Nicola Murphy

Course Information

Course Name:

MFA Theatre Directing

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Productions at The Lir Academy

The Events by David GreigDirector
Silence is RequestedAssistant DirectorLouise Lowe

Previous Experience

Nicola’s previous Directing credits include, a sold out run of RENT at The Edinburgh Fringe 2015,The World Premiere of Beef by Michael Musi, at The Box Theatre in Toronto, the short film FLOAT (Co-Directed), & Alone With Friends at Holiday House NYC. Assistant Directing credits include working with Shirley Knight on Sir.Peter Shaffer’s Five Finger Exercise celebration reading at The Players Club NYC , Trans-Euro Express at The Irish Arts Center, and an assistantship placement with Neal Street Productions on the hit UK Show Call The Midwife ( BBC & PBS ).  Nicola was selected to participate in Director’s Lab North 2014 in Toronto, Canada, & Director’s Lab Chicago in 2016.
She also works as an Actor and Producer, and is a Co-Founder of On The Quays, a New York based international production company who recently associate produced The Last Days Of Cleopatra at The New Theatre, Dublin.