Firkin Crane Monthly Online Forum 7th August 2020


Firkin Crane Monthly Forum

(Zoom Meeting)

Friday 7 August 2020 11am – 1pm

Calling all Dance professionals and Dance and Movement Artists, as well as, Theatre Makers, and Community Members interested in the Venue. On the first Friday of each month The Board and executive of Firkin Crane invite you to a Board facilitated meeting to look at proposed sectoral supports and community engagements.

For details on how to join the forum please contact dance@firkincrane.ie

Meeting Agenda

ROOM OPENING
10.45am: Opening up the meeting room 15 minutes ahead of time.
Feel free to log in early to check your device and internet service are working.

11am: Introduction

  • Introductions- Chair: Yvonne Coughlan.
    • Dance Administrator: Andrea Stapleton
    • Front of House Manager. Ann Rae.
    • Board members: Conall O’Rian, Ann Dempsey
  • Reference agenda.

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 1 Communications Strategies

  • Quarterly Town Hall meetings Sept/Dec/March/June
    • Agenda for Town Hall Meeting September 4th 11am-1pm

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 2 Firkin Crane Health and Safety 

  • Re-opening updates
    • Covid Compliance H&S
    • Protocols and risk assessments
    • Daily adjustments

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 3 Firkin Crane supports for artists 

  • The Jack Lynch House use as a POD initiative-usage updates
  • Residency supports-usage updates
  • COVID RESPONSE INITIATIVE update– ReFramed Bursury applications.
  • Professional classes online
  • Workshops at Firkin Crane
  • What’s happening in classes, studios and theatre?
    • Current availability for audience and community re studio space and supports
    • Further Dance Sector requirements of Firkin Crane

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 4 Marketing

  • What artists and arts workers can be doing in this moment- Conall O’Rian

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 5 Community Arts

  • Shandon Quarter- Shandon Area Renewal Association –Ann Rae

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 6 Partnerships – creating space for cross-disciplinary work

  • Film and Dance –Yvonne Coughlan

Feedback, responses, ideas, questions and discussion

Section 7 Open forum discussion

  • Suggestions-
    • Other creative training streams
    • Performance facilitation
    • The artist in Covid 19 times

MEETING CLOSED: 1pm

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