Yvonne Coughlan, MA Theatre and Drama studies, UCC, is from Kinsale, Co. Cork. A writer, director, producer and performer, she founded her company RSVP (Red Sandstone Varied Productions) in November 2006, and has co-created many arts participatory projects in short film and theatre, site specific theatre projects and community arts projects, since that time. Work has also been performed in Scotland, Australia and Greece. Though her heart lies with the artistic direction of the actor on screen or stage, she is also the producer of music video, short film, advertising shorts, musical theatre, and a variety of events with various companies, as well as working as a casting director. Yvonne is also the presenter of a radio arts show entitled Irish heArts on the digital Cork based station Irish Radio International; she is the Cork South West co-ordinator for the National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA); she is a member of the board of directors for Firkin Crane, the home of dance theatre, Cork; and she is production manager with VisitorFlix, Ireland's first online tourist destination video guide. www.rsvpireland.webs.com
Name: Yvonne Coughlan
Lives in: Cork, Ireland
Company: RSVP (Red Sandstone Varied Productions)
Occupation: Director, Playwright, Host/presenter, Theatrical Producer, Line Producer, Singer, Actor, Production Manager and Unit Production Manager
Unique traits: Ability to see the big picture and roll with the changes and challenges. Limitless love of life, friendly, and open.
Masters Theatre and Drama
Bachelor of Arts-English and Computer Science
Certificate Humanities, Science and Society
University College Cork, Ireland.
Greenwich University, London, UK.