Limerick Theatre Bursaries Autumn 2021
Limerick City and County Council are pleased to announce an open call for the Limerick Theatre Burseries Awards Scheme, in partnership with Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable
In 2021 Limerick Arts Office, Limerick City and County Council, are delighted to work in partnership with the Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable to bring a new suite of Limerick Theatre Bursaries to theatre practitioners in Limerick and nationally. This provides an enhanced support to the sector, as a response to Covid-19. The objectives of Limerick Theatre Bursaries are informed by the Limerick Cultural Strategy: A Framework 2016 – 2030 and reflect the aims and objectives of the Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025.
Limerick Theatre Bursaries are available of up to €5,000 each (at least 6 awards available) funded by Limerick Arts Office, Limerick City and County Council and by the Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable under its BelltableConnect programme.
Purpose of the Awards
The objectives of Limerick Theatre Bursaries are informed by the Limerick Cultural Strategy: A Framework 2016 – 2030 and the Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable Strategy for 2021 – 2025 and will:
- Support build capacity within the theatre sector in Limerick and the mid-west through recognising the need to support the making and development of creative work as well as its presentation
- Allow theatre practitioners the time and the financial ability to work creatively and develop their ideas
- Encourage development of quality new work in our city and county and promotion of regional and national interest in Limerick’s theatre scene
- Encourage development of quality new work in the wider regional and national context
Closing date for applications is 4pm Wednesday 20th October 2021.
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