John has worked in professional theatre since 1988. After graduating from the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College, Dublin, he performed with Co-Motion Theatre Company and Graffiti Theatre-in-Education Company before returning to Sligo to form Blue Raincoat Theatre Company in 1991 with a number of other artists. He has acted in most of the company productions to date and has directed a number of plays for the company, including Krapp’s Last Tape, Rough for theatre II and Play by Samuel Beckett. He has also directed theatrical productions for County Sligo Youth Theatre, Bealtaine Festival and Cairde Festival and facilitated numerous workshops for Blue Raincoat in the areas of Movement, Text analysis and Stagecraft with Theatre students of Queen’s University Belfast, NUIG, IT Sligo Performing Arts & El Submarino, Madrid.
He is currently appearing in the Irish Times Theatre Award nominee Shackleton from Blue Raincoat Theatre Company.
Our own John Carty will be appearing this week in Blue Raincoat Theatre Company’s production of Shackletonin Project Arts Centre. The production has been nominated for 3 Irish Times Theatre Awards and will be running from 27th February to 11th March. You can book your tickets here.
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company has been nominated for a Judges Special Award for its imaginative restoration of the theatre of WB Yeats as part of its A Country Under Wave programme. Starring our very own Fiona McGeown, Nichola MacEvilly and John Carty. Best of luck guys!
ANU show Pals: the Irish at Gallipoli, which starred Shane Whisker is also up for Best production and Best Lighting Design!
Wishing the best of luck to all the nominees, from all at Frontline Actors