Dublin Theatre Festival


Ioanna Anderson

Ioanna Anderson was born in Edinburgh and currently lives in Dublin.  She has an English degree and used to be an administrator.  Co-founded Greenlight Productions, who produced her first play, Describe Joe.  Describe Joe (dir. Neil Jack) was produced twice, once in January 2000, and again in September 2000 as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival, at Andrews Lane Studio.   It won the OZ Whitehead Award in 2000. Her second play Why I Hate The Circus (produced by Greenlight in association with the Civic Theatre) was produced at The Civic Theatre, Tallaght, in 2001.  Her third play Words of Advice For Young People was produced as part of the Rough Magic new writing SEEDS programme, directed by Philip Howard, at Project Theatre, Dublin in 2004.  Nightshift, a short play commissioned for The Gaiety School of Acting, was performed as part of their graduation show, in June 2004.  You Are Here was commissioned by Living Space Theatre (then Readco) and workshopped in 2006-2007.  Her next play  6 Acts Of Love, written with the assistance of an Arts Council bursary, will premiere at the Tron, Glasgow in September 2008.


You Are Here

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