“Local young people have come together to showcase the best of Cork’s design talent”
– Cork News, Friday, 13 January 2012
Last Friday Makeshift Ensemble in association with The Workshop @ Sample-Studios presented:
Let’s Play! Design
The exhibition of theatre design, comprised of set, costume and sound design launched at 7.00pm last Friday night. This exciting exhibition came as the fourth event of the Makeshift Ensemble Let’s Play! theatre development programme. The aim of this event was to showcase the design talent in Cork and allow an insight for the public into this aspect of theatre while also introducing new designers and putting theatre design into the limelight for once!
The exhibition was also preceded by a two day workshop on theatre design for the participating artists titled the “Design Hospital”. The artists exhibiting also had the opportunity to avail of professional one-to-one mentorship as part of a two day workshop on design facilitated by Lisa Lilywhite theatre designer.
Let’s Play! is supported by the Arts Council and the exhibition was made possible with the generous support of Kinlay House and Pat MacDonnell Paints.