UCC Youth Theatre
Perforum presents Grace Dyas
7th March 2018 - Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.
'We don't know what's buried here - the theatre of campaigning'
Grace Dyas - activist, writer, theatre producer & director with THEATREclub
Perforum Spring 2018 'Innovative Practice in the Performative Arts
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.
Grace is part of THEATREclub. Grace is an activist, a writer, a director, and an actor. She makes theatre, performance, film and large-scale participation projects. Grace is interested
in making work for equality and justice.
Her previous work includes; NOT AT HOME with Emma Fraser of NINE CROWS, with THEATREclub, HEROIN, IT'S NOT OVER (co-authored with Barry O'Connor) and The Game (co-authored with Gemma Collins and Lauren Larkin) Her work has toured nationally and internationally. Grace has won the Spirit of the Fringe Award, Fishamble New Writing Award, and been nominated twice for Best Director at The Irish Times Theatre Awards. Grace is a graduate of Common Purpose and Res&Ref at the Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels. In 2016, the Abbey Theatre staged a retrospective of her work with THEATREclub; The Ireland Trilogy (The Family (2012), HEROIN (2010), and HISTORY (2013)). She worked as an associate artist on Doireann Coady's 'I'm not here' in 2017.
Presented by Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Theatre and Performance Practices and Department of Theatre, School of Music and Theatre, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork.
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