Teaching Staff in Drama and Theatre Courses
Patrick Lonergan (Course Director) - Author of Theatre and Globalization and The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh; currently leading the Abbey Theatre Digitization Project. Lecturer in English, personal homepage here: www.nuigalway.ie/english/patrick_lonergan.html Email email@example.com Phone 091 49 2631
Mary-Elizabeth Burke Kennedy - Playwright and founder-director of StoryTellers Theatre Company. Author of "Cross My Heart", "Curigh the Shape Shifter", "The Golden Goose", "The Parrot", "Wind of the World" and many translations and adaptations. Teaches playwrights' workshop.
Thomas Conway - Druid Theatre Director-in-Residence. Literary Manager, Druid Theatre.
Andrew Flynn Director of Third Year Production. Artistic Director, Decadent Theatre Company. Nominated Best Director, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2012.
Max Hafler - Director, Actor, Playwright, Novelist ( Waking the Woodboy, 2002). His plays include "Melting Doves" (Yew Tree, 1997) and "Grand" (Yew Tree, 2002). Artistic Director, Theatrecorps. Teaches Ensemble Acting and Devising
Miriam Haughton. Lecturer in Drama
Charlotte McIvor is a Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at English Department, NUI Galway. She received her Ph.D. in Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011 with a designated emphasis in Gender, Women and Sexuality and has also taught at California College of the Arts and Santa Clara University. She is the creator and Program Director of UC Berkeley’s Summer Sessions Study Abroad program, “Irish Theater Today,” which will enter its third summer in 2013. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Irish University Review, Modern Drama, and Public and edited collections including Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture and Deviant Acts: Essays on Queer Performance. Teaches practice and theory based classes including Introduction to Performance and Performance Lab.
Lionel Pilkington - English Department, NUI Galway. Author of Theatre and the State in 20thC Ireland: Cultivating the People (2001) and many articles, including "Theatre History and the Beginnings of the Irish National Theatre Project", in Theatre Stuff: Critical Essays on Contemporary Irish Theatre (2000) and "Irish Theater Historiography and Political Resistance", Staging Resistance: Essays on Political Theater (1998). Teaches Discovering the Archives and Theatre and Modernity in the Irish Revival.