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Perforum presents Kaite O'Reilly

Perforum is an events series hosted by the Department of Theatre featuring the work of directors, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies.

Talk title - ‘Alternative Dramaturgies informed by a D/deaf and Disability Perspective’ by Kaite O’Reilly - Playwright, Author and Dramaturge, Writer in Residence with the Llanarth Group, and Veteran of the Disabled People’s Movement. Perforum Autumn 2018 'Inclusivity and the Performing Arts'. Kaite O’Reilly is a playwright, radio dramatist, writer, and dramaturg who works in disability arts and culture and mainstream culture. She has won many awards for her work, including the Peggy Ramsay Award for YARD (The Bush, London), M.E.N. best play of the year for Perfect (Contact Theatre), Theatre-Wales Award for peeling (Graeae Theatre company) and the Ted Hughes Award for new works in Poetry for her reworking of Aeschylus’s Persians for National Theatre Wales in their inaugural year. She was a finalist in the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 2009 for her play about memory and brain injury The Almond and the Seahorse. Widely published and produced, she works internationally, with plays translated/produced in eleven countries worldwide. Presented by Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Theatre and Performance Practices and Drama and Theatre Studies, School of Music and Theatre, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork. Coordinators of Perforum Events and Talks: Bernadette Cronin & Róisín O’Gorman

Category: Arts and Cultural Events:
Time: 6pm - 7:45pm
Location: Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free and open to the public
Contact: Dr. Bernadette Cronin
021 4904229

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