GROW Artist Support & Professional Development

Applications now open for Baboró's GROW programme - Artist Support & Professional Development opportunities

Baboró has a long history of mentoring and supporting artists, creatives and educators who are exploring and developing theatre, dance, music and visual art for young audiences, or are interested in doing so. Whether you are an emerging artist, a student or an established artist interested in making work for children, our GROW programme is here to support your development.

Please Note: It is only possible to apply for either Pathways to Production or the Baboró Festival Mentoring programme in 2017, and not both.

Pathways to Production

We invite artists and young companies to apply for support from Baboró, Druid and the Mick Lally Theatre, Branar Téatar de Phaistí and Galway Theatre Festival in developing their ideas with a view to presenting a full performance piece.

Applications are now closed for 2017, follow us for 2018 announcements.

Festival Mentoring

Apply to receive mentoring from two highly experienced individuals from the sector; Phil Kingston, Community and Education Manager at the Abbey Theatre and Maria Fleming, Chair of Theatre for Young Audiences Ireland (TYAI) and Freelance Producer, during the Baboró 2017 Festival,

Go See Fund

Baboró is delighted to offer a small Go See Fund to support artists and creatives to travel within Ireland to see theatre work for children.

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Hot Desk

Our Hot Desk, located in Baboró’s Administration Offices on Merchant’s Road, Galway comes with access to wifi, a printer/copier, a shared kitchenette and the wonderful Baboró team! Avail of this great resource to help you grow...