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

Actors Ensemble Workshops


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 look to bring together semi-professional and professional actors, who live and work in the region in a supportive group setting.  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).

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


IMC Artist-in-Residence at The Source

Source and the Improvised Music Company in Dublin jointly present an Arts In Residence Programme in Thurles.

The IMC 's NAVIGATOR Programme - 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.

The 2023 Musician in Resident is Matthew Noone. Full details here: https://www.thesourceartscentr...


Writers Mentorships


Source in collaboration with The Irish Writers Centre supports two writers in a mentorship programme through 2021-23. Poets Jill Kenny and  Catherine O'Brien in 2021 and Lenny Antonelli and Clare O'Reilly in 2022 were chosen to received the mentorships as part of this programme.

Writers are paired with mentor writers of their choosing over 8 months to develop and complete new work.


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
  • Visual Art

Should you wish to meet or speak to the consultants, please contact the Artistic Director, Brendan Maher via email:

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