Clare Murphy

Artist - Clare Murphy

Since 2006 Clare Muireann Murphy has told stories all over the world including The Globe & National Theatres London, Open Eye Theatre Minneapolis, and Fabula Festival Sweden.

Her work ranges from political folklore to quantum physics-meets-mythology to Irish Myths and Legends.  She has had the honour of performing for President Mary Robinson of Ireland, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the writers at the Royal Shakespeare Company.  She has worked outside of the world of performance teaching all kinds of people from scientists to veterans.

Her festivals include Cape Clear Festival Ireland, Beyond the Border Wales, National Storytelling Festival Jonesborough USA, Alden Biesen Storytelling Festival Belgium and many others.

“masterly storytelling  – all delivered at a pace which meant there was never a dull moment”.

                                                            Culture Whisper

“Clare Muireann Murphy’s beautiful lilting Irish voice was in stark contrast to the darkly humorous stories she told us, and she her first-rate comic physicality only served to enhance her storytelling.”                                          Everything Theatre

Supported by

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Beyond the Border Partners - Foyle Foundation
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