THE TOWN Hall Theatre Galway is inviting applications for its inaugural Patron Donation Awards from artists, companies, or producers based in Galway city and county.
The Awards are to support applicants to research, develop, and complete projects which are "original and ambitious"; have "something to say about the times we live in"; and which can also "connect with audiences". Proposals can be across the disciplines of theatre, music, dance, etc, and be made by local artists, companies, or producers. Rehearsal/development space and mentoring will also be provided.
Proposals may be a solo project, a partnership, or collaboration, and can be in English or as Gaeilge. The Town Hall will offer a minimum of two awards of up to €5,000 each in 2020. Applications can be made via www.tht.ie A maximum of two applications can be submitted by an applicant. The closing date is May 1 and formal offers will be made on May 25. Proposals will be assessed by an independent expert panel.
The Town Hall Theatre is also appealing to the public to support the scheme. Those wishing to donate can do so via www.tht.ie The theatre would also like to publicly thank all who have donated so far.