Book Launch and Talk: Alternative Dramaturgies informed by a D/deaf and Disability Perspective
7 Nov 2018 (Past)
Presented by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Theatre and Performance Practices and Drama and Theatre Studies, School of Music and Theatre, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork.
Image: UK playwright Kaite O’Reilly (left) addressing the audience at “And Suddenly I Disappear… The Singapore ‘d’ Monologues”, with sign language interpreter Evelyn Chye (right) translating for Deaf members of the audience. Photo: Gwen Pew
Book Launch and Talk as part of the Perforum Research series on Arts and Inclusivity.
Kaite O’Reilly is a playwright, radio dramatist, writer, and dramaturg who works in disability arts and culture and mainstream culture. She has won many awards for her work, including the Peggy Ramsay Award for YARD (The Bush, London), M.E.N. best play of the year for Perfect (Contact Theatre), Theatre-Wales Award for peeling (Graeae Theatre company) and the Ted Hughes Award for new works in Poetry for her reworking of Aeschylus’s Persians for National Theatre Wales in their inaugural year. She was a finalist in the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 2009 for her play about memory and brain injury The Almond and the Seahorse. Widely published and produced, she works internationally, with plays translated/produced in eleven countries worldwide.
7th November, 2018
Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.
‘Alternative Dramaturgies informed by a D/deaf and Disability Perspective’
Kaite O’Reilly – Playwright, Author and Dramaturge, Writer in Residence with the Llanarth Group, and Veteran of the Disabled People’s Movement
Perforum Autumn 2018 ‘Inclusivity and the Performing Arts’
Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.
Events and Talks Coordinators: Bernadette Cronin & Róisín O’Gorman
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Dr. Bernadette Cronin