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Olwen Fouéré

October — November 2016

Olwen fouere 2016

Born in Galway to French parents, the theatre artist Olwen Fouéré is one of Ireland’s foremost practitioners of the performing arts. Collaborating with playwrights, directors, visual artists, composers and choreographers over three decades, she embodies the mercurial essence of performance in her aesthetic practices. She has earned the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Actress in 1999, 2000 and 2006 and has been nominated and won numerous others including the Samuel Beckett and ESB/Harvey’s Awards. Her collaborations with the CCI include The Gospel According to Judas and Here Lies, the story of Antonin Artaud in Ireland, in 2006; Paula Spencer, the Woman who Walked into Doors (2008) and riverrun (2013). During her residency at the CCI, she will finalise her new performance Danse, Morob, written specially for her by French author Laurent Gaudé and to be presented in Dublin in December 2016.

P R O C L A M A T I O N 1/10 2016
Olwen Fouéré - riverrun 8 - 9/02 2013
Paula Spencer - La femme qui se cognait dans les portes 12-15/11 2008
Here lies - 23-24/11 2006
The Gospel according to Judas - by Frank McGuinness 18/03 2006