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Feb 16

The Game needs MEN

The Game explores the act of buying sex, and the subculture of prostitution and sex work with. It’s a show that’s also a real-life game. Five volunteer men join the two actors onstage. The men have never played ‘The Game’. They have no idea what they’re about to do, they won’t be given a script. They are […]

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Feb 10

Dear Men – A letter from A Prostitution Survivor

Dear Men,   I sold sex for a few years. I met many, many men, none of whom gave much of a shit about me. Why should they have? I was just doing a job. Now when I see people talking about prostitution all I hear are women’s voices. It’s women who are debating it, […]

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Jan 20

The Game Tour- 2017

We’re delighted to announce that The Game will be on tour in 2017. The Game premiered in Dublin Theatre Festival in 2015 and has been staged again in Bray, Newbridge and Brisbane, Australia in 2016. We’re extra overjoyed to share that this will be the first time a THEATREclub show will be staged in the […]

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Jan 13

Book Tickets HERE

The Game will be on tour in 2017 10th, 11th & 12th LONDON WOW- Women of the World festival at the Southbank Centre information here March 15th 2017- MANCHESTER, UK SICK! Festival at Contact information here 21st & 22nd CORK The Everyman information here March 24th BRIGHTON SICK! Festival at Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts information here April […]

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Nov 26

8 years a clubbin

Today is the 8th Anniversary of the day THEATREclub was founded. This is our view from the Peacock Stage of our National Theatre. Tomorrow is our last performance here and the final performance of #TheIrelandTrilogy. Making shows is not easy. Making shows, films, festivals, workshops, talks, public conversation events and all the rest for 8 […]

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Oct 14

IT’S NOT OVER. STATEMENT

Conveying the story of the past 50 years of violent political conflict on this island we felt that it is crucial to express the reality of bloodshed it entailed. We’ve decided to use an animal which was already going to be killed as a vehicle for the audience to witness the harshness of this era. […]

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Sep 26

Grace Dyas in 40 under 40

Once again our Grace Dyas has been listed in the Irish Independent’s list of 40 people under 40. You nwould be hard pushed ryiong to keep up wih the amount of lists Graec finds herself in these days. She’s certainly in great company. Have a look at the full list here! 

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Jul 26

All new THEATREclub work in Dublin Theatre Festival

It’s Not Over at Dublin Theatre Festival 2016 We are delighted to announce we will be returning to the wonderful Dublin Theatre Festival this Autumn with a premiere of our new piece It’s Not Over. ‘It’s not an easy thing to take up a gun and go out and kill  some person without strong convictions […]

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Jul 15

The Game in 2016

The Game will be returning in August & September   September will mark our first time presenting work outside of Europe. We’re in safe hands and good company at Brisbane Festival in Australia   Since our Premiere at Dublin Theatre Festival 2015 in Project Arts Centre Director Grace Dyas was nominated for Best director at The […]

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Jul 7

The Ireland Trilogy- Announcement

We are beyond delighted to announce that The Ireland Trilogy will be on the Peacock Stage in the Abbey Theatre in November The Ireland Trilogy is a theatre event comprising of three pieces of performance made by THEATREclub since 2010. They were created as a trilogy, and now, for the first time at The Abbey Theatre, […]

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Apr 6

A Workshop for Actors – MAKING SOMETHING NEW, OVER AND OVER AGAIN

Making something new, over and over again. Come and join THEATREclub’s Grace Dyas for a week of reflection, researching, recharging and most importantly acting. It’s a workshop for actors. This is a workshop about staying on your feet, staying on the floor, keeping you on your toes! The week will alternate between two themes We’re […]

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Feb 17

New Show! – “look-see RUN” in St. Patrick’s Festival 2016

We are delighted to announce that we are creating a piece that will take place as part of St. Patrick’s Festival 2016.   look-see RUN It’s just after sunset. You’ve just had your tea. And you’re comin with us. Performance Mavericks THEATREclub conspire with a  group of teenagers they’ve never met to bring you round […]

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Aug 21

Dear Sex Workers

Dear Sex Workers, Our creative process is shifting and changing our idea of the final piece minute to minute. We wrote this a couple of weeks ago, we wanted to explain where we were coming from. Since then, we have had lots of interesting conversations, both online and in real life. Will you hear us […]

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Aug 10

A message from The Game makers; to those who have been in touch, and those who want to.

