The MAC has supported artists through Hatch & Scratch since 2013.
We invite you to learn more about the Hatch & Scratch 2020/21 and 2021/22 Alumni below.
Previous years’ participants:
2017-2018: Emily DeDakis; Paradosso Theatre; Alana Henderson
2015-2016: Paula O’Reilly; Oona Doherty; Amadan
2014-2015: Chatterbox; Off The Rails Dance; Shannon Yee
2013-2014: Niall Rea; Clare Lamont; Mary Francis Doherty
Conan is a filmmaker, theatre-maker and video artist who creates experimental and narrative short-films, installations, large-scale outdoor video projections, and more.
Keith has worked on a great number of shows on the island of Ireland and abroad.
“I have a preoccupation with celebrities, the role of an artist and the deployment of humour within art.”
Kirby and Orla are a writing partnership from Belfast. Kirby is a recent First-Class Honours QUB graduate and Orla is an actor who trained at the Lir Academy, Dublin from 2017–2018.
Michael Patrick (actor/writer) & Oisín Kearney (writer/director) are a Belfast-based creative partnership.
Myles McCormack is a multi-instrumentalist from Belfast who writes impactful songs with a delicate touch.
Spark Opera is a Northern Irish community opera company founded by Kate Guelke.
Roisin Gallagher is an actor from Belfast. She trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Theatre Without Walls was founded in 2002 by Genevieve Swift and Jason Parkes. Genevieve is an actor, storyteller & arts facilitator and Jason is a writer, director and artist.
Conor is an actor, poet, and theatre maker from West Belfast. He is an associate artist with the classical based company Shakespeare Switched.
Fleur is a Dancer, Choreographer and Creative Producer working in the commercial, corporate and theatrical sectors.
Cat Barter & Clare Galway are freelance arts professionals with a mission to create developmentally appropriate and accessible experiences for young audiences.