Drama Adjudicators Ireland

Tony McCleane-Fay

Tony McCleane-Fay

1a, South William Street, Wexford


M: 087 640 4187

Tony obtained a post-graduate degree in Performance Studies from Middlesex University in 1996 and an MA in Drama & Theatre Studies from UCC in 2004. He has been directing stage productions for approx. twenty years both in Ireland and the U.K. He was Technical Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Director of the Barnet Drama Centre and Manager of the Man in The Moon Theatre; all in London during the 1980’s and ‘90’s.

He was Stage Production Officer with Aberdeen District Council in Scotland, covering all the Council’s venues and Assistant Director of St. Stephen’s Theatre in Cardiff. He is currently Artistic Director of Bare Cheek Theatre Company and County Wexford Youth Theatre in Wexford and works as a Creative Associate with The Arts Council. Tony is a member of the Association of Theatre Directors, Ireland and is a Board Member of the National Association for Youth Drama and has just finished a two year engagement as Adjudicator for the Gilbert section of the Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS).

Recent directing credits include; Rate Me & Brainstorm - Wexford Arts Centre (2018/19), Revolt - Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin (2016), A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Cork Midsummer Festival (2016), Hamlet for Granary (2016), Missing - Wexford Arts Centre (2016), The Ballad of Charlie and Cate & The Liontamer by Ed Malone (2015), Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, The Elephant In The Room - devised (2014), Attempts On Her Life by Martin Crimp (2014), Desolate Heaven by Ailis NiRiain (Irish Premiere, 2014), The Real Inspector Hound / Cahoots MacBeth by Tom Stoppard (2013), Hamletmachine by Heiner Muller, UCC Drama & Theatre Studies 2nd Year production (2013), The Wonderful World of Dissocia by Anthony Neilson (2013), Cleansed by Sarah Kane (Irish Premiere, 2012), That Night Follows Day by Tim Etchells (Irish Premiere, 2013), Good Kids Drink Milk by Shaun Dunne, Fewer Emergencies by Martin Crimp, Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind (2011), Dog Days Are Over (Devised 2010), RENT by Jonathan Larson (2010), Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh (2009), Brilliant (Work-in-progress) (David Farrell, 2009), Shut Up & Listen To Me!, and Once A Catholic (Devised/O’Malley 2009), This Is A Chair by Caryl Churchill and Beaten by Ailis Ni Riain (2008). Disco Pigs by Enda Walsh (2007/8 Revival), Offending The Audience & Frank Pig Says Hello (Hanke / McCabe 2006/7), Conspiracy Theory & Fowl (Both devised for Cork 2005), Face To The Wall by Martin Crimp (2004 Irish Premiere), Innocence by Frank McGuinness (2004 Revival) 4:48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane (2003 Irish Premiere), A is for Everything by Caitlin Murphy (2002 World Premiere), Cabaret by Kander & Ebb (2001).

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