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Women in Theatre and Film

Olwen Fouéré
September 19, 2023
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Barnett Center Collaboratory, 1813 N High St

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2023-09-19 16:00:00 2023-09-19 17:30:00 Women in Theatre and Film Guest artist, Irish actor Olwen Fouéré, will participate in panel discussion on Women in Theatre and Film. Department Chair E.J. Westlake will moderate. Other members of the panel include Professor Mandy Fox, Associate Professor Vera Brunner-Sung, Aviva Neff (PhD, '21), and doctoral candidate Ashley Dunn. Olwen Fouéré is an actor and creative artist who works internationally in English and in French. Her acclaimed adaptation and performance of the voice of the river in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake – riverrun - toured internationally, receiving many awards including the Edinburgh Herald Archangel Award 2014, The Stage Award and the Irish Times Special Tribute Award 2013.   Olwen has been at the vanguard of contemporary theatre in Ireland and internationally for nearly four decades. Her work spans theatre, performance art, dance and film and television. Olwen’s recent stage work includes the title role in Marina Carr’s iGirl (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), the role of 3 in Ballyturk written and directed by Enda Walsh (Abbey Theatre, Dublin and St Ann’s Warehouse, New York 2018), Unwoman III by The Rabble (Dublin 2018 and Melbourne, Australia 2019), and Mother in Yaél Farber’s acclaimed 2019 production of Blood Wedding at the Young Vic I London.  Free and open to the public. Barnett Center Collaboratory, 1813 N High St Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public

Guest artist, Irish actor Olwen Fouéré, will participate in panel discussion on Women in Theatre and Film. Department Chair E.J. Westlake will moderate. Other members of the panel include Professor Mandy Fox, Associate Professor Vera Brunner-Sung, Aviva Neff (PhD, '21), and doctoral candidate Ashley Dunn.

Olwen Fouéré is an actor and creative artist who works internationally in English and in French. Her acclaimed adaptation and performance of the voice of the river in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake – riverrun - toured internationally, receiving many awards including the Edinburgh Herald Archangel Award 2014, The Stage Award and the Irish Times Special Tribute Award 2013.  

Olwen has been at the vanguard of contemporary theatre in Ireland and internationally for nearly four decades. Her work spans theatre, performance art, dance and film and television. Olwen’s recent stage work includes the title role in Marina Carr’s iGirl (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), the role of 3 in Ballyturk written and directed by Enda Walsh (Abbey Theatre, Dublin and St Ann’s Warehouse, New York 2018), Unwoman III by The Rabble (Dublin 2018 and Melbourne, Australia 2019), and Mother in Yaél Farber’s acclaimed 2019 production of Blood Wedding at the Young Vic I London. 

Free and open to the public.