Macnas make transformative immersive work, collaborating with artists, audiences and communities, nationally & internationally.
Macnas is an award-winning internationally acclaimed performance group from Galway, Ireland. Productions are immersive and spectacular and the group's repertoire includes parades, theatre shows, installations, film and performance art. Any site can become a stage: city streets, GAA clubs, disused warehouses, bogs, mountains, car parks and sheds.
Macnas is made up of a remarkable group of freelance artists, engineers, musicians, sculptors, filmmakers, performers, poets, actors, playwrights, puppeteers, makers and pyro-technicians.
Macnas engage with the public year round with a full participatory program including the Macnas Youth Theatre , Macnas Drumming and Macnas Brass. Macnas curate an education programme with freelance artists in partnership with community groups, primary and third level institutions.
Pioneers of Invention
The Macnas magic would not happen without our incredible community of artists, performers, crew, volunteers and supporters.Our People
Explore our history
Macnas was founded in Galway in 1986 by Páraic Breathnach, Tom Conroy, Ollie Jennings and Pete Sammon.Our History
Macnas remit is to make brilliant new work of excellence, innovation and vision.Governance