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Selina Cartmell

Selina Cartmell

Director

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Dan Usztan
0203 214 0873
About

London-based Selina took a First in Drama and History of Art from Trinity College, Dublin and Glasgow University and graduated with an MA (Distinction) from Central School of Speech and Drama in Advanced Theatre Directing.

She is currently Artistic Director of the multi-award winning company Siren Productions based in Dublin.  In 2007 Selina was protégé to Julie Taymor as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.  Between 2010 and 2011 Selina was Artist-In-Residence at the Samuel Beckett Theatre.

'Easily the most visionary director working in Ireland today' Irish Times

PRAISE FOR PUNK ROCK (Lyric Belfast):

'* * * * ... brilliantly captures pent-up adolescent energy ... Selina Cartmell brings out the shifting power dynamics within the group of seven, and cranks up the tension' The Guardian
 
PRAISE FOR A TENDER THING (Project Arts, Dublin):

‘a terrifying, heart-stopping exploration of the meaning of love ... this is a breathtaking theatrical experience ... a soaringly tender thing' Sunday Independent

Gallery
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
PUNK ROCK
(2014)
Lyric Theatre BelfastBy Simon Stephens
Irish premiere
PORNOGRAPHY
(2014)
LAMDABy Simon Stephen
Third year graduation showcase production
A TENDER THING
(2014)
Siren Productions Dublin/Project Arts CentreBy Ben Power.
Irish premiere
BOLD GIRLS
(2013)
The LirBy Rona Munro
OVERRIDE
(2013)
Watford Palace TheatreBy Stacey Gregg
SOME EXPLICIT POLAROIDS
(2013)
LAMDABy Mark Ravenhill
Third year graduation showcase production
KING LEAR
(2013)
Abbey Theatre DublinThe play's first production at the Abbey in over 80 years
THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
(2012)
Unicorn Theatre LondonNew adaptation by Jemma Kennedy
THE BROKEN HEART
(2012)
Theatre For A New Audience New YorkOff-Broadway premiere and New York debut. Nominated for Lucille Lortel Award.
THE MAKING OF 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE
(2011)
Siren Productions Dublin/Project Arts Centre
THE LULU HOUSE
(2011)
Siren Productions DublinInternational Dublin Theatre Festival.
DEIRDRE
(2011)
Abbey Theatre DublinCommision to create a new version.
MOLLY SWEENEY
(2010)
Curve Theatre LeicesterUK Friel Festival
MEDEA
(2010)
Siren Productions Dublin/Absolut Dublin Fringe FestivalNew translation by Robin Robertson. World premiere. Nominated for 5 Irish Times Theatre Awards and won Best Director.
ONLY AN APPLE
(2009)
Abbey Theatre DublinBy Tom McIntyre
THE GIANT BLUE HAND
(2009)
Ark Theatre DublinBy Marina Carr. World premiere. Nominated for Best Production, Irish Times Theatre Award.
THE CORDELIA DREAM
(2009)
Royal Shakespeare Company at Wilton's Music HallBy Marina Carr. World premiere.
BIG LOVE
(2009)
Abbey Theatre DublinBy Chuck Mee. Irish premiere.
MACBETH
(2009)
Siren Productions DublinSite-specific
WOMAN AND SCARECROW
(2008)
Abbey Theatre DublinBy Marina Carr. Irish Premiere at Dublin Theatre Ferstival.
SWEENEY TODD
(2007)
Gate Theatre DublinBest Opera Production, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2007
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JUDAS
(2007)
National Theatre Studio LondonBy Frank McGuinness
FESTEN
(2007)
Gate Theatre DublinIrish premiere. Nominated for Best Production and Director at Irish Times Theatre Awards.
MY ROMANTIC HISTORY
(2006)
Royal Court Theatre LondonBy D.C. Jackson. Rehearsed Reading.
CATASTROPHE
(2006)
Gate Theatre Dublin/Barbican Theatre LondonNominated for Best Director, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2006
TITUS ANDRONICUS
(2005)
Siren Productions DublinNominated for 9 Irish Times Theatre Awards 2005, winner of 4 including Best Production and Best Director
HERE LIES
(2005)
Operating Theatre Dublin & ParisDevised. Filmed by cinematographer Christopher Doyle.
SHUTTER
(2004)
Siren Productions DublinDevised and choreographed
LA MUSICA
(2003)
Siren Productions DublinBy Marguerite Dumas. Best Production and Actress at Dublin Fringe Festival.
FANDO & LIS
(2003)
Siren Productions DublinBy Fernando Arrabal
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