Bios

Gemma Whelan – Artistic Director Gemma is the founding Artistic Director of Corrib Theatre. For Corrib she has directed The Hen Night Epiphany by Jimmy Murphy, St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and A Night in November by Marie Jones. In Portland she has directed the world premiere of Ithaka by Andrea Stolowitz at Artists Repertory Theatre, Words that Burn by Cindy Williams Guttierez for Los Porteños at Milagro Theatre, and at Profile and CoHo Theatres. She was the founding Artistic Director of Wilde Irish Productions in the Bay Area. For Wilde Irish: Michael Mac Liammoir’s The Importance of Being Oscar (Dean Goodman Award for Direction), the U.S. premiere of Ariel by Marina Carr, Frank McGuinness’Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, Patricia Burke Brogan’s Eclipsed and Samuel Beckett’s Endgame. Other favorites: Jane Chamber’s Last Summer at Bluefish Cove (Cable Car Nomination for Outstanding Achievement), and Eileen Atkin’s Vita and Virginia (Curve Magazine, Best Theatre of the Year Award), both at Theatre Rhinoceros; Tom Kempinski’s Duet for One (Zephyr Theatre); and Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls (Phoenix Theatre). B.A. Trinity College Dublin, M.A. Theatre UC Berkeley, MFA Cinema, San Francisco State University. Member SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers Society).
www.gemmawhelan.com

 

Adam Liberman – Managing Director

 


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