Annabelle Comyn / Director
Annabelle is an award-winning Irish freelance theatre director, artistic director of Hatch Theatre Company and Course Director at The Lir, National Academy of Dramatic Arts, Ireland.
She has been working as a theatre director for 25 years and in recent years has established herself as one of Ireland’s leading theatre directors. She has directed work for the Abbey, Druid, the Gate, Landmark Productions, Dublin Theatre Festival and the Lyric Theatre, Belfast among others.
Plays include Evening Train (Everyman, Cork); Asking for It (Landmark Productions and the Everyman); Look Back in Anger (Gate, Dublin); Dubliners; Counterparts and The Boarding House (OTC and Wexford Opera Festival); Crestfall, Helen and I (Druid); The Wake, Hedda Gabler, Major Barbara, The House (Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Director), Pygmalion, A Number, Blue/Orange (Abbey Theatre); Dancing at Lughnasa (Lyric Theatre, Belfast and DTF); Contractions, The Sit (Bewley’s Café Theatre); The Vortex (Gate Theatre) and The Talk of The Town (a Hatch Theatre co-production with Landmark Productions and Dublin Theatre Festival), Love and Money, Further Than the Furthest Thing, Cruel and Tender, Pyrenees, Blood and The Country (Hatch Theatre Company).