In full flight: behind the scenes at Ireland's Lir Academy
Director Loughlin Deegan says the academy is looking forward to a long run
I’m standing in a windowless corridor, looking through the glass pane of a door. The young man inside seems not to notice us peering in. Arms crossed in the small, cave-like space, he sits alone behind a desk, reciting lines. One door down, in a larger rehearsal room, students have gathered in a huddle to play out a script. Three playwrights-in-training occupy another room around the corner, listening intently to their tutor, Graham Whybrow, the...
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