Pat is a native of Cobh, County Cork. He has worked as an actor in Ireland for the past 21 years, performing with most of leading companies including TEAM Educational Theatre Company, The Abbey Theatre, Druid, The Gaiety, Passion Machine and Fishamble: The New Play Company. He began to write for the stage in 1997 and completed his first full length play The Nun’s Wood, which won a BBC Stewart Parker Trust Award ’98 and was produced by Fishamble: The New Play Company. Fishamble then produced his second play The Plains of Enna which premiered at the 1999 Dublin Theatre Festival. Since then he has written The Death of Herod for Mysteries 2000 at the SFX . A Production of his piece Evangeline Elsewhere premiered in New York as part of the first ever Irish Theatre Festival hosted by Origin in September 2008. Pat has toured the world with his solo theatre pieces Forgotten and Silent (Winner of the Scotsman Fringe First and The Herald Angel at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011, and The Argus Angel at Brighton Festival 2012). Pat Kinevane’s third solo play, Underneath, directed by Jim Culleton, premiered as part of Limerick City of Culture in 2014.