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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


John Breen


Breen trained as a director under the Abbey Theatre's Directors Scheme in 1988 and then joined the Open House Theatre Project in 1990. He has worked extensively as a director in Ireland and was Director of Theatre Studies at Ringsend Technical Institute, Dublin from 1996 until his appointment in 1999 as the Artistic Director of Yew Tree Theatre in Ballina.

Company Jobs

Job Title Company
Artistic Director TEAM Educational Theatre Company
Artistic Director Yew Tree Theatre

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
Alone It Stands John Breen
Charlie John Breen
The Magic Boy John Breen

Assistant Director

Play Title Playwright
Medea Brendan Kennelly Euripides
A version and translation from Euripides

Trainee Director

Play Title Playwright
October Song Andy Hinds