Declan Gorman: Photo by PeterGorman / Burrenworks

Welcome to the website of Declan Gorman Arts & Events

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Current Projects, Commissions & Awards:

Theatre Residency: County Monaghan

  • Commencing August 2018: Appointed Theatre Artist in Residence, County Monaghan, jointly hosted by Monaghan County Council, Garage Theatre and Íontas Arts Centre – funded by The Arts Council

Public Art Commission

  • Commissioned under the Fingal County Council ‘Infrastructure 2’ Public Art Scheme 2018-2025 – ‘Fagrland: A Fingal Trilogy’: 3 performance projects in collaboration with communities from Skerries, Rush & Lusk and Balbriggan, commencing November 2018

Bursaries 2018-2019

  • Awarded Arts Council Theatre Bursary and Fingal County Council Artist Bursary to develop new solo performance projects 2018-2019, beginning with ‘Epiphany’, work-in-progress presentation at Ibsen Museum, Oslo (hosted by Oslo Bloomsday, June 2018) – Full work to be premiered at Draíocht, Blanchardstown: December 2018

Freelance Arts Projects:

  • ‘JJ’s Lens’ – Writer & Director: a public art / performance project with Íontas, Castleblayney – funded by Creative Ireland/Monaghan Co Co, inspired by the legacy of JJ Clarke photographer (2018-2019)
  • ‘Dorothy ‘ – (Director & Co-Writer) in collaboration with Sharon McArdle / Anaverna Productions: a solo performance based on the life of Dundalk-born suffragette and rebel, Dorothy Macardle. (Funded through Arts Council Project Award 2018 to Sharon McArdle: based on a concept developed in dialogue with Dorothy Macardle Society) Jan-Feb 2019
  • ‘Frank Pig Says Hello’ (Producer) Co-Motion Media: Gaiety Theatre and nationwide tour of Pat McCabe’s stage version of ‘The Butcher Boy’, directed by Joe O’Byrne Sept-Oct 2018. Co-Motion Media is supported by the Arts Council under the Theatre Touring Scheme


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