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Selina Cartmell is Artistic Director of award winning company, Siren Productions. In 2006/7 Selina was chosen as a Protégé in the third cycle of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, an international philanthropic programme that pairs rising young artists with master artists for a year of mentoring. Selina’s mentor was world-renowned director and designer Julie Taymor. She was also a finalist in the Opera Europa / Camerata Nuova Europaische Opernregie-Preis (International Directors Opera Award Wiesbaden, Germany). Selina holds an MA (Distinction) from Central School of Speech & Drama in Advanced Theatre Practice in Directing and a First Class MA in History of Art and Drama from Trinity College Dublin and Glasgow University.


Job Title Venue
Director Gate Theatre/Amharclann an Gheata


Job Title Company
Artistic Director Siren Productions
Director Gate Theatre


Play Title Playwright
Here Lies Selina Cartmell Olwen Fouéré


Play Title Playwright
Here Lies Selina Cartmell Olwen Fouéré
Written by Olwen Fouéré and Selina Cartmell in collaboration with the company.
Medea Robin Robertson Euripides
A new version of the tragedy by Euripides.
Only an Apple Tom MacIntyre
Commissioned by the Abbey Theatre.
Override Stacey Gregg
Devised by Selina Cartmell in collaboration with the company.
The Cordelia Dream Marina Carr
The Giant Blue Hand Marina Carr
The Red Shoes Nancy Harris Hans Christian Andersen
Three Sisters Lucy Caldwell Anton Chekhov
Adapted from a literal translation by Helen Rappaport.