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Dublin Phrases - Stop the lights! / Janey Mack! / Jesus, Mary and Joseph! = Expressions of surprise IETM Spring Plenary Meeting. Dublin, 11.04.13 - 14.04.13.

Dublin Dublin is best seen from a distance. James Joyce’s Ulysses may have immortalised the capital, but it was a picture drawn from his memory in Zurich, Trieste and Paris. In theatre, you come closer, and it reveals more. It is a city of stories, sound and motion, a city in ux; friendly, welcoming, bruised and guarded. Much of this character is in our performance, out on the streets or on the stage. It is smart and playful, uneasy and indirect. This is a town with many questions and very few straight answers. Ideas move quickly through a small, supportive community with a deep distrust of authority. On the edge of Europe we make connections to avoid isolation. There are no full-time ensembles. State funding is small and precarious. Many people work without a safety net. But performance has always brought us together to make sense of ourselves in our best traditions and boldest experiments. The work gets made by any means necessary. This has brought us to theatres, studios and empty spaces, into once notorious institutions and out into city streets. It has brought Ireland around the world. Now it has brought you to Dublin. Please take a good look around. Peter Crawley, Theatre critic for The Irish Times News Editor for Irish Theatre Magazine

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IETM Dublin 2013 Programme of Events  

This April over 600 performing arts professionals from around the world will descend on Dublin for four days of creative thinking and networ...

IETM Dublin 2013 Programme of Events  

This April over 600 performing arts professionals from around the world will descend on Dublin for four days of creative thinking and networ...

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