This Autumn 2016 change is in the air! Stay tuned here for more news in a week or two, about some major changes with Flying Turtle Productions! We have had an excellent year so far, with 5 original youth drama productions and one original adult production. [Read more…]
This year’s gathering of Irish and International film industry at the 2016 Galway Film Fleadh only confirmed what we knew – that Irish talent for film making, writing and acting is entering a kind of swell of success. This year Irish films received 2 Academy Awards and 7 nominations, 1 Golden Globe and 6 nominations, as well as 1 Jury Prize in Cannes and 7 selections in Sundance. So the abundance of talent in this year’s Galway Film Fleadh was no surprise. [Read more…]
Please join us, for the Abbey School of Drama /Flying Turtle Productions – End of Term Presentation Series for THREE DIFFERENT COURSES from 7:30pm Monday-Friday, June 20th-25th,2016 at the New Theatre in Temple Bar. [Read more…]
Part of our expansion includes the new course options for screenwriters under the expert guidance of Barry McEvoy. Next week we will be presenting “FIRST LOOK” featuring excerpts from 8 selected full length screenplays that will be shared on Thursday evening, 7:30pm, April 28th, 2016 at Doyles Pub, 9 College Street, Dublin 2, in the downstairs lounge. [Read more…]
These are some images from part of our final production of Midsummer Night’s Dream from the 2015 Actor Training class. Actors featured include Sarah Byrne,
Gary Deasy, Ana Canals NÍEigeartaigh, Philip Dillon, Edward Kelly, Sarah Hinds, Philippa Hood, Yohan Mabit, Jenny-Lee Masterson, Catherine McNicholas, James O’ Connell, Julie O’Halloran, Louise O’Toole, and Fiona Scott. Director: Mark O’Brien, Director of school: Kathleen Warner Yeates, Lighting: Nell Conneally
Our 2016 Advanced 6-Month Actor Training course presents this devised theatre performance piece, CIRCLE OF DUST, with 11 actors, 22 characters and one musician, devised and directed by Kathleen Warner Yeates in collaboration with the cast. Performing only TWO evenings, 8:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday March 15th & 16th, 2016. [Read more…]
With the Spring upon us, it may be time to make choices that will guide you to your full creative potential. Flying Turtle Productions had a dynamic year last year, with our expanded central Dublin studio, new Screenwriting and Improvisation course options and new Artist-Facilitators on the team. [Read more…]
Abbey School of Drama alumni John Connors and Tristan Heanue are among the latest winners with their film, “Today” in the Sky Road TV and Film Festival. See quotes from the IFTN.ie article below….
‘Today’, ‘Dead Dogs’ and ‘One Million Dubliners’ among Sky Road Winners (13 Oct 2015 : Seán Brosnan)The Sky Road TV & Film Festival took place 9-11 October with ‘Today’, ‘Dead Dogs’ and ‘One Million Dubliners’ all picking up awards.Tristan’s Heanue’s powerful short film ‘Today’ picked up to awards at the festival – Best Short Film as well as Best Short Film from a First Time Director. Today’ is a hard hitting drama about a man who wakes up one morning in his car, disorientated, with no recollection of how he ended up parked in the middle of nowhere. The harsh reality soon comes flooding back once he gathers his thoughts. The short is produced by Paddy Slattery and stars John Connors.” More details on the article at IFTN.ie website.
Our Advanced 6-Month Part-time Actor Training course is auditioning now. For more info click here: Advanced 6-Month Actor Training or email firstname.lastname@example.org.