Artist Development and Projects

These are developmental projects/support for Arts professionals or those interested in pursueing a career in the Arts. Patrons should make contact in advance as outlined below.

Actors Ensemble Workshops 2018-2021

The Source Arts Centre looks to identify and develop a group of actors who might be available to work in productions in the Tipperary area over the coming years.  Ensemble workshops which will be held in Spring 2019 look to bring together semi-professional and professional actors, who live and work in the region in a supportive group setting. Two workshops were held in 2018 facilitated by actors Martin Maguire and Roseanna Purcell and five in 2019.  If you are interested in hearing about future workshops contact us by email only to:  Actors should be over 18 years (with no upward limit).

2020 AE Project:

Samhain is a series of short audio plays created for Hallowe’en and are part of the ongoing Actor’s Ensemble project. The plays were written by writers Joe Hayes, Beveley Penn and Fran O'Brien and recorded by the AE in line with Covid 19 restrictions. Thanks to our colleagues Eimear and Helena in South Tipperary Arts Centre for including it on their podcast linked here:

Actors Ensemble Workshops are supported by: Tipperary County Council, The Arts Council and the Creative Ireland Programme.

IMC artist-in-residence at The Source April 2021

IMC is pleased to announce the first residency in our 2021 Music Residency programme, which will see guitarist Hugh Buckley in residence at The Source Arts Centre in Thurles this April. The IMC Music Residency, in collaboration with arts centres around the country, offers artists professionally remunerated time and space to develop and perform work with a deep sense of space, informed by community involvement.Hugh Buckley is a Dublin born and based, self-taught guitarist, composer, arranger, educator and author. He has performed with a wide array of internationally acclaimed artists including James Williams, Peter Bernstein, Ronnie Drew and Van Morrison. Read more > 


Career/Project Consultation

Source works with a number of support consultants who can help Artists who look to develop projects, identify opportunities or support broader career or artistic development. These are in the following areas: Theatre, Dance and Visual Art. Should you wish to meet or speak to the consultants, please contact the Artistic Director, Brendan Maher via email: