Wil­lie White, artis­tic di­rec­tor

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Wil­lie White is artis­tic di­rec­tor of Dublin Theatre Fes­ti­val, the 60th an­niver­sary of which runs from Septem­ber 28 to Oc­to­ber 15. He is orig­i­nally from Abbeyleix, Co Laois, and stud­ied English at UCD and theatre at Trin­ity Col­lege. He was a founder mem­ber of Loose Canon Theatre Com­pany in the 1990s, be­fore go­ing on to work at RTE for four years, fol­lowed by nearly a decade at the helm of Project Arts Cen­tre. He has been artis­tic di­rec­tor of Dublin Theatre Fes­ti­val since 2011. He is mar­ried to Gilly, whom he met in UCD Dram­soc, and they live with their three chil­dren in Phib­s­boro.

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