Des Kennedy

DIRECTOR

Des trained with Rough Magic Theatre Company (SEEDS programme) and on the National Theatre Director’s Course. He was Associate Director at Out of Joint between 2010-2012.

AWARDS

BELFAST FESTIVAL AWARDS

GOD’S COUNTY – Audience Choice Award for Best Production (2011)

BUSH DIRECTING AWARD

THE LARAMIE PROJECT – National Student Drama Festival (2004)

PRODUCTIONVENUE/PRODUCERYEARNOTES

Splendid Isolation: The Girl in the Window

Lyric Theatre Belfast / BBC

2020

Short film

Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildSan Francisco2020International Associate Director
Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildHamburg2019International Associate Director
Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildMelbourne2019International Associate Director
Breakfast on PlutoGalway International Festival2019Work in progress performance
Good VibrationsLyric Theatre, Belfast2018
The Glass Menagerie2018Associate Director
Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildPalace Theatre, West End2016Associate Director
The Nether2015Associate Director
Party LinesArdent Theatre, Westminster Reference Library2015
Gulliver's TravelsYMT2015
Teenage Kicks - A Punk Musical Millenium Forum, Derry City of Culture2013
Vernon God LittleBrian Friel Theatre, Belfast2013
Seven Jewish ChildrenBrian Friel Theatre, Belfast2013
OnceDublin & West End2012 & 2013Associate Director
Our Country's GoodOut of Joint2012Associate Director
White Star of the NorthLyric Theatre, Belfast2012
Top GirlsOut of Joint2012Associate Director
How The World BeganOut of Joint2011
God's CountyTinderbox Theatre Company2011
Bang Bang BangOut of Joint2011Associate Director
A Dish of Tea with Dr JohnsonOut of Joint2011Associate Director
The Prophet of MontoFlea Theatre, New York2010
Between Life & Nowhere3LD, New York for Old Vic New Voices Arden Project 2010
SafetyArcola Theatre
Johnny Mister + The StitchMead Theatre Lab, Washington2010
The Great Ramshackle HeartPublic Theater, New York for Old Vic New Voices2009
Dying CityProject Arts Centre, Dublin2009
Salaam Mr BushRoyal Court Theatre2009Rehearsed Reading
Woman and the ScarecrowSolas Nuna Theatre Company, Washington DC2009
Scenes from the Bigger PictureSolas Nuna Theatre Company, Washington DC2007
The Last Days of Judas IscariotBrian Friel Theatre, Belfast2007

TV & FILM CREDITS

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DANCE CREDITS

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OPERA CREDITS

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