Allie Whelan is a theatre maker & artist from Newbridge, Co.Kildare currently based in Dublin. She holds a BA in Drama & Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin.
Allie is currently developing a piece of theatre about the changing nightlife culture in Kildare alongside Emma Finegan, Jennifer Aust and Lisa Nally as part of their Momentum Award residency at The Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge.
She has previously directed plays in The Samuel Beckett Theatre and Smock Alley in Dublin, The Granary Theatre in Cork, and the Riverbank Arts Centre in Kildare. She has performed in The Moat, Naas, The Lyric Theatre in Belfast and Rothes Halls Theatre in Scotland.
Allie has worked as a festival curator with the Abbey Theatre on the Young Curators programme and during her time at Trinity College, was the Festivals & Workshops Co-ordinator of DU Players.
Allie also works in the areas of photography, film and visual arts. Examples of her work can be found on this website.
Allie is open to work in all creative areas. Be sure to have a browse of this site to see examples of her work!
MOMENTUM AWARD RECIPIENT - RIVERBANK ARTS CENTRE
Allie Whelan, Emma Finegan, Lisa Nally & Jennifer Aust.
"We aim to use our residency at Riverbank Arts Centre to create a piece of documentary theatre that investigates the changing nightlife culture in Ireland – the stories your mammy tells you about, and the stories you’d never tell your mammy."
AÐ LEGGJA HÖFUÐIÐ Í BLEYTI
Allie's collection of photographs "Að Leggja Höfuðið í Bleyti" are featured in the ALL KINDS online exhibition of works produced during lockdown. All profits from the ALL KINDS art book publication go to MASI.
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