Irish Theatre: Conor McPherson & Marina Carr

Date Wednesday 21 August 2019
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Price£22 | £20
TutorRosie Pelan

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Irish Theatre: Conor McPherson & Marina Carr


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This workshop is a celebration of two powerful voices in modern Irish Theatre.

Marina Carr has become established as a prominent member of the modern canon while Conor McPherson has been described as 'the finest dramatist of his generation', for whom, 'no praise is too high'. His play,

The Weir is now a modern classic and Carr's By The Bog Of Cats is a devastating re-working of the Medea myth.

You will enjoy exploring plots, themes and characters, and workshopping scenes from these plays, both of which are darkly funny and deeply moving.


About the Tutor

After training for 3 years at drama school (RCS) Rosie worked for many years as a professional actor in Scotland, London and abroad.

She has a First Class Honours degree in English, was awarded an AHRC scholarship to pursue her MA in English (Medieval Studies) and has a PGCE in English and Drama from Warwick University.

Rosie facilitates Drama and Voice workshops in schools and for a range of organisations and she brings drama to young people, the elderly and those with learning disabilities.

She has taught on the QUB Drama degree for nine years.

Her various Drama classes have been running at The Crescent for 17 years.

Age Range16+ yrs

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