The Game, an exploration of the act of buying sex, is our new piece. We have been researching the show for the past year. Anyone who has embarked on a similar journey will know that there is a huge amount of information out there, any thousands of different perspectives. We are now at a particular […]

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Feb 23

**Rescheduled** Workshop Opportunity- Doing More Than One Thing At The Same Time

This May – THEATREclub will host a week of workshops at FRINGE Lab. The workshops will focus on performance techniques, devising and a holistic approach to living to as an artist. This is a week of on your feet style exercises combined with rigorous discussion and attention to detail in every aspect of making. The […]

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Jan 25

HEROIN in Belfast

Grace Dyas has been travelling around Ireland for the past few weeks Designing The Audience for our national tour of HEROIN. In the first of a series of blogs on her travels, she recounts her experiences in Belfast, the first stop on the tour. Our play HEROIN will be at The Lyric in just over […]

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Jan 20

WEDNESDAY at THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- The Jam Sessions

Here’s your line up for Wednesday Play this song from Carriages as the theme music for reading what’s coming Wednesday WEDNESDAY 21st 1830 Alan Howley & Jack Cawley – Umbrage It would be nice if things were simpler – wouldn’t it? Erica, Oonagh, & Heather– My Lovely Rose A cheeky peek into the Rose of Tralee : how […]

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Jan 16

all of your frequently asked questions answered!

Click on the vids to hear Producer Shane Byrne giving you the run down. BOOKING CAN BE DONE HERE!  WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- the Jam Sessions is kindly supported by The Porterhouse

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Jan 6

HEROIN National Tour

We’re having a great time on tour with our show HEROIN. Catch it at the venues below. For more info about the show click here! HEROIN National Tour ★★★★★ – Sunday Times ★★★★ – Irish Times #HeroinTour THEATREclub’s award winning HEROIN is back this year on a national tour of Ireland. “Heroin manages to convey […]

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Dec 15

WHO IS PRESENTING WORK IN THE JAM SESSIONS?

The 4th Edition of THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- The Jam Sessions In 1968 Rock Music was changed and influenced by artists coming together to produce a bargain priced sampler album. One album. One Track each. This was The Rock Machine Turns You On. In 2014 THEATREclub have gathered 16 artists to come […]

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Dec 11

LINE UP COMING SOON for The Jam Sessions

Hello everyone, We are so incredibly super excited about THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- The Jam Sessions which will be taking place in Project Arts Centre 21-24 January 2015.   Keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for the scoop!

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Nov 7

———-CLOSED———- ANNOUNCEMENT! More slots and shots if you wanna try something new! ———-CLOSED———-

APPLICATIONS FOR THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- THE JAM SESSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED As you must know by now THE THEARE MACHINE TURNS YOU IN 4- the Jam Sessions is coming back in January 2015. (All the info you’ll need is here)                 WELL THERE IS […]

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Nov 4

Here are some of the previous participants

Over 3 editions of THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON we have presented almost 60 pieces. Here are a few of those who have gone before. Remember if you want to apply for number 4 The Jam Sessions then you can click here. Or if you want all the information you can click here instead. […]

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Oct 28

———-CLOSED———–THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- The Jam Sessions ———-CLOSED———–

*****APPLICATIONS FOR THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- THE JAM SESSIONS are now closed****** From the people who brought you THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON, THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON: Vol II & THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON: Vol 3               ***THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS […]

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Sep 13

**CLOSED** MAKING SOMETHING NEW, OVER AND OVER AGAIN

ACTORS’ WORKSHOP WITH GRACE DYAS  Monday 29 September – Friday 3 October 11.00am – 5.00pm Fringe Lab (Sycamore Street, Temple Bar) €100 Making something new, over and over again. Come and join THEATREclub’s Grace Dyas for a week of reflection, researching, recharging and, most importantly, acting. This is a workshop for actors. This is a workshop about staying […]

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Aug 27

See your clubber favourites at Tiger Dublin Fringe

So there are at least 1.6million shows to go and see in Tiger Dublin Fringe year but we have compiled a selection of the ones we think you should go and see. You don’t have to. Do whatever you feel. But we recommend these. The blue sentences are  links to go and see all the […]

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Jul 11

Drama Drama Drama at Liberties Festival!

We are running a drama camp every day next week. 14th -18th July as part of the amazing Liberties Festival! Know any young people in the area? Spread the word! 2.00pm-4.00pm Daily | WORKSHOP | Timber Yard, Cork Street | FREE | Register in advance at SICCDA, 90 Meath Street / info@siccda.ie / 01 453 6098 […]

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Jul 3

just a litle blog

Hi there, Just a little note in case anyone strolls over to our site and is eager to see what’s coming up next. Well, although there are no shows for you to see right away, we want you to know that we are doing all sorts of underground work. Shane is working on developing a […]

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Apr 9

We’re in Limerick Lad!

Is there as much talent in Moyross as there is under the Hollywood sign? Moyross is famous. Moyross is a brand. Who made it that way? “This is our side of the story. We are taking to the stage and we are going to own it. This is our right of reply.” Today in Moyross, […]

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Jan 31

The Family is heading to Limerick

We will be performing at 69 O’ Connell Street in Limerick City Boy! CLICK THIS BLUE SENTENCE TO GET YOUR TICKETS “A Family is a very good thing to write a play about”- Tom Murphy, playwright THE FAMILY is a play about your family. Come and watch the family fight, love and try to make […]

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