macnas training

Train with Macnas

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As Ireland’s leading spectale 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

Young Ensemble

All Ages

Young Ensemble

The Macnas Young Ensemble is about developing talent in performance and the spectacle arts to create the next generation of professional artists.

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Macnas Óg

All Ages

Macnas Óg

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

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Brass Ensemble

Ages 15+

Brass Ensemble

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

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Drumming Ensemble

Ages 18+

Drumming Ensemble

The Macnas Drumming Ensemble was developed to innovate and deliver a performance driven and highly evolved drumming style within spectacle.

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Professional Development Workshops

Ages 15 – 19

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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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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