GAVIN QUINN

Theatre Director, Ireland

Gavin Quinn is, with Aedín Cosgrove, co-founder and joint artistic director of Pan Pan. 

Selected credits and awards include; Endgame by Samuel Beckett (Project Arts Centre, Dublin 2019), The Sleepwalkers (A Pan Pan and Dublin Youth Theatre production), The Temple (Malthouse Melbourne), ELIZA’s Adventures in the Uncanny Valley (nominated for two Irish Times Theatre Awards) NŌ NŌ NŌ, The Tempest, Brave New World (Theater Bonn), The Importance of Nothing, The Seagull and Other Birds (NCAP Beijing and Dublin 2014), Embers by Samuel Beckett (Winner of Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh International Festival 2013) All That Fall by Samuel Beckett (Winner of Best Sound Design and Best Lighting Design, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011, Winner of Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh International Festival 2013) Georgetown Festival Penang. The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane (Winner of Best Production and Best Set Design Irish Times Theatre Awards 2010) MACBETH 7 (nominated for Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Production 2004) Quad by Samuel Beckett (Edinburgh International Festival), Crumb Trail (FFT Dusseldorf), Oedipus Loves You (Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, Ps122 New York, Sydney Festival)), The Playboy of the Western World (Beijing and Dublin, in Mandarin and with a Chinese cast, Irish Times Special Jury Award 2006), One – healing with Theatre (Digital Hub, Dublin), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Standoffish (Best Production, Advertiser, Adelaide 2000), Newcastlewest (Dublin Theatre Festival). 

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Outside of his work with Pan Pan, Quinn’s opera directing credits include Don Giovanni (Opera Theatre Company/ Dublin Theatre Festival), The Four – Note Opera, Carmen, Hamelin, The (little) Magic Flute (Opera Theatre Company), Cosí FanTutte (Opera Ireland) and The Abduction from the Seraglio (Hackney Empire).

He is currently involved in Cascando by Samuel Beckett at FFT Dusselorf in September 2020, the International Mentorship Programme with Kelly Copper of Nature Theatre Of Oklahoma in July and the Pan Pan Platform at Dublin Fringe, September.

Gavin Quinn and Pan Pan Theatre staged Samuel Beckett’s radio play All That Fall in George Town Festival 2016.

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GAVIN QUINN

Theatre Director, Ireland

Gavin Quinn is, with Aedín Cosgrove, co-founder and joint artistic director of Pan Pan. 

Selected credits and awards include; Endgame by Samuel Beckett (Project Arts Centre, Dublin 2019), The Sleepwalkers (A Pan Pan and Dublin Youth Theatre production), The Temple (Malthouse Melbourne), ELIZA’s Adventures in the Uncanny Valley (nominated for two Irish Times Theatre Awards) NŌ NŌ NŌ, The Tempest, Brave New World (Theater Bonn), The Importance of Nothing, The Seagull and Other Birds (NCAP Beijing and Dublin 2014), Embers by Samuel Beckett (Winner of Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh International Festival 2013) All That Fall by Samuel Beckett (Winner of Best Sound Design and Best Lighting Design, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011, Winner of Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh International Festival 2013) Georgetown Festival Penang. The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane (Winner of Best Production and Best Set Design Irish Times Theatre Awards 2010) MACBETH 7 (nominated for Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Production 2004) Quad by Samuel Beckett (Edinburgh International Festival), Crumb Trail (FFT Dusseldorf), Oedipus Loves You (Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, Ps122 New York, Sydney Festival)), The Playboy of the Western World (Beijing and Dublin, in Mandarin and with a Chinese cast, Irish Times Special Jury Award 2006), One – healing with Theatre (Digital Hub, Dublin), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Standoffish (Best Production, Advertiser, Adelaide 2000), Newcastlewest (Dublin Theatre Festival). 

Outside of his work with Pan Pan, Quinn’s opera directing credits include Don Giovanni (Opera Theatre Company/ Dublin Theatre Festival), The Four – Note Opera, Carmen, Hamelin, The (little) Magic Flute (Opera Theatre Company), Cosí FanTutte (Opera Ireland) and The Abduction from the Seraglio (Hackney Empire).

He is currently involved in Cascando by Samuel Beckett at FFT Dusselorf in September 2020, the International Mentorship Programme with Kelly Copper of Nature Theatre Of Oklahoma in July and the Pan Pan Platform at Dublin Fringe, September.

Gavin Quinn and Pan Pan Theatre staged Samuel Beckett’s radio play All That Fall in George Town Festival 2016.

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