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OLWEN FOUÉRÉ

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Olwen Fouéré is an actor and writer and who has worked extensively in theatre, film and TV. She has performed with most of Ireland's major theatre companies and in New York and the UK. As a member of Operating Theatre, she collaborated on a number of shows with the composer Roger Doyle. Her work includes the primary creation of image, text and personae and her extensive practice navigates the performance contexts of mainstream theatre, the visual arts, music, dance theatre and literature. Notable awards include the Herald Archangel Award of the Edinburgh Festivals 2014, the Irish Times Special Tribute Award 2013 and an Honorary Doctorate from Dublin City University for her enormous contribution to the arts and culture in Ireland.

COMPANY JOBS

Job Title Company
Artistic Director Operating Theatre
Artistic Director TheEmergencyRoom

DIRECTOR

Play Title Playwright
riverrun Olwen Fouéré James Joyce

DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
The Diamond Body Aidan Mathews
Written in collaboration with the company.

TRANSLATED BY

Play Title Playwright
Sodome, My Love Olwen Fouéré Laurent Gaudé

CO-DIRECTOR

Play Title Playwright
Danse, Morob Olwen Fouéré Laurent Gaudé
Written by Laurent Gaudé, translated by Olwen Fouéré.