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July 30, 2019

8 weeks, 10 different pools, 105 shows and more than 300 children with complex needs having this close-up one-to-one blissful watery adventure with us!

SING ME TO THE SEA was created in 2018 with funding from Wicklow County Arts Office and in creative consultation with...

February 28, 2019

This year I'm embarking on a brand new experiment.  Inspired by Roots of Empathy and by conversations with the wonderful Jennie Reznek from Magnet Theatre in Cape Town, I'm doing two linked projects this year - one in Spring and one in Autumn, one in London and one in...

August 9, 2018

ARTS COUNCIL IRELAND 

ARTS GRANT FUNDING

The big news for me this summer is that I've been awarded Arts Council Ireland Arts Grant Funding for a major programme of work  for 2018/19!

BABY'S FIRST XMAS - an extraspecial adventure for under 1's this Xmas

LITTLE TINY XMAS...

March 27, 2018

In May, I’ll be doing a micro-residency funded and hosted by Roscommon Arts Centre with performer/composer Dan Leith (with whom I made A BOY & HIS BOX and who is currently working with Tinderbox on his own show) and Brighton-based puppet theatre company Touched Th...

November 25, 2017

Undoubtedly, one of the highlights of 2017 for me was being awarded the International Early Childhood Arts Commission by the four Dublin Local Authorities, funded through Arts Council Ireland's Invitation to Collaboration Scheme to create a brand new show called I AM B...

September 8, 2017

so for the last week (and a couple of weekends before that in July and August), I've been working with a bunch of clowndoctors and other assorted lovely peeps on a Creative Scotland funded project led by performer Ben Winger to create a new classroom show for children...

August 4, 2017

So what's next this summer?  Thanks to money from the Dun Laoghaire Pavilion Patrons Donation Award Bursary and additional funds from the Mermaid Arts Centre Bray, August 2017 sees me embarking upon a week of initial R&D for a new show called BigKidLittleKid for audien...

June 26, 2017

 A couple of years ago, I took TiNY, the baby show I'd created with composer David Goodall to South Africa for the first ever tour of baby theatre that South Africa had seen.  The tour organised in collaboration with the extraordinary Magnet Theatre in C...

June 2, 2017

so, earlier this year I was awarded one of the International Early Childhood Arts Commissions from the four Dublin Local Authorities funded through Arts Council Ireland's Invitation to Collaboration Scheme.

My proposal was to make a new show called I AM BABA, for babies...

May 1, 2017

 So happy to be taking the first steps towards making a new babyshow!  I AM BABA will be created between May and September 2017 and will tour community venues in Dublin in October 2017.  It'll be about identity, personhood and agency.  For babies aged 0-12 months....

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