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New Theatre Artistic-Director in residence Kunle Animashaun.

We are delighted to welcome our new theatre artistic-director in residence Kunle Animashaun.

The residency supports Kunle to explore creative participation with emerging actors and other participants across the South Dublin County communities with the ultimate aim of collaborating together on aspects of performance development. He will also work with other experts in the field of theatre, participatory arts and socially engaged practice.

Kunle has extensive experience working in theatre and brings his knowledge of working with professional and emerging theatre practitioners and communities in diverse cultural and social settings.

As Artistic Director of Camino Productions, Kunle has undertaking many theatre productions to date. Some of Kunle’s productions have been performed at Projects Arts Centre, 39, Foley Street, Dublin 2.

Kunle will draw on his experience of theatre with Camino Productions to develop a system of script analysis, devised performances and role play. Alongside this creative development work Kunle will develop a new piece of work during the duration of his residency.

Kunle is a first class Master’s Degree graduate of UCD, and he is currently completing a PhD in Drama at Trinity College, Dublin.  Kunle will avail of the collaboration of Jimmy Fay and Louise Lowe who have agreed to be Mentors/Peer reviewers.

Tony Fegan, Director of Tallaght Community Arts will be his producer mentor.

Kunle Animashaun is the Theatre Artistic Director in Residence for South Dublin County as part of the Arts Council’s Theatre Artist in Residency Scheme 2013/2014.  The residency is supported by Tallaght Community Arts with South Dublin County Council Arts Office and RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre.