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Adjudicators

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Geoff O'Keeffe

Geoff O'Keeffe

Beltichbourne, Drogheda, Co. Louth

M: 353 (0)87 9936307

E: okeeffeg@hotmail.com

Since beginning his adjudicating career in 2009, Geoff has adjudicated one act and full-length festivals all over the country.

Credits as a Director include, The Twits, Fantastic Mr Fox and James And The Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Othello and Macbeth by William Shakespeare. God Of Carnage, Frank Pig Says Hello, Talk To Me Like The Rain And Let Me Listen, Sharon's Grave and A Christmas Carol for Mill Productions. Cock by Mike Bartlett for Blue Heart Theatre Company at The New Theatre. The Astonished Heart for Behind The Moon Productions. At The Black Pig's Dyke for Cavan Culture Theatre Project and Lost Weekend by Gillian Grattan at Axis Theatre, Ballymun. He has written and directed eight hugely successful plays for young audiences.

Credits as an actor include The Playboy of The Western World at The Mill Theatre, My Second Self for No Tears Productions at Players Theatre, Trinity; Aul'Divina and Me/I for Biscuits for Breakfast Productions, Dinner for One, for Offaly Drama Project, Birr Theatre and Arts Centre; The Highest House on the Mountain for Tavistock Arts Theatre Company at Smock Alley Theatre; Billy Redden for IYT at The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, 2010, where he received the Michael Mc Liammoir Award for Best Male Actor; SPARC Productions’ A Whistle in the Dark and Hayfever for Shift Theatre Company.

He has worked for TV, radio and film and regularly facilitates workshops for groups around the country. He holds an MA in Theatre Studies from DCU.

Recent engagements include: The All Ireland One Act Finals, Roscommon Arts Centre, 2013. The All Ireland Confined Finals, Claremorris, 2014, The RTE All Ireland Drama Festival Finals, Athlone, 2017, All Ireland One Act Drama Finals, Glor Theatre, Ennis, 2021.

Future engagements include: Dundrum and Kiltimagh One Act Drama Festival 2022. All Ireland Confined Finals, Glenamaddy, 2023. Kilmuckridge and Shercock Drama Festivals, 2024, Wexford and Newry Drama Festival, 2025, Mountmellick and Tipperary Drama Festival, 2026, Roscommon and Mid Ulster Drama Festival 2027, Enniskillen Drama Festival, 2028

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