Paula has been Artistic Director of Kabosh since August 2006. Since then she has directed the majority of the company’s output, and regularly speaks about the work and methodology at events and conferences.
Paula was the recipient of the Belfast Ambassador Award 2014 for her work in using the arts to tackle difficult social issues and the NITB NI Hero Award 2012 for her work in cultural tourism. She is a member of the Intercult pan-European Corners Project and a fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar Session 532 ‘Conflict Transformation through Culture: Peace-building and the Arts’.
Prior to Kabosh her many award-winning credits include: Artistic Director Lyric Theatre 2001-2006; Artistic Director of convictions, produced at Crumlin Road Courthouse by Tinderbox Theatre Company (winner ‘Best Production’ 2000 at the Irish Times/ESB Awards).