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Perforum presents Kaite O'Reilly

11 Oct 2018
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7th November 2018 Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.
‘Alternative Dramaturgies informed by a D/deaf and Disability Perspective’
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'
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.

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

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