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The West Awakes | November 2011

About Kabosh

Kabosh is committed to challenging the notion of what theatre is and where it takes place. The company aims to reinvent the ways in which stories are told, commissioning new writing and devising work for site-specific environments and installation.

What We Do

  • Kabosh creates exciting theatre in different types of locations
  • Kabosh creates the best environment for performance as well as cultivating original work in radical partnerships with other arts practitioners.
  • Kabosh creates engaging narrative using local stories and histories to create plays that chart the way Northern Ireland is evolving
  • Kabosh is committed to providing quality stimulating, entertainment for everybody living in and visiting Northern Ireland
  • Kabosh believes in the politics of theatre to transform lives
  • Kabosh animates public spaces
  • Kabosh initiates projects using artists from a wide range of genres
  • Kabosh is committed to the development of arts & culture within Northern Ireland and promoting its worth both nationally and internationally
  • Kabosh is committed to producing cultural tourism product
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Kabosh Board Membership

Chair: Richard Ross, 2013 to present

Vice Chair and Treasurer: Joan Ballantine, 2013 to present

Secretary: Mary Jordan, 2004 to present

Board Members:

Orla McKeagney, 2007 to present

David McCullough, 2012 to present

Rosemary Lightbody, 2016 to present

Laura Dowie, 2016 to present

Peter Weil, 2016 to present

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Meet the Team

Paula McFetridge (Artistic Director)

Paula McFetridge (Artistic Director)

Paula has been Artistic Director of Kabosh since August 2006, and has directed a number of premiere productions.

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Zoe Fox (General Manager)

Zoe Fox (General Manager)

Zoe joined Kabosh in September 2013 as General Manager, overseeing the finance, business management and administration of the company.

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Dominic Montague (Project Facilitator)

Dominic Montague (Creative Facilitator)

Dominic joined Kabosh in February 2015 as Project Facilitator, Dominic oversees the company's communications and community engagement.

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Edel Murphy (General Manager Maternity Cover 2017)

Edel Murphy (General Manager Maternity Cover 2017)

Edel joined the team in April 2017 as General Manager (Maternity Cover)

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