Since early 2017 our advanced adult courses have been working towards this week of shared work from our Advanced Screenwriting, Advanced 6-month Actor Training and Advanced Adult Scene Study. While we cherish the beginner adult drama and youth options (Youth performances were in May!), this is the opportunity for those adults with some more serious intentions to share their work with the public. [Read more…]
“BETWEEN THE CRACKS” is an original devised theatre piece involving 13 actors playing 26 characters, under the direction of Kathleen Warner Yeates, and performing March 13th & 14th 8:00pm. The performance is one of the productions in the Advanced 6-Month Part-time Actor Training course with Flying Turtle Productions and the Abbey School of Drama.
As part of the Illuminate Herstory Festival events around Nollaig na mBan, we have created a site-specific theatre event inspired by the life of Margaret Pearse, mother of Patrick Pearse. It is part of a larger movement to bring the forgotten women of history into the light of public awareness. [Read more…]
These photos are from the June 2016 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Kathleen Warner Yeates and featuring the Advanced 6-Month Actor Training class, a part-time evening course running January-June every year. This production also included contemporary scene work, and was performed at The New Theatre, Temple Bar.
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…]