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Notice of AGM 2019

Our AGM will be held this Thursday the 30th May in The Aisling Hotel Dublin.
Registration is from 1pm, with the AGM running from 1.30pm until 3pm. If you can hang around after for some chats there will be tea, coffee and sandwiches too.

It would be great to get some new people involved in the organization. If anyone is interested in becoming a board member email info@aist.ie or chat to one of the board members. Nominations may be made by the nominee or any paid up member. Board Positions:
– Chair
– Secretary
– Treasurer
– Ordinary board members (at present 8 seats but the AGM may vote to change this)
All are welcome to attend the AGM and contribute but only paid up members may vote.

If you would like to add a topic to the Agenda of the AGM please email info@aist.ie by the 29th May.

Getting to The Aisling Hotel

Address: 10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, Eircode: D08 P38N

By Bike

Conveniently, there’s also a Dublinbikes station right next to us. Dublinbikes is a public bike-sharing scheme that’s hugely popular with locals, commuters and visitors.

By Bus

From the city centre, take a 145, 26, 66, 66A, 66B, 66D or 67 and get off at Heuston.

By Luas (tram)

The Luas Red Line is right outside our door. The two closest stops are Museum and Heuston.

By train

Train from Cork, Limerick, Waterford, Kerry, Mayo, Athlone, Tullamore, Kildare and some of the suburbs to the west of Dublin terminate at Heuston Station. From here, we’re an easy two-minute walk.

By taxi

Every taxi driver in the city knows exactly where we are.

By car

Just 12 minutes from the M50 motorway and easily accessed from all the major routes.

Parking

Parking is available in our multi-storey car park. Hotel guests can enjoy a special discounted overnight rate. There’s are spaces for
parking coaches on the adjacent streets.

Many Thanks,
AIST Board

Stage Pass

Re-scheduled AGM 2018

The ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Association of Irish Stage Technicians will be held on Thursday the 12th April 2018 at 12 noon in the Clarence Hotel Dublin.

Registration will be from 11.30am
AGM due to start at 12 noon
There will be tea, coffee and sandwhiches after the AGM at 1.30pm

All are welcome to attend and contribute but only paid up members may vote.

Fees are €20 or €10 for Students.
You can join on the day by cash or credit/debit card via the Website (www.aist.ie) by 6pm on 11th April.

Board Positions:
Chair
Secretary
Ordinary board members

We would encourage anyone who feels that they can contribute to put themselves forward.

Any member paid up by 12 noon on 11th April can be nominated to any position.
Nominations may be made by the nominee or any paid up member by emailing info@aist.ie or approaching one of the board members.

Any item you would like to add to the agenda may be done so by email by the 4th April.
We will endeavor to get all items in but the more notice given the easier it will be.
Any item you want to add after this date can be put forward under “any other business” through the chair.

We hope you can make it.

QLab Small

QLab in association with Galway Theatre Festival

For the first time the AIST is teaming up with Galway Theatre Festival to offer training and workshops for theatre practitioners in the city and surrounding areas.

AIST will be running QLab 3 training on Saturday 4th May from 10.00am – 5.00pm with AIST instructor Mike O’Halloran in the new O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway. For full details please see our training page.

As Galway Theatre Festival are co producing this training session please contact workshopsgtf@gmail.com for a special discount code.

Stagepass in association with Galway Theatre Festival

For the first time the AIST is teaming up with Galway Theatre Festival to offer training and workshops for theatre practitioners in the city and surrounding areas.

AIST will be running Stagepass on Thursday 9th May from 9.30am – 5.00pm with AIST instructor Jay Kavanagh in the new O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway. For full details please see our training page.

For details on the festival please visit the festival website here.

As Galway Theatre Festival are co producing this training session please contact workshopsgtf@gmail.com for a special discount code.

ROBE Demo

Robe Around The UK is coming to Dublin on Thursday 10th January for a co-hosted “Theatrical Open Day” with Cue One Ireland.!

We have a space at the Draiocht Blanchardstown theatre in their “Meeting Room” just outside Dublin, Ireland and will be bringing our latest and greatest ROBE lighting fixtures for you to operate including the #T1#RoboSpotsystem and many others!

Learn how to setup and operate the T1 and RoboSpot, receive expert tips and demos from our team and ask any burning questions you have about any Robe fixtures.

Free to attend with refreshments provided and if you would be so kind as to drop Kieran at note to say you are coming we would really appreciate it, email kieran@cueone.ie or give him a call on +353 91 761 855.

See you there!

Pyro Training

Introduction to Theatrical Pyrotechnics

January 15th 2019 – Galway SOLD OUT!! Please email miclights@gmail.com for waiting list.

THE COURSE IS INTENDED FOR THEATRE TECHNICIANS WHO MAY HAVE THE NEED TO FIRE THEATRICAL PYROTECHNICS AS PART OF THEIR JOB. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE COURSE WILL QUALIFY THE PARTICIPANT TO RIG AND FIRE THEATRICAL PYROTECHNICS IN A THEATRICAL SETTING UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A PRINCIPAL PYROTECHNIC OPERATOR(PPO)
THE COURSE DOES NOT QUALIFY THE SUCCESSFUL PARTICIPANT TO RIG AND FIRE FIREWORKS DISPLAYS.

THE COURSE WILL ALSO QUALIFY THE SUCCESSFUL PARTICIPANT TO LOAD, UNLOAD AND TRANSPORT ADR EXEMPT LOADS OF CLASS 1 HAZARDOUS GOODS.

PARTICIPANTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE BOTH THE PRACTICAL ELEMENT AND THE MULTIPLE CHOICE WRITTEN TEST.

Places are limited. To sign up please email miclights@gmail.com

Course details:

Fee: €100 (can be paid via PayPal, once you email a payment request will be sent)

Date: January 15th 2019

Location: Blackbox Theatre, Dyke Road, Galway

Times: 9.00 – 18.00

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