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Galway International Arts Festival – Producer

Founded in 1978 Galway International Arts Festival is a major cultural organisation, which produces one of Europe’s leading international arts festivals; develops and produces new work that tours nationally and internationally; and presents a major discussion platform, First Thought Talks. The Festival takes place each July in Galway, Ireland with an annual attendance of 260,000. The 43rd Galway International Arts Festival takes place from 13-26 July 2020. Select tours of GIAF productions include Rooms by Enda Walsh to London’s Barbican and the Irish Arts Centre, New York; Woyzeck in Winter by Conall Morrison and Stephen Clark (co-produced with Landmark Productions) played the Barbican and Dublin Theatre Festival; Misterman and Ballyturk by Enda Walsh toured to the National Theatre, London and along with Walsh’s Arlington (all co-produced with Landmark Productions) have all played at St. Ann’s Warehouse, New York. Olwen Fouéré’s riverun (GIAF/TheEmergencyRoom) played BAM, New York; Kennedy Centre, Washington; National Theatre, London and the Sydney Theatre Company. GIAF’s Chief Executive is John Crumlish and its Artistic Director is Paul Fahy.