Róisín O’Brien

Róisín O’Brien is a choreographer, writer and producer. Her expertise lies at the intersections of contemporary dance, ballet, as well as physical and visual theatre and collaborations with live music. Since starting to independently make work in 2016, her choreographic credits have included: Hidden Door Festival commissions (2022 & 2023), Resolution, DanceLive and various venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She was part of the inaugural L20 programme, an artist attachment programme with The Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh.

Róisín writes for numerous publications, including The Guardian, Springback Magazine, Fjord Review, and The Skinny, and collaborates with dance artists and companies on show programmes. She is a Springback Academy graduate. She has worked as a producer for DanceLive and MANIPULATE festivals and as an independent producer for artists/musicians duo Long Green Jaws. She is also a qualified yoga instructor.


Image by Mihaela Bodlovic