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  • Password Emil

    Created 2009 by Hilary O` Shaughnessy

    Location: Cork, Dublin - Co. Dublin

    Duration: 2009 to 2013

Project Outline

Password Emil is a live theatrical game adaptation of the classic novel, Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kaestner.

 Password Emil will involve a group of approximately ten children (age 10-12) working together in role as detectives to locate and catch a live electronically tagged thief in an enclosed outdoor setting using pervasive and interactive media. 

The project recived a bursary form the Arts Council in 2009 for initial research. It received an Arts In Context Award from Cork City Council in 2011 and a period of R and D with Physically Phisy Youth Theatre will begin in 2011. 


Project Details

  • Location: Cork, Dublin
  • From date: 2009
  • To date: 2013
  • Participants per session: tbc
  • Participants in total: tbc
  • Contact hours: tbc
  • Age range of participants:
    12-14, 8-11
  • County(ies):
  • Related Organisation(s):
    Graffiti Youth Theatre (Development),
  • Funding Bodies:
    Cork City Council, Arts Council of ireland

Project Posts

  • Emil Development 1 | Hilary

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