Events - Archive: Schools

5 Dec - 30 Dec
How to Catch a Star

We welcome Branar Téatar do Pháistí back to The Ark for the festive season with their gorgeous adaptation of Oliver Jeffers' best-selling picture book.

30 Nov
Schools: The Routes Quartet

To celebrate St Andrew's Day, the Scottish Government in Ireland present a special one-off gig for schools.

15 Nov - 16 Nov
Schools: Drama & Dreams Inspired by Space

Dr Niamh Shaw will visit your school to deliver a science based workshop created to ignite a love of STEM. The workshop teaches children about astronomy in a fun and engaging way, through presentation, storytelling and drama. Part of Science Week 2018.

13 Nov - 14 Nov
Schools: Chemical Composition - Making Music with H2O

Composer Nick Roth will visit your school to lead children in examining the chemical composition of water through music. For 1st-3rd or 4th-6th Classes. Part of Science Week 2018.

10 Oct - 14 Oct
The Young King

Story by Oscar Wilde. Adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom.

6 Oct - 8 Oct
Night Light

A magical and poetic journey through the night, exploring children’s relationship with light.

27 Sep - 29 Sep

Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for our youngest audiences.

13 Aug - 17 Aug
A Visual Arts Approach in the Classroom

Always hugely popular with teachers, we are delighted to be presenting this course for the fifth year in a row. This hands-on, creative course focuses on a visual arts approach to exploring narrative, literacy & other subjects.

29 May - 15 Jun
Schools: Beats & Rhythms From Around the World

Perfect for school tours, take a trip around the globe through rhythm! Your class will learn all about drumming and rhythmic music styles from around the world as well as take part in a dynamic hands-on percussion workshop where they will experience how to play a group rhythm piece together as a band.

18 May - 20 May
Hocus Pocus

We regret to announce that due to injury, these performances of Philippe Saire’s Hocus Pocus at The Ark as part of #DDF2018 have been cancelled. We are currently working on rescheduling this event for later in the year. Please check back here for updates in the coming days. The Ark and Dublin Dance Festival will be in contact with everyone who has purchased a ticket from our respective box offices. If you haven’t heard from us by the end of Thursday 17th May, if you booked via us you can contact us on or +353 (0)1670 7788. Ticketholders who booked through DDF can contact them on or +353 (0)1 673 0660. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.