macnas Training

Train with Macnas

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As Ireland’s leading spectacle theatre company, our vision encompasses the ongoing training and development of the next generation of artists, performers and magic makers.

We celebrate and nurture curiosity, imagination and talent through our workshops, education and training programmes, supporting emerging skills, innovation, collaboration and artistic vision to ensure a lasting legacy of professional engagement in the art of spectacle.

Training + Workshops

Macnas At School

2nd - 6th Class

Macnas At School

Our workshops are designed to empower children to use and express the language of the imagination in new and meaningful ways, and as a tool to solve problems, innovate and create meaningful connections.

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Macnas Spectacle Youth Theatre Company

16+

Macnas Spectacle Youth Theatre Company

Macnas Spectacle Youth Theatre Company is about developing talent in performance and the spectacle arts to create the next generation of professional artists.

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Macnas Brass

Ages 16+

Macnas Brass

Macnas Brass was developed to innovate and deliver a performance-driven and highly evolved brass style within spectacle.

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Macnas Drummers

Ages 16+

Macnas Drummers

Macnas Drummers deliver a performance driven and highly evolved drumming style within spectacle.

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Professional Development Workshops

Ages 18 +

Professional Development Workshops

An intensive six-day character-sculpting workshop with Associate Artist Paul McDonnell targeted at third level students and graduates from Ireland and beyond who aspire to work in spectacle arts.

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Macnas Óg

6 - 11yrs

Macnas Óg

The Macnas Óg summer school introduces young children to the art of spectacle.

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Engineers of Imagination

Ages 18+

Engineers of Imagination

The Engineers of Imagination programme provides intern and training opportunities for third level students from The Lír, IADT (Dun Laoghaire) and NUI Galway’s BA in Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies.

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