Biography

Chris O'Rourke

Chris is a playwright, director, drama coach and critic and holds an MA (hons) in Modern Drama. Chris was National Theatre Critic for Examiner.com until July 2016 when Examiner.com ceased, during which time he extensively reviewed in Ireland and abroad.

 

Recent theatrical credits include the LBG musical The Unwitting Wife (Spinning Plates Productions, Tulsa - performed in Israel, 2012), Mirror Me(at) - Next! (Everything Is Liminal, Dublin, 2013), Puck Folite (Everything Is Liminal, Dublin, 2014), Streets and Stories (Unknown Theatre, Dublin 2014) Can Stand Up - Don't Want To (Everything Is Liminal, 2014 - Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2014), If Walls Could Talk (Unknown Theatre, Dublin 2015 - Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2016).

Previously Chris was founder/editor of iTaLiCs Press which published the critically acclaimed arts journal InCognito as well award winning poetry collections.

Chris is artisitic director of Everything is Liminal and Unknown Theatre, the last of which specialises in devising works with young people from high risk backgrounds. 

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