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Caroline Byrne

Director

Caroline is an Irish director working throughout the UK and Ireland. Her novel approach and characteristic innovation continuously produce groundbreaking pieces which span multiple genres. Her work has been described as fiercely intelligent, full of invention and visually stunning by critics.

Her work can be seen in the upcoming production of Portia Coughlan by Marina Carr at the Young Vic Theatre, starring Ruth Negga. For reviews and her portfolio visit carolinebyrne.info

Caroline has directed significant productions for Emma Rice’s inaugural season at Shakespeare’s Globe, for Graham McLaren’s first season at the Abbey Theatre and for Kwame Kwei-Armah’s opening season at The Young Vic. She has also directed at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Regents Park Theatre, Bush Theatre, RSC, Lyric Hammersmith, Bristol Old Vic, Birmingham Rep, and Gate Theatre where she was Associate Director.

 

Credits

THEATRE - DIRECTOR
Date: 2020
Production (role):
Portia Coughlan
Company:
Young Vic
Date: 2020
Production (role):
Faustus: That Damned Woman
Company:
Headlong/ Lyric Hammersmith/ UK Tour
Date: 2019
Production (role):
The Wheel
Company:
Milton Court Theatre
Date: 2019
Production (role):
Woman and Scarecrow
Company:
RADA
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Spring Awakening
Company:
Young Vic Theatre
Date: 2018
Production (role):
All's Well That Ends Well
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Katie Roche
Company:
National Theatre Ireland - Abbey, Dublin
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Oliver Twist
Company:
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Company:
Richard Burton Theatre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
The Taming of the Shrew
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Parallel Macbeth
Company:
Young Vic Theatre
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Macbeth
Company:
Chapter Arts Centre
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Old Vic New Voices Festival
Company:
Old Vic Theatre
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Electra
Company:
Caird Studio Cardiff
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Eclipsed
Company:
Gate Theatre
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Text Messages; Macbeth
Company:
Project Arts Dublin
Date: 2012
Production (role):
Shakespeare in a Suitcase
Company:
RSC
Project details:
Co-dir. Tim Crouch
THEATRE - ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Adler and Gibb
Company:
Royal Court Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Tim Crouch
Date: 2013 / 2014
Production (role):
Grounded
Company:
Gate/ Traverse Theatre/ Tour
Project details:
Dir. Chris Haydon
Date: 2013 / 2014
Production (role):
Wendy and Peter Pan
Company:
RSC
Project details:
Dir. Jonathan Mumby
Date: 2012
Production (role):
King Lear
Company:
YPS Royal Shakespeare Company
Project details:
Dir. Tim Crouch
ADDITIONAL WORK AND ASSOCIATIONS
Production (role):
Education Associate Practitioner
Company:
Royal Shakespeare Company
Date: 2014 - 2015
Production (role):
Associate Director
Company:
The Gate Theatre
Date: 2008 - 2011
Production (role):
Creative Projects Manager
Company:
Actors Professional Centre

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): Portia Coughlan
    Company: Young Vic
    Project details:
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): Faustus: That Damned Woman
    Company: Headlong/ Lyric Hammersmith/ UK Tour
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): The Wheel
    Company: Milton Court Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): Woman and Scarecrow
    Company: RADA
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Spring Awakening
    Company: Young Vic Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): All's Well That Ends Well
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Katie Roche
    Company: National Theatre Ireland - Abbey, Dublin
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Oliver Twist
    Company: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): The Two Gentlemen of Verona
    Company: Richard Burton Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): The Taming of the Shrew
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Parallel Macbeth
    Company: Young Vic Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Macbeth
    Company: Chapter Arts Centre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Old Vic New Voices Festival
    Company: Old Vic Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Electra
    Company: Caird Studio Cardiff
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Eclipsed
    Company: Gate Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Text Messages; Macbeth
    Company: Project Arts Dublin
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): Shakespeare in a Suitcase
    Company: RSC
    Project details: Co-dir. Tim Crouch
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Adler and Gibb
    Company: Royal Court Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Tim Crouch
  • Date: 2013 / 2014
    Production (role): Grounded
    Company: Gate/ Traverse Theatre/ Tour
    Project details: Dir. Chris Haydon
  • Date: 2013 / 2014
    Production (role): Wendy and Peter Pan
    Company: RSC
    Project details: Dir. Jonathan Mumby
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): King Lear
    Company: YPS Royal Shakespeare Company
    Project details: Dir. Tim Crouch
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date:
    Production (role): Education Associate Practitioner
    Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Date: 2014 - 2015
    Production (role): Associate Director
    Company: The Gate Theatre
  • Date: 2008 - 2011
    Production (role): Creative Projects Manager
    Company: Actors Professional Centre