Grace is an activist, a theatre director, a writer, a theatre producer and sometimes she changes things or makes new things happen. She makes theatre because she wants to change the world. She lives and works in inner city Dublin, Ireland where she is from.
Recent work for THEATREclub includes The Game, MOYROSS, HISTORY, ADDICTION, TWENTY TEN, THE FAMILY, HEROIN, (Spirit of The Fringe Award) THEATREclub stole your CLOCK RADIO what the FUCK you gonna do about it?, GROUP THERAPY FOR ONE and ROUGH (Fishamble New Writing Award). Other theatre includes I am A Home Bird (It’s very hard) which she produced for Talking Shop Ensemble and The Fall which she produced for Ella Clarke.
Grace is a member of Project Arts Centre and is on the Advisory Board of the Irish Centre of UNESCO’s organisation of International Theatre Institutes.
She regularily works through performance with young people and vulnerable adults. Experience includes; Rialto Community Drug Team, The Star Project Ballymun, Mountview Blakestown Community Drug Team, The Family Resource Centre, St Michael’s Estate, Ballymun Regional Youth Resource, Ballymun Comprehensive, Independent Youth Theatre, Roundabout Youth Theatre & Dublin Youth Theatre.
Grace also holds workshops for performers in THEATREclub’s signature devising and improvising style, and gives talks to students and special interest groups.
Main Photo by Louis Haugh