County Council

€10,000

Droichead Youth Theatre

To work with elderly people to generate devising material based on childrens stories and their impact on environment and social development; to produce a high quality theatre piece for public performance.

Young people children and the arts

Louth County Council

€5,260

Galway Arts Centre

To work with selected artists on devising a performative, durational, multi-media work; to explore dissemination with a live event and through new media.

Young people children and the arts

Galway City Council

€10,000

Galway Community Circus

To create a contemporary circus spectacle Circopolis with Aerial Dance Theatre Fidget Feet; Circopolis: (Circo = Circus)+(Polis = City).

Young people children and the arts

Galway City Council

€10,000

Julianstown Youth Orchestra

To devise a new multi-faceted artistic challenge for 30 senior members; to explore composition, conducting and orchestral management in addition to developing performance skills.

Young people children and the arts

Meath County Council

€10,000

Kerry Youth Dance Theatre

To research, develop and stage innovative dance work for Kerry Youth Dance Theatre in collaboration with a professional choreographer and composer; to tour the work where feasible.

Young people children and the arts

Kerry County Council

€9,500

South Dublin County Council

A youth-led animation group will create a work that expresses the capabilities and creative vision of the young people involved; to promote sustainability beyond potential funding via training and mentoring; to develop creative skills and cater for potential expansion.

Young people children and the arts

South Dublin County Council

€9,180

The Floating Ape

To produce a three-part project based around the theme of 'Faking-it' using a variety of digital media tools; to build on links with arts organisations and events based in the local area.

Young people children and the arts

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€10,000