Clare McMahon


Course Information


Course Name:

MFA Playwriting

Year of Graduation:

2018

Previous Experience


Clare trained as an actor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She has worked predominantly as an actor across the UK and Ireland. Her first short play ‘Slow’ was held at the Bush Theatre London as a rehearsed reading. In 2017 Clare’s debut sell out play, ‘Shakespeare’s Women’ was produced by Commedia of Errors Theatre Company, at The Lyric Theatre Belfast before touring NI. Clare also co-wrote children’s play ‘The Very Special Letter’ for the Stendhal Festival of Art. Clare was recently awarded an Individual Artist Award from Arts Council NI. Clare’s new play,  ‘Women Troubles’, a female comedy focusing on growing up sold-out its run at The Barracks Belfast.