A Gaelic play written to mark the centenary of World War One is set to visit various locations outside Scotland in an international tour in the autumn this year. ‘Sequamur’ – about an island headmaster’s struggle with his conscience after encouraging his pupils to sign up for the ‘Great War’ – will visit venues in…Details
Pròiseact nan Ealan (the national development agency for Gaelic arts) in collaboration with the National Theatre of Scotland, Playwright’s Studio and Gaelic Books Council are delivering a week long writers residency at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Skye from 15-19th June 2015. Following the success of last year’s Moniack Mhòr residency, this second course aims to…Details
An acclaimed Gaelic World War One theatre production that portrays the grief and guilt of a headmaster who encouraged pupils to fight in the conflict is to tour across Scotland for the first time in March. Sequamur – created by Isle of Lewis writer Donald S. Murray – tells the poignant story of William J.…Details
We are excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for Gaelic artists, across various art forms and disciplines, to create new text based work. The National Theatre of Scotland, in conjunction with Pròiseact nan Ealan, is running a week long residency at Highland writing centre ‘Moniack Mhor’ from Monday 3 Feb – Friday 7 Feb 2014.…Details
Erica Morrison, Creative Director of Pròiseact nan Ealan is pictured here collecting the prize for the Best Event, from Iain Campbell, the chair at Bòrd na Gaidhlig, at the recent Scottish Gaelic Awards and on behalf of the Na Mo Chuid Aodaich team.
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As part of their plans to commemorate the centenary of the Great War, Pròiseact nan Ealan has employed Chrissie Macrae from Lochs on the Isle of Lewis to co-ordinate the “An Cogadh Mòr” project. The Gaelic Arts Agency will involve five communities in the Outer Hebrides and create a tribute which draws on the stories,…Details
Pròiseact nan Ealan (PNE) has appointed Rachel Kennedy, a contemporary screen acting graduate from the University of the West of Scotland as its Gaelic Drama Artist in Residence. Rachel, from Back on the Isle of Lewis started in her development role with PNE this week. Rachel said that” I am absolutely delighted to be given…Details