Strollers Touring Network

Riverbank Arts Centre are proud to be part of Strollers Touring Network – ‘Supporting artists, Developing audiences’

What is the Strollers Touring Network?
The Strollers Touring Network (STN) comprises of 10 Theatre/Arts Centre venues located across Ireland. It is currently the largest touring network in the country.

The network has five key functions:
• To establish a touring network of performance venues across Ireland
• To support/co-produce work for touring (across all artforms)
• To receive touring works from artists and production companies (across all artforms)
• To sustain, develop and nurture our audiences for the performing arts.
• To develop relationships with artists and production companies that we work with.

The 10 venue members and their respective capacities and dimensions are:
Siamsa Tire, Tralee (350) W10.5m D11.2m H10.3m
Hawkswell, Sligo (336) W13.2m D8.25m H6m
Watergate, Kilkenny (328) W9.12m D7.88m H12.5m
Solstice, Navan (320) W12m D12m H12m
GB Shaw Theatre Carlow (294) W13.1m D9m H7-10m
Draiocht, Blanchardstown (286) W13.41m D11.58m H13.5m
The Source Arts Centre Thurles (250) W10m D8m H6-8m
Belltable, Limerick (220) W7m D9m H6.75m
Riverbank, Newbridge (180) W7m-11m D4.85m H4.8m
Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar (144) W9m D6.75m H7.9m

How does the Network work?
STN operates in two distinct ways:
• The first is a ‘Touring Platform’ providing touring opportunities for companies, producers and artists.
• The second is a ‘Production Award’(€10,000) to assist companies in making work for touring.