oonagh murphy

 

Oonagh Murphy is a theatre director working across a diverse range of contexts in Ireland and the UK. She has worked with companies such as the Abbey Theatre, Druid Theatre Company, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Lir and Project Arts Centre.

Alongside her theatre work, Oonagh is an activist and was recently awarded the inaugural Labour Party Jo Cox Award for a young Irish female campaigner.

Her next directorial project is Tribes by Nina Raine at the Gate Theatre in September for Dublin Theatre Festival.

 

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Director - CREAKING, Riverbank Arts Centre, First Fortnight, January 2017.

Director – Katie Roche, The Lir Academy, March 2016.

Director – The Poor Little Boy With No Arms, Project Arts Centre, and national tour, January 2016.

Director – Foxy, Project Arts Centre, November 2015.

Resident Director – The Audience, Apollo Theatre, May 2015.

Associate Director – Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies Broadway, Royal Shakespeare Company, Winter Garden Theatre, New York, March 2015.

Director – Made from Scratch, in association with The Y Factor, Axis Ballymun, October 2014.

Director – Be Infants in Evil, Druid Theatre Company, Galway International Arts Festival, July, 2014.

Director – The Tinkers’ Wedding, The National Academy of Dramatic Art, The Lir, Dublin, May, 2014.

Associate Director – The Weir, Wyndhams Theatre,West End, January, 2014.

Director – Ribbons and Love in a Glass Jar, Peacock Theatre, February, 2013.

Director – Taking Back Our Voices, Abbey Theatre, November, 2012.

Director – I am a Home Bird (It’s Very Hard), Project Arts Centre, April 2011, also presented at Solstice at Cork Midsummer Festival, June 2011.

Resident Assistant Director – Donmar Warehouse, London. February 2013-January 2014. Assistant director to Josie Rourke, John Crowley, Conor McPherson and James MacDonald.

Resident Assistant Director – Abbey Theatre, Dublin, May 2011- February 2013. Assistant director to Wayne Jordan, Neil Bartlett, Jimmy Fay and Conall Morrison.


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