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Róisín is the current Artistic Director of The Gate Theatre in Dublin. She was the joint Artistic Director of Clean Break theatre company from 2018-2022.

Awards and Nominations

List Of Productions

2023

DIXON AND DAUGHTERS | National Theatre

2022

THE TAXIDERMIST'S DAUGHTER | Chichester Festival Theatre

2019

THE SNAPPER | Revival | Gate Theatre, Dublin

2018

THE SNAPPER | Gate Theatre, Dublin

2015

JOANNE | Soho Theatre Upstairs

2014

AFTERPLAY | Sheffield Crucible Studio

HEARTBREAK HOUSE | Abbey Theatre

VILLA & DISCURSO | Prime Cut Productions, MAC Belfast

PREVIOUS THEATRE

IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR by Ostrovsky | Sherman Cymru

BEFORE IT RAINS by Katherine Chandler | Winner of Wales Drama Award | Bristol Old Vic/Sherman Cymru

PETER PAN | Sherman Cymru

THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES by Alan Evans | Sherman Cymru

THE GET TOGETHER | Sherman Cymru

SIXTY-SIX BOOKS | Bush Theatre

YELLOW MOON | Rustaveli Theater of Georgia

YERMA | West Yorkshire Playhouse

PERVE | Peacock, Abbey Theatre Dublin

NOVECENTO | Donmar Warehouse season at Trafalgar Studios

NO ESCAPE | Peacock, Abbey Theatre Dublin

CITYSCAPE (STATION and PATROLOPHOBIA) | Sherman Cymru

FUGITIVE KIND | Donmar Warehouse | Reading

THE FAIRER SEX | Abbey Theatre

NEW WRITING PROJECT | Angle Theatre at Hackney Empire

NEW CONNECTIONS DIRECTOR | National Theatre

THE WAKE | Royal Academy of Dramtic Art

INPARENTHESIS | One of the winners of THE METAMORPHOSIS project | Churchill Theatre, Bromley with ATG.

CRESTFALL by Mark O’Rowe | Theatre 503

ROBERTO ZUCCO by Bernard-Marie Koltes | LAMDA

SLEEPING BEAUTY by Rufus Norris | Helix Theatre, Dublin

THE FIELD by John B Keane | Tricycle Theatre

WHEREABOUTS | Fishamble Theatre Co

TEJAS VERDES by Fermín Cabal | b*spoke theatre – Project Dublin

A THOUSAND YARDS by Abi Zakarian | Southwark Playhouse

REFERENCES TO SALVADOR DALÍ MAKE ME HOT by José Rivera | Evening Standard ‘Must See Fringe’ | Arcola Theatre

GOMPERS by Adam Rapp | Time Out Review of the week and Critics’ Choice | Arcola Theatre

GIANTS HAVE US IN THEIR BOOKS by José Rivera | Nominated Best Production, Dublin Fringe Festival | International Studio Dublin

SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY by José Rivera | Nominated sexiest show, Dublin Fringe Festival | Cube @ Project Dublin

A IS FOR AXE by Mike McCormack | Irish National Tour

AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

SMALLER | Resident Director | dir. Kathy Burke | Phil McIntyre Productions with Dawn French and Alison Moyet on UK tour / West End

SHOOT THE CROW | Staff Director |dir. Robert Delamere | West End

FUDDY MEERS by David Lindsey-Abaire | Staff Director | dir. Angus Jackson | Scamp productions (Arts Theatre)

THE QUARE FELLOW |Staff Director | dir. Kathy Burke | Oxford Stage Company tour

AS RESIDENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR AT THE DONMAR WAREHOUSE

AFTER MISS JULIE by Patrick Marber | Dir. Michael Grandage

HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM by John Osborne | Dir. Robin Lefevre

PACIFIC OVERTURES by Stephen Sondheim | Dir. Gary Griffin

CALIGULA by Albert Camus | Dir. Michael Grandage

ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST by Dario Fo | Dir. Robert Delamere

WORKSHOPS

Readings and workshops directed include Director’s Week at the National Theatre Studio; National Studio Writer’s Development project (American writer’s residency); Soho Theatre Writer’s Development project and showcase (Launchpad); The Actors Centre; Reading The Decades at the Abbey Theatre Dublin; and the Donmar American writer’s residency

EDUCATION

Róisín has an MA (hons) Drama and Spanish from Trinity College, Dublin (1996-2000) and received a full scholarship to complete year three at the University of California, San Diego (98-99). She also speaks fluent Spanish and intermediate French and Gaelic.