Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Tuesday 10 September, 19:00
Conor Hanratty and Sophie Motley are exciting up-and-coming Irish Opera and Theatre Directors who will be joining the creative team at Wexford for the first time this year. Conor’s recent work includes the highly acclaimed FLÅTPÄCK with Ulysses Opera Theatre at the Absolute Fringe and the Opera Briefs with the Lir Academy and the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Sophie who will make her opera directing debut at Wexford, is the Director of Rough Magic Theatre Company and co-Artistic Director of WillFredd Theatre. Conor and Sophie will give the Friends ‘A Directors’ View’ of how to approach a shortwork ahead of their respective productions of Richard Wargo’s Losers and William Balfe’s The Sleeping Queen.