CREW BIOGRAPHIES

Neil Pearson - DIRECTOR

Michael Hurley - LIGHTING

Olan Wrynn - SET DESIGN

Richard St. John - SOUND DESIGN

Michael McCabe - MOVEMENT DIRECTOR

 

ORIGINAL CREATIVE TEAM

Neil Pearson - DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / WRITER

Maria Young - PRODUCTION MANAGER / CO-PRODUCER

 

NEIL PEARSON

DIRECTOR

Although now living in Wicklow, Neil worked for many years as a stage actor in Cork playing such roles as Christy Mahon in The Playboy of the Western World, Gar Private in Philadelphia Here I Come and Lee in True West by Sam Shepard. Recent directing credits include Attempts on Her Life at the Project Cube; The Trial by Franz Kafka in Smock Alley Theatre; a sixth run of his highly successful version of Bouncers, in a new unpublished script by John Godber at the Everyman Palace, Cork; Mark O’Halloran’s lunchtime comedy Too Much of Nothing at Bewleys Café Theatre; Conditioned at the Axis Theatre Ballymun; the Irish premiere of Arabian Night at the Goethe Institute Dublin as part of Dublin Fringe 2008. This production was chosen to participate in New York Fringe Festival 2009. Neil holds a Masters Degree in Directing for Theatre from UCD and is a tutor in the Drama Department of Bray Institute of Further Education. He has also been Director of the UCD Performance Project for the last two years.