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Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music Performance and Event Series

02 February 2018

The Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music is delighted to announce details of their Performance and Event Series for Spring/Summer 2018.

The series is full of performances, showcases and exhibitions by students across a number of programmes in the Department. All events are open to the public, with some special matinee performances for schools.

Entry to all events is free and members of the public are invited to share in and enjoy the creativity and work of the Department.

The exciting line-up includes a number of performances in the MacAnna Theatre on the DkIT campus. These include the play Antigone by students on the BA Theatre and Film Practice (27 and 28 February), a traditional music concert featuring undergraduate and postgraduate students in music (7 March), an adaptation of the musical Finian's Rainbow featuring the music theatre, jazz and traditional music ensembles from the BA (Hons) Applied Music programme (15 March), and the DkIT Choir and Chamber Choir Spring Concert (22 March).

A number of events will also take place in Dundalk and we are delighted to team up with the Michigan Irish Music Festival and The Spirit Store for the Michigan Irish Music Initiative (14 April), which offers bands the opportunity to compete for the opportunity to perform on the main stage in Michigan next September. Students on the BA (Hons) Film and Television Production will showcase their work in the IMC Cinema Dundalk on Friday 11 May.

Everybody is welcome to the beautiful Carrol Building on Wednesday 6 June to experience the Fís exhibition, a graduate showcase with work from the BA (Hons) in Communications in Creative Media, BA in Media Arts and Technology, BA (Hons) Film and Television Production, BA (Hons) in Communications in Creative Multimedia and the BA (Hons) in Production of Music and Audio. With many interactive, multi-sensory exhibits, the event presents innovation that combines creative arts and technologies.

In addition, Visiting Guest Series continues with a wide range of exciting lectures, workshops and masterclasses:

  • 1 February Michael McMahon (Deloitte) - The Socio-Economic Contribution of Music to the Irish Economy
  • 8 February: Department of Creative Arts, Media & Music Postgraduate & Careers Information Afternoon
  • 15 February: Nuala Kennedy - Irish traditional singer and flute player and solo recording artist
  • 1 March: Eoghan McKenna - Colourist at Promenade Post-Production
  • 8 March: Dr Sarah Cleary - Researcher on Popular Culture and Censorship in Film & Media
  • 15 March: David Donaghy - Multi-camera TV director: music, special events, current affairs, game shows
  • 12 April: Dr Andreas Virginás - Associate Professor in Film, Photography & Media at Sapientia University, Cluj-Napoca, Norway
  • 19 April: Chris Nikkel: TV producer & director of history documentaries, including programmes for the BBC, The Smithsonian Channel, RTÉ and others.

If you would like to reserve seats for any of our events please contact;


T. 0429370280

Attached Files:

Creative Media Flyer