C.V.

Role: Writer and Director (Theatre)

  • 2017: Belfast Boy: Catalyst Festival, Mountview London
  • 2017: Mule: N.Ireland tour; Waterfront Hall Belfast, The Playhouse Derry, Enniskillen Royal, Downpatrick Arts.
  • 2016: Mule: Omnibus, Clapham, London. Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
  • 2015: Wasted: Soho Playhouse, New York City; Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival; The Lost Theatre, London; The White Bear, Kennington, London.
  • 2014/15: Belfast Boy: London; Lantern Theatre, Liverpool; Omnibus Theatre London; Spotlites, Edinburgh Festival; The Tampere Festival, Finland; The Lost Theatre, London;  Blakes, Enniskillen, N.Ireland; Foyle Arts, Derry, N.Ireland; Up Three and Ten, Brighton, Birmingham; Caravan, London; Etcetera Theatre, London; The White Bear, Kennington, London.
  • 2014: Dirty Flirty Thirty: Blakes, Enniskillen, N. Ireland; The Playhouse, Derry; The Pleasance, Islington, London; The White Bear, Kennington, London.
  • 2011: Skintown:   The White Bear London.

Role: Director (Theatre)

  • 2015: A Chip In The Sugar: The Camden Centre, London.
  • 2011: The Day The Sky Fell In: Theatre 503, London.
  • 2011: Workshop/New Writing: The Lyric, Hammersmith.
  • 2009: Just For Fun:The White Bear, London.
  • 2009/08 Disco Pigs: The Playhouse, Derry, N.Ireland.
  • 2008: Closer: The Playhouse, Derry.
  • 2007: The Rape: The Playhouse, Derry; No Alibis, Belfast, N.Ireland.
  • 2007: The Same Old Story: The Millennium Forum, Derry; The Foyle Arts, Derry; The Share Centre, Lisnaskea, N.Ireland.
  • 2006: The Dumb Waiter: The Foyle Arts, Derry.
  • 2005: Fanads Tale : Fanad, Donegal.
  • 2005: The Vagina Monologues: The Foyle Arts, Derry.

Other Theatre Roles:

  • 2012-15 Producer Purple Penguin Productions.
  • 2014/15 Marketing coordinator Purple Penguin Productions.
  • 2014/15: Producer Belfast Boy.
  • 2014: Producer : Dirty Flirty Thirty.
  • 2012/10: Script Reader: Various: The White Bear Kennington London.
  • 2009: Assistant Producer: The Misanthrope: The White Bear Kennington London.
  • 2009: Runner: Great Pretenders Upstairs @ The Gatehouse Highgate London.

Teaching/Workshop Roles:

  • 2017: Rehearsal feedback: Enniskillen Royal
  • 2015: Drama Practitioner: NCS The Challenge
  • 2015: Tutor/Facilitator: AS Level Master class 2 minute monologues Fort Pitt Grammar.
  • 2015: Workshop: Playwriting/Directing Camden Centre London.
  • 2014: Workshop leader: Playwriting University Of Ulster Magee.
  • 2013: Facilitator workshop Playwriting/Directing University of Ulster Magee.
  • 2008: Facilitator Devised Theatre Workshop Fanad Donegal.

Awards:

  • 2016: Mule: The Peggy Ramsey Award
  • 2015: Belfast Boy Longlisted Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award.
  • 2015: Wasted Selected for the Encore series Soho Playhouse New York (Best of Edinburgh).
  • 2015: Belfast Boy Selected for the Tampere Fringe Finland (Best of Edinburgh).
  • 2015: Wasted: The Peggy Ramsey Award.
  • 2014: Belfast Boy Winner: Fringe Review Award for Outstanding Theatre.
  • 2014: Belfast Boy: Winner: The Stage Award for Acting Excellence.
  • 2011: Skintown: Longlisted: The Bruntwood Royal Exchange Award.

Training and Education

  • 2012: Directing Summer workshop Mountview Academy.
  • 2009: 12 Month Directing Placement with the Drama Studio London.
  • 2007: BA Hons: 2:1 Drama University of Ulster @ Magee.
  • 2002: BSc Sociology University of Ulster Jordanstown.

Additional Training

  • Master class workshop with Karl Wallace Artistic Director/Kaboush Theatre Company/ Belfast.
  • Playback Theatre workshop with Stephen Beggs/ Bruiser and Replay Theatre Companies/Belfast.
  • Forum Theatre Workshop with Fintan Brady/ Partisan Productions/ Belfast.
  • Master class Shakespeare workshop with Sinead Cussack.
  • Storytelling and Directing Workshop with George Seremba.
  • Directing Master class with Donal O’Kelly.
  • Educational Drama workshop facilitator.