Current Participants

FUEL assists artists in the development of new work over a nine month programme.

Our 2018 FUEL artists are:

Tara Breathnach

Tara Breathnach

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Tara Breathnach is a Galway-born actress and theatre maker who has worked extensively on stage and screen in both Irish and English and has recently moved towards creating her own work. Her FUEL project 'A Creature Uncommon', is a one-woman piece inspired by the 18th century Irish actress Peg Woffington who was noted in Dublin and London for her cross-dressing 'breeches roles', numerous lovers and green room rivalries.

Mags Keohane

Mags Keohane

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Mags Keohane is a director, theatre maker and producer who recently produced ‘Idlewild’ by Jimmy Murphy and ‘Spliced’ by Timmy Creed. During her FUEL residency, Mags will develop a show inspired by personal accounts from the Irish Rwandan Support Group 1994 - Ireland's first unarmed humanitarian mission.

Elaine Mears

Elaine Mears

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Elaine Mears is a theatre maker, visual artist, costume and set designer. As part of FUEL Elaine will further develop Una, a theatre production based on the late, great Una Taaffe, a local legend whose memory continues to intrigue and inspire long after her passing.

Sarah Jane Scott

Sarah-Jane Scott

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Sarah-Jane Scott is a playwright and actor from Tuam Co. Galway, recently nominated for The Bewley's Little Gem Award for her play Appropriate as part of Show in a Bag at Dublin Fringe Festival 2018. As part of FUEL, she will develop a new, dark comedy about friendships, emotional abuse and kleptomania.