Be inspired by Irish projects funded by Creative Europe from 2017 - 2019 in our Across Borders Across the Board Vol II publication. This publication is a visual and contextual resource which highlights Ireland’s success within the Creative Europe Culture funding strand. The case studies detail the benefits that Creative Europe funding has brought to Irish partners who have participated in the programme. The profiles feature both individual artists and cultural organisations across Cooperation projects and Artist Mobility strands of funding. We also focus on Irish participation across the Literary Translation strand; support for European Networks and Platforms; and other European Prizes.
Across Borders Across the Board 2007 - 2013 Vol I which features profiles of all of the projects funded under the Culture Programme 2007-2013 that involved Irish organisations.
Take a look at some examples of Creative Europe funded projects with Irish partners below and get some ideas for your own activities. You can see who their partners were, the types of activities that were funded, and follow links to the projects' websites.
Art form: Theatre
The BUZZ Network will deliver multinational training events for youth theatre practitioners, engaging over 100 professionals from around twenty European countries.
Centre Stage is a European collaborative project for professional women artists in the performing arts and music. It’s a project that aims to contribute to positive change at both individual and structural levels for women performing artists in Europe.
The Island Connect project will invite over fifty artists from five island countries of Europe to take part in research and creative artistic residencies to create new works through artistic practices of dance, theatre and circus.
The Make a Move project will test an innovative Art Incubator program, designed for non-institutionalised theatre practitioners and small independent cultural operators primarily from the field of contemporary movement-based theatre.
A Map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years is an artistic research project focused on creating a sensory-based relationship with very young children, from 0 to 6 years, through performing arts.
The POWER project aims to involve socially vulnerable people such as disabled and migrant disabled people, in the production of theatre performances. It will also help enhance the skills and knowledge of producers that organise artistic activities for disabled people.
PUSH: exploring identity, borders and ‘safety zones’ in theatre and dance for young audiences.
PUSH+ project will stimulate European dialogue and initiate new artistic ideas and performances around three topics in performance for young audiences - Home, Failure and Different Bodies. Each topic will have a year-long focus with a Lab, Residency and Festival Visit/Presentation. PUSH+ will also explore three artistic formats - Participatory, Site-specific and Inter-generational across all three topics.
The project will give an artistic shape to various kinds of real and metaphorical walls that divide people, individual, social and racial groups, nations and countries. Artistic undertakings will include informal performances, audiovisual art, street art and theatre performances designed for a professional stage.
The Legend of Great Birth was a project implemented in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. It aimed to promote common European heritage in relation to creation myths through the use of theatre.
Trasna na Líne / Crossing the Line will meet the new challenges of producing and touring theatre made by learning disabled and non-disabled theatre makers. It aims to bring their artists together to learn, create and develop connections with a wider network of European theatre companies. Part of the project will include Crossing the Line Festival during Galway 2020.
WoW is a project by women on women which addresses issues of gender equality in a diverse and multicultural Europe, through an historical and contemporary perspective. WoW will promote girls and women’s empowerment by strengthening their voices and participation, and by providing a new model of social and economic integration of migrant, refugee and minority groups of women.