• Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Tim Mascall designs INVINCIBLE at the St James Theatre
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MEDEA at the National Theatre
  • James Turner designs THE HACKNEY VOLPONE at Rose Lipman Building
  • Catch Uriel Emil in THE HONOURABLE WOMAN at 9pm on BB2
  • Read THE ICEBERG a beautiful memoir by Marion Coutts, out in hardback
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Donmar
  • Catch Genevieve O'Reilly in THE HONOURABLE WOMAN at 9pm on BBC2
  • See DAYTONA in the West End's Haymarket Theatre from 28th June .......
  • Ellan Parry designs THE NIGHTMARES OF CARLOS FUENTES at Arcola Theatre
  • Read Harry Sidebottom's IRON AND RUST, out now in hardback
  • Rhys Jarman designs HOLES at the Arcola Theatre
  • OUTINGS by Thomas Hescott & Matthew Baldwin at Edinburgh Festival
  • Catch Katherine Parkinson in THE HONOURABLE WOMAN at 9pm on BBC2
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Catch PAXO at the Pleasance London prior to Edinburgh 14 & 15 August
  • Read Michael Simkins' THE RULES OF ACTING, out now in paperback
  • James Perkins designs MOCK TUDOR at the Pleasance (Edinburgh)
  • Read Joanna Trollope's BALANCING ACT, out now in hardback
  • Read Justin Cartwright's LION HEART, out now in paperback
  • Catch Tom Bateman in THE HONOURABLE WOMAN at 9pm on BB2
  • Read Chris Bryant's PARLIAMENT: THE BIOGRAPHY, out now in hardback

Client details

Selina Cartmell

Selina Cartmell

Director

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Dan Usztan
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About

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 A TENDER THING:

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

'ingenious reworking ... beautiful and impressive staging' The Irish Times




 

Gallery
In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
PUNK ROCK
(2014)
Lyric Theatre BelfastBy Simon Stephens
Irish premiere
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
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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