C O L L I D E
Macnas C O L L I D E programme provides intern and training opportunities for third level and newly graduated students nationally.
Macnas provide a platform of direct project experience and skills development for emerging talent in the following fields: Design, Performance, Directing, Metal Sculpting, Mask & Prop Design, Large Scale Animatronics, Production, Set Design, Costume, Set Painting and Virtual & Augmented Reality Spectacle.
This is an opportunity to work closely with the Macnas team of highly skilled artists and professionals.
Closing Date for Applications for 2023 - 12th May
This internship program is an opportunity for current and recent graduates from an undergraduate program in:
- 3D Design Modelmaking
- Digital Arts
Interns will join the Macnas company and be an integral part of the creative team for 3 x weeks in August 2023
Students will work with world renowned experts in the field of spectacle arts.
This three week period will be an opportunity to gain a unique insight into Macnas’ working methods in the creating of some of the world’s most exciting spectacle arts and to play a practical role in the design and realisation of new work for our Halloween Parade.
Successful applicants will be accommodated in Galway for the duration of the internship and receive a per diem to help support day to day expenses.
Successful applicants will be expected to have skills in one or more of the following areas.
• Mask and prop design
• Large-scale animatronics
• Set design and painting
· Scenic construction.
They will additionally be good team workers, highly motivated and with a real enthusiasm and interest in the potential of spectacle arts.
Applicants will need to send in a digital portfolio and a short video link to them saying why they should be awarded a place.
please email digital portfolios and video link to:
and in the subject line of your email write: “Macnas C O L L I D E Internship insert your name”
Macnas C O L L I D E Internship - Jenny Smyth
For further information about Macnas http://macnas.com/
Deadline for applications 5:00 pm Friday May 12th 2023
We are excited to work with the now generation of spectacular artists!
2022 C O L L I D E Artists
Elise Mc Elroy
Ellen Mc Hugh
Rebecca Mc Connon
*Top Image credits from left to right
Saoirse Whelan, Mara Matagne, Ellen Mc Hugh
*Bottom image credits, work in progress, left to right
Ciara Kelly, Elise Mc Elroy, Saoirse Carey, Rebecca Mc Connon