Current Projects


Loosysmokes are currently the first art circus company to be Artists-in-Residence at the Gate Theatre, Dublin. Thanks to the support from the Arts Council.

Short film collaboration with director Myrid Carten.

Throughout 2021 the company has been working with director Myrid Carten to produce a short circus and dance film set in a derelict house in rural Ireland.

This work is being developed with support from the Arts Council of Ireland and The Gate Theatre, Dublin. Due for completion in Autumn 2021.

Performers: Elaine Mc Cague and Imogen Macrae.

Images by Olga Kuzmenko


The Callan Energy Store

Part of a community engagement project that will radically reimagine the town’s energy supply, The Callan Energy Store – a pop-up energy store in the heart of Callan, Kilkenny – is an initiative led by Asylum Theatre and Loosysmokes.

Supported by the Creative Ireland Action Fund this initiative supports creative, cultural and artistic projects that build awareness around climate change and empower citizens to make meaningful behavioral changes.


Associate Artists at Circus Factory, Cork

Throughout 2021 in the role of Associate Artists, Elaine Mc Cague and Jonah McGreevy will support Circus Factory’s delivery of their mission by providing professional engagement with Circus Factory activities and users, and supporting Circus Factory’s vision as a centre for innovation and creation for the Circus Arts.

A major part of this role involves mentoring seven Circus Factory members at different stages in their artistic careers.

Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland.


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