Train with Macnas
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
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.Learn More
Macnas Spectacle Youth Theatre - Applications open!
Macnas Spectacle Youth Theatre Company is about developing talent in performance and the spectacle arts to create the next generation of professional artists.Learn More
Macnas Drummers deliver a performance driven and highly evolved drumming style within spectacle.Learn More
Macnas Brass was developed to innovate and deliver a performance-driven and highly evolved brass style within spectacle.Learn More
7 - 12yrs
The Macnas Óg summer school introduces young children to the art of spectacle.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More