Aoife Spillane-Hinks | Director

Director

Aoife Spillane-Hinks

Biography

Aoife Spillane-Hinks is a director who works in Ireland and the United States. She is the co-founder of Then This Theatre and an associate artist with PICT Classic Theatre. Her American credits include Sharon’s Grave, Waiting for Godot, and Our Class (PICT Classic Theatre, Pittsburgh) and her Irish credits include It’s Not About Love (Making Strange Theatre/Dublin Fringe); Spotless (Rise Productions/Then This Theatre); So Where Do We Begin? (Sugar Coat Theatre); Holy Mary by Eoin Colfer (Breda Cashe Productions); Collected Stories and The Yellow Wallpaper (Then This Theatre); Pilgrim (The Gonzo Theatre/Edinburgh Fringe); The Motherfucker with the Hat (ORion Productions); Run/Don’t Run (Project Arts Centre/National Tour); Serious Money (Rough Magic); Hamlet (Second Age); Boston Marriage (Gate Theatre/Dublin Theatre Festival). Aoife has curated and directed events for the Abbey Theatre Community and Education Department, for the International Literature Festival Dublin, and for the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She trained as a director on the Rough Magic SEEDS programme. She holds a BA in Folklore and Mythology from Harvard University and an MA in Drama and Theatre Studies from NUI Galway. She currently teaches at the Lir Academy. She is the co-founder of Then This Theatre and an associate artist with axis Ballymun and with PICT Classic Theatre. She makes her INO debut as a director in Amanda Feery’s A Thing I Cannot Name.

June 2021