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Feb 01 2022

2022 NASC Commission

The Nasc Network of Regional Theatres today announced an award scheme offering a minimum of two awards to production companies or producers working in the performing arts (theatre, music, dance, multi-disciplinary) interested in collaborating with the network to develop and/or produce a new or existing work with a view to touring to all Nasc venues in 2022/2023. Closing date is Friday 18 February 2022.

 NASC Commission Reduced

The Nasc Network is a partnership of eight venues which have been working together since 2006 on programming, marketing and touring project development. To date, Nasc has collaborated with Druid Theatre Company, Rough Magic Theatre Company, Cois Ceim and Livin’ Dred Theatre Company (amongst others), on many successful productions and tours. As the Nasc venues wish to promote and enhance inclusion, diversity & equality, we particularly welcome applications that reflect diverse voices and cultures.

The chosen production companies/producers will receive the following support from the Nasc Network:



An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny (capacity 383)
Director: Patricia McBride;
Backstage Theatre, Longford (capacity 212)
Director: Mona Considine;
Dunamaise Arts Centre (capacity 240)
Director: Michelle de Forge;
glór (capacity 485)
Director: Orla Flanagan;
Lime Tree Theatre (capacity 510)
Director: Louise Donlon;
Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire (capacity 324)
Director: Hugh Murray;
Siamsa Tíre (capacity 350)
Director: Róisín McGarr;
Town Hall Theatre (capacity 400)
Director: Fergal McGrath


‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Branar (2019);
Haughey|Gregory – Fishamble (2019);
Anam - Siamsa Tíre (Autumn 2017);
The Wolf and Peter - CoisCéim (2017);
The Dead (Performance Corporation 2017);
The Bridge Below the Town – Livin Dred Theatre Co (2014);
Druid Murphy Project: Whistle In The Dark and Conversations on a Home Coming (2013);
Out of Time – Colin Dunne (2011);
John O’Connor – (2010);
Johnny Patterson, The Singing Clown – Barabbas (2010)

Any interested parties should submit a proposal to the Nasc Network by Friday, February 18th 2022 (by email to . Proposals (max 2 A4 pages) should include a short summary of: