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Workshops
The Playhouse Artitude: Climate, Culture & Circularity project presents

CLIMATE ACTION THEATRE PROJECT

20th July 2022 ~ 23rd July 2022
Tickets: Free

Get creative with climate action through theatre workshops, performance and a visit to experienced activists in the Sperrins.

An exciting opportunity to use the creative arts to explore themes of Climate Justice, Water Protection, and Indigenous Rights.

Coinciding with Making Relatives, a visit to the Northwest of 21 Indigenous Water Protectors from Lakota Nation in the United States (occupied Turtle Island) in July 2022, we are offering 10 young people the chance to explore climate activism through workshops in theatre and performance.

You Will:

  • Meet with activists from the Save Our Sperrins anti-mining campaign on a visit to Greencastle, Co. Tyrone on Wednesday July 20th.
  • Join young Indigenous water protectors for a beginners workshop in Forum Theatre with an internationally acclaimed facilitator, Peter Hussey on Saturday July 23rd.
  • Attend an exclusive performance by a visiting Youth Theatre group from Lakota Nation at The Playhouse on Saturday July 23rd.
  • Work with expert Youth Theatre facilitator, Niamh Canning at The Playhouse to create an artistic response to your Making Relatives experience.

How Do I Take Part?

  • You must be aged between 16 and 24 and be able to attend workshops in Derry~Londonderry.
  • You must be free on the following dates: 20th & 23rd July 2022
  • You must be willing to commit to taking part in further creative workshops in Autumn 2022.
  • You do not need any previous experience of drama or theatre.
  • An interest in the project themes will be an advantage.
  • Lunch and snacks will be provided!

Please note, places are extremely limited and you must be able to commit to attending if you register to take part.

For further information or to confidentially discuss any disability access needs, please contact paula.larkin@derryplayhouse.com

Image credit and accessibility description: The header image is a lino cut print by artist V'cenza Cirefice of the words Water Protectors above a collection of native wildflowers. The image is printed in light purple ink on a white background.

CLICK HERE to register