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NASC Network

Pavilion Theatre is proud to be part of NASC, a theatre venue network operating in Ireland.
NASC is an Irish word meaning link or relationship, and describes the linking of venues to develop touring programmes. The network was conceived in 2006 when a number of venue directors met to discuss joint programming and marketing opportunities – Pavilion Theatre, Lime Tree Theatre, Backstage Theatre, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Siamse Tire, glor, Town Hall Theatre and An Grianan Theatre.
In 2012 NASC identified the key future purpose and objectives of the network: To harness the buying power, high quality venue infrastructure, professional expertise, art form knowledge, contacts, loyalty and support of the 8 members to present high quality work.

NASC – mission and objective
-To present high quality audience driven work (in particular theatre) that otherwise would not normally tour
-To maximise buying and negotiation power to tour Irish Theatre (among other art forms)
-To create opportunities for nasc and stakeholders (latter including: production companies, audiences, Arts Council, funding bodies)
-To impact positively on arts sector strategy and future development
-Undertake two nasc projects per year (funding permitting)
-Partner on other non nasc projects where appropriate
-To share marketing resources and increase national media profile
-NASC brand to be synonymous with high quality work

NASC – specifications: all venues have
- High quality technical infrastructure and expertise
- Years of experience of handling complex productions
- Stages that can accommodate medium to large scale touring productions
- Computerised box office systems.
- A well-established local audience for quality productions
- An effective relationship with local press