Lir Academy Training
  • MFA Theatre Directing - 2022
Other Experience

Ursula McGinn is a theatre-maker; working between Kildare and Dublin. She works as a director, facilitator and stage manager, producing theatre for all ages.

Ursula is Co-Artistic Director of Bombinate Theatre, an award-winning theatre company, creating plays and workshops for families and young audiences, most notably "Half Light" and "Susie and the Story Shredder".

Ursula's recent directing credits include “Hunt” (Playacting Youth Theatre, The Lyric Belfast as part of NT Connections 2022), "Goodnight Egg" (Bombinate Theatre, DCC Tour 2022, digital release 2021), "The Windstealers" (Dublin Youth Theatre, 2021) and "What You Will" (Carlow Youth Theatre, VISUAL Carlow, 2019).

Her recent assistant directing credits include: “The River” (Cathal Cleary, The Lir Academy), ("Rescue Annie" (Lauren Shannon Jones & Eoghan Carrick, Dublin Fringe Festival 2021), "Before You Say Anything" (MALAPROP, Dublin Fringe Festival 2020) and BlackCatfishMusketeer (MALAPROP, Touring Director, Inside-Out, Beijing, The Lyric Belfast 2019), "Susie and the Story Shredder" (Bombinate Theatre, National Tour 2019, Dublin Fringe 2018).

Her associate directing credits include: "Susie and the Story Shredder" (Fringe 2018, National Tour 2019), "Infinity" (Vaults Festival 2019, winner of the First Fortnight Award at Dublin Fringe 2018) and "Summertime" (Murmuration, Dublin Fringe Festival 2018).

Ursula graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2017 with a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies.

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