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Eoghan Doyle

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Eoghan studied as an Actor in Dublin Institute of technology and graduated 2001. After graduating he got involved with Clondalkin Youth Theatre and became their artistic director in 2002. While with the youth theatre Eoghan developed the artistic programme of the youth theatre and produced and directed many productions inlcuding the world premiere of “Treble” by Christian O’Reilly in association with the Outreach/Education Department of The Abbey Theatre and the National Association for Youth Drama (NAYD). Eoghan worked as freelance drama practitioner and director working with different companies/organisations including: Upstate Theatre Project, Gael Linn and NAYD. Eoghan has facilitated many different youth and theatre projects most notably when he was appointed as the Irish director for the European Children’s Theatre Encounter 2005 (ECTE)as part of Cork’s European Capital of Culture festivities in July 2005. He became the youth theatre resident with Wicklow Arts Office in 2005 and worked to deveop youth theatre across Wicklow. Eoghan became the Assistant County Arts Officer for Kildare County Council in 2007.

About my work

I am interested in the power of the word and all of the emotions that it can invoke. In theatre I like to see clean, simple lines. I try to acheive simple beautiful staging that grasps the viewers imagination and draws them into another world. I like the audience to focus on the nuances of a text and the beauty of an actor speaking well written text. I am interested in Science Fiction and the moral questions and issues that can raised and dealt with through this genre. I want to see more science fiction on stage I am currently developing a stage adaptation of 'At the mountains of madness' by H.P. Lovecraft.