Paula McFetridge

Paula has been Artistic Director of Kabosh since August 2006. Founded in 1994, the company is committed to challenging the notion of what theatre is, where it takes place and who it is for.

Recent projects: a music & visual art installation to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire www.20belfast.com; premiere productions of Those you pass on the Street by Laurence McKeown, commissioned by Healing Through Remembering to look at Dealing with the Past; & Belfast by Moonlight by Carlo Gébler with original music by Neil Martin, in St George’s Church celebrating the 400th anniversary of the foundation of Belfast. She is a fellow of Session 532: ‘Peace-Building Through the Arts’ at Salzberg Global Seminar; and was awarded Belfast Ambassador 2014 for using theatre to tackle difficult social issues.

Co-Creation by Paula McFetridge:

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    Built to Contain

    Convicted persons tell tales of the untold in radio play developed with international artists. Through a series of meetings and workshops, stories were gathered to produce a unique 16 minute play exploring life in prison including daily routines, power systems, small acts of rebellion, communication with the world beyond the walls and imaginary escapism.

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