TheatreMaker.ie

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TheatreMaker.ie is an un-funded, passionate group of theatre makers who have come together to champion theatre in Ireland. We create content and provide resources for theatre makers and lovers of live performance in Ireland and throughout the world.

Our first resource that has been launched is Stage Door Live, a weekly, live webcast broadcast on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch about theatre. The show focuses in on the news of Irish theatre, the hot topics of the week, and discussion on the different areas of the practice, creation, promotion and production of theatre. Stage Door Live launched during the Covid-19 pandemic and total lockdown in Ireland with a control room in our producer's apartment made of his video/projection design equipment, and whatever video equipment each individual team member had lying around. In order to improve the quality of our webcast, we have supplemented that equipment with cloud based servers, and have slowly (Amazon takes a while these days) been adding to the equipment each of us has in our own houses.

The Stage Door Live team all comes together working remotely via remote desktop software to run teleprompters, operate video and audio mixers, communicate with our audiences on social media, and welcoming and supporting our guests (who are also using whatever equipment they have in their houses) to the program.

We are all volunteers who believe that a dedicated resource for theatre makers and lovers is a necessity in Ireland that is not fulfilled by the mainstream media. Each of us puts in at least 20 hours per week into Stage Door Live, and we share the expenses of the production which currently total about €400/week.

We have several additional resources in our long term plan that we would like to launch. This will take some time, and money, that our small volunteer group of theatre makers don't quite have right now.

Our Patrons will get access to the behind the scenes of TheatreMaker.ie: Special live stream discussions with our team (and other guests), special blogs by our team, behind the scenes videos, and a chance to be our un-official editorial review board (providing suggestions for topics, artists we should cover, and guiding our general direction with our shows and resources).

Our ever growing team of Stage Door Live:
Host Amy Kidd
Correspondent Kelly O'Doherty
Producer & Director Kevin Michael Reed
Associate Producer Janice de Broithe
Associate Producer: News Hillary Dziminski
Associate Producer: Segments Abigail Grimstad
Associate Producer: Kelly O'Doherty
Writers / Researchers Abigail Grimstad, Chris Moran, Janice de Broithe
Social Media Manager Abigail Grimstad

By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 5 exclusive posts
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 5 exclusive posts
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