Pop-Up Gallery: KARE portraits by Claire Murphy

We are delighted to welcome KARE portraits by Claire Murphy to our Pop-Up Gallery in the Riverbank Arts Centre foyer from 22 October. This exhibition is a result of a collaborative project between artist Claire Murphy and KARE, an organisation that provides support to people who have an intellectual disability and their families. Between May and June 2021, the artist …

SPECIAL EVENT: screening of Limbo & Q+A

Riverbank Arts Centre is partnering with Dublin International Film Festival to present a screening of LIMBO by Ben Sharrock on Monday 18th October, a witty and poignant film about wanting to belong. LIMBO tells the story of Omar (played by Amir El-Masry), a young Syrian musician stationed upon a fictional remote Scottish island, where he and a group of new …

We are hiring… TECHNICAL MANAGER

Riverbank Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for the role of Technical Manager  FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE>> The Technical Manager will report to the Venue Director and is responsible for providing technical support to all visiting companies, artists, groups and individuals in the presentation of the artistic programme at Riverbank Arts Centre. Experience in a technical theatre environment is essential and …

Pure Mental by Keith Walsh – National Tour!

Riverbank Arts Centre presents the world premiere of Keith Walsh’s debut play,  Pure Mental, in November 2021, followed by a national tour to 16 venues across the country.  Having finished up a 5-year stint presenting, in the pressure cooker that is a breakfast show, on National Radio, Keith Walsh finally found a bit of time for himself. He decided to …

We are hiring… Fixed Term Assistant Producer

Riverbank Arts Centre has a busy Autumn programme ahead with the return of live events, including the premiere of new theatre shows, touring shows, exhibitions, workshops, family shows, screenings and our schools programme. We are seeking a Programme Assistant/Assistant Producer (fixed term 3 months, part time). The successful candidate will work closely with Acting Director/Programme Manager Alex Rosiak. Application deadline …

Behind the scenes…

Our doors are closed for the next few weeks, but behind the scenes we have theatre companies and artists creating new work. This week our artist in residence Dan Colley is developing Lossless, an experimental theatre piece which explores dementia, memory and performance.  For the rest of August our regular collaborators Theatre Lovett are back,  putting the final touches to a …

Nomad Theatre Network interview with Patrick McCabe

Nomad Theatre Network interview with Patrick (Pat) McCabe following their support of the publishing of his upcoming novel “POGUEMAHONE” by Unbound Publishers. Padraic McIntyre sits down for an in-depth interview with Pat McCabe discussing his upcoming novel Poguemahone, the Covid 19 crisis for the Arts and where he sees the Arts going post-pandemic. The book, the author’s first for Unbound, …

SPOTLIGHT ON… The Odd Theatre Company

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to present The Last Five Years by The Odd Theatre Company as a LIVE broadcast from the Riverbank stage on Saturday, 3rd July at 8:30pm.  This dynamic local company usually play to full houses and cheering audiences at Riverbank Arts Centre – so this live broadcast is not to be missed! We caught up with …

Creative Schools artwork in our Foyer!

We’re delighted to have work created by children as part of Creative Schools projects in our foyer – come and see artwork by Kildangan National School, Naas Community National School and Scoil Uí Riada, Kilcock.  Congratulations to all the children, teachers and creative coordinators who took part in these projects! Riverbank Arts Centre is open 10am-2pm, Monday-Friday and the Creative …

Opowiadania Super Paua – Listen to the stories!

Super Paua, a theatre company creating socially-focused shows for young people and communities, presents Opowiadania Super Paua, a series of audio stories for young people (aged 6-12 years)  written in Polish or about Polish culture and experiences. These stories are now available to download for FREE from Super Paua Stories (podbean.com) Seven brand new stories have been commissioned by writers Edyta …