Willie White on the joys and challenges of serving as the director of Dublin Theatre Festival

After eight years as director of Dublin Theatre Festival, Willie White admits it has not been without its challenges, but he is still delighted to be ‘making things with people’.

29th September, 2019
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Willie White, director of the Dublin Theatre Festival

Willie White was born and raised in Co Laois, but he talks like he has Dublin in his bones. As director of Dublin Theatre Festival for the last eight years, he believes the city itself plays a key role in shaping the annual event. The festival has been a highlight of the cultural calendar in the capital for more than 60 years, bringing some of the best international work to Irish audiences and launching the...

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