Ellie McGonagle reviews the five plays put on by PIPS, DU Player’s programme for College’s theatrical newcomers
Michaelmas term has certainly been an eventful and action-packed semester in terms of Players Introductory Programme (PIPS) productions. The plays written and performed by members of PIPS are always of a tremendously high standard and this group of students certainly …
DU Players presents Cinderella with modern takes on the characters
Cinderella: A tale of love at first sight, the chaos of societal expectations and the grandeur of romanticized patriarchy in the form of a happily ever after. While William Dunleavy’s direction offered each of these traditional aspects, there is much …
Dublin influencer James Butler discusses his time at Trinity and his plans for the future
James Patrick Butler, aka James Patrice, is a Dublin blogger, presenter, actor, stylist and fashion writer. Last week, he met with our Projects Editor, Aoifé McColgan, to discuss his time in Trinity, his success thus far and his exciting plans …
Sam Cox gets the ins and outs of the Drama Department
Youss Koudri isn’t stressed for exams right now. Koudri is too busy in rehearsals. It’s not that he’s ignoring his college work. In fact, this is his college work. Watching from the corner of the rehearsal room, he is one …
The awards ceremony took place last week
The Irish Students Drama Association (ISDA) awards ceremony took place last week with Trinity’s drama society, DU Players, winning three prizes.
DU Players was nominated in 8 out of 16 categories including Best New Writing, Judges’ Discretionary Award 1 and …
Christmas throwback films, a Nativity play and Christmas concerts are all up for grabs to mark your last weeks of term with festive cheer
Christmas is a time of giving, partying and cheer- and if you’re a student, it’s the perfect opportunity to revel in the festivities like a child again. We want to give you the lowdown on the most exciting Christmas events …
Here some of the best events to attend during Freshers’ Week if you’re coming to Trinity alone.
Deciding to go to college is a massive decision. A new city, new people, a new home, a new environment. All of this can be extremely daunting, but is also beyond exciting! Here’s a collection of some of the go-to …
Luke O’Reilly and Ferdy Emmet pick out the essential sign-ups for this week, so save yourself the four-year trial and error
The Phil is the oldest student society in the world which goes from strength to strength every year. Popular among freshers, the Phil considers its members to all be part of one big Phamily (Lord!). A tight-knit group, …
Award-winning author Anne Enright charmed the assembled audience during her visit to DU Players yesterday, Tuesday 30th September.
Enright, who has been awarded the Man Booker Prize for her novel The Gathering, as well as the Rooney Prize …