Abbey Talks Series: Meet the Makers: Annie Ryan, Andrew Bennett & Mark O'Halloran
A grand coalition of Corn Exchange memories, techniques and anecdotes make this podcast a rare recording gem. Mark O'Halloran leads artistic director & founder of The Corn Exchange, Annie Ryan, alongside collaborator, Andrew Bennett, in a conversation that captures twenty five years of their work, so far.Recorded on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at the Abbey Theatre.Interviewer: Mark O'HalloranEditor: Lisa FarrellySound operator: Conall Coleman02/2020 Broadcast 06/03/2020
Thursday 9 August 2012Few theatre companies have such an instantly recognisable physical aesthetic as Corn Exchange, and the stamp of their astonishing artistic director Annie Ryan is all over their work. Here, we chat about her early years working on such films as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” back in the States, her time training at NYU, what inspired her relocation to Ireland, the emergence of Corn Exchange, the importance of their trademark Commedia style and ongoing ensemble, and her ambitious plans for their forthcoming production of Dubliners. It’s episode 40 of the Rise Productions: Irish Theatre Podcast – Enjoy!
Corn Exchange AD and A Girl is a Half-formed Thing dir. Annie Ryan on route from NYU to Dublin
Off Book - a podcast by the Young Vic
Artistic Director of Corn Exchange and A Girl is a Half-formed Thing director, Annie Ryan joined us in March 2016 to discuss the incredibly powerful production of Eimear McBride's unflinching book. Annie also discusses how she ended up directing via acting courses at NYU and Trinity College, Dublin as well as how working in commedia has influenced the work she continues to produce.