Macnas At School

Our Programme

Macnas is an award-winning internationally acclaimed spectacle theatre company from Galway.

Master storytellers, Macnas bring the magic of imagination to life through creating and delivering incredible spectacle shows. This program is designed to invite pupils into the world of Macnas and is led by highly skilled visual and performance artists.

There are two making workshops to choose from structured over 20hrs.

-Sculptural Creatures
-Lantern Making

Macnas can also design bespoke programs to suit the needs of individual schools.

For full details and enquiry's of the Macnas At School Programme contact:

-Victoria Mc Cormack

-Education Coordinator

PH 091-568896


Our Objectives

Explore Imagination through visual storytelling, making, performance and play.

Instill confidence in creative expression.

Promote connection, wellbeing and belonging.

Encourage creative play, collaboration and creative listening.

Develop children’s capacity to learn through creative problem solving.

Celebrate each child’s unique creativity.

Provide an unforgettable experience.

Our Goal

To empower children by engaging their active imagination.

Macnas provide dynamic and accessible tools that encourage children to problem solve, promote creative play and create meaningful connections.

Macnas Artist Facilitator - Tom Meskell

Hello there, welcome to the Macnas Education Programme.

I am very proud to be part of the Macnas At School programme.
Macnas has an exciting and engaging catalogue of work that will act as an inspirational starting point for the work that the children will be creating. We are excited to deliver this programme to schools to celebrate creativity, imagination and magic!

Previous Art and Education Credentials

I have specialised in arts and education in particular in the use of non traditional arts materials, like tissue paper, cardboard, willow, found objects, recycled materials and natural materials.

I have worked for many years with County Councils, The Department of Education and Steiner Schools:

TAP –Teacher and artist partnership program – as a lead artist with schools and as a certified trainer for the summer CPD program.

Creative clusters – as a creative cluster coordinator.

Creative schools – as an artist working with schools.

County Council Arts and Schools Program – as an artist working with schools.

Steiner Schools – developed schools programmes for Steiner /Waldorf schools summer programmes.

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