Glimmer & Babora - It's all go for this axis INVENTOR
Good news just in... our young INVENTOR Lea Pepper has just been selected for a Festival Mentoring programme with Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. (Only 4 people were selected from a highly competitive application process)
A new initiative from Baboró, the Festival Mentoring programme aimed at artists and creatives at any stage of their career, including those with an established career, who have never before made work for children. As part of the programme, participants will receive mentoring from two highly experienced individuals from the sector; Phil Kingston, Community and Education Manager at the Abbey Theatre and Maria Fleming, Chair of Theatre for Young Audiences Ireland (TYAI) and Freelance Producer. The four successful candidates will have an opportunity to attend shows during this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which runs from 16 – 22 October in Galway, and will also attend industry and networking events.The Festival Mentoring programme will run for three days during this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children from 16– 22 October.
Lea will attend this 3 days mentoring programme as part of her placement/training with axis.
On top of that Lea, has also just been informed that she'll be the new Assistant Stage Manager for axis' upcoming new production for children called Glimmer which will open to young audeinces this halloween in axis Theatre.
Not a bad first month of exciting experiences and learning for axis' newest student!