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Liam Halligan


Liam is an established freelance theatre director based in Ireland. He has received numerous awards from the Irish Arts Council to develop his work over the past 14 years. After training as an actor at the Stanislavski Studio at the Focus Theatre Dublin Liam worked with internationally renowned directors. Liam's work ranges from a devised piece 'Cracked' looking at the lives of women in mental asylums in 1950's/60's Ireland, to his own adaptation for four actors of 'The Turn of the Screw' which toured nationally, to a site specific 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in co-production with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, to numerous new plays e.g. 'On City Water Hill' by Philip St John at Theatre Upstairs in May and 'The Importance of Being Honest' by Billie Traynor at Bewley's Cafe Theatre in August 2014.

Company Jobs

Job Title Company
Artistic Director Quare Hawks

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
The Dream of a Summer Day Liam Halligan


Play Title Playwright
The Turn of the Screw Liam Halligan Henry James


Play Title Playwright
On City Water Hill Philip St. John

Set Designer

Play Title Playwright
Take Off Your Cornflakes Rose Henderson Pat Nolan (3)