Olwen Fouéré: Guest Artist Residency -

October 27, 2010

U.Va. Drama welcomes, as part of the RecentWorks Series
Olwen Fouéré
Guest Artist Residency
October 27-28, 2010


The Irish actress who originated to leading role of Hester Swane in By the Bog of Cats at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland will visit the U.Va. Drama Department and participate in master classes, class discussions as well as the symposium and post-show discussion listed below.

Symposium: “Encountering the Other: The Irish Traveller”
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
4 pm • Helms Theatre
Wine and Hors d ‘Oeuvres Reception to follow
Tickets are free and available through the U.Va. Arts Box Office, www.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu
Participants: Marc Conner, Professor of English, Modern Irish Literature, Washington and Lee University; Olwen Fouéré, Irish actress; Peadar Little, native Irish language speaker and teacher; Victor Luftig, Associate Professor, Irish Literature, U.Va. Department of English
Moderator: Kate Burke, Associate Professor, Voice and Speech, U.Va. Department of Drama

Post-Show Discussion
with Olwen Fouéré, director Marianna Kubik and cast members


Thursday, October 28, 2010
Following the 8pm performance of
By the Bog of Cats
Helms Theatre


The RecentWorks Series is supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts and the Provost’s Arts Enhancement Fund.