Amy
Conroy

Playwright and writer for radio

Amy founded HotForTheatre and wrote their debut show I ♥ Alice ♥ I, which premiered in ABSOLUT Dublin Fringe Festival 2010, winning her the Fishamble NewWriting Award.

Her second show, Eternal Rising of the Sun, won the Best Female Performer Award when it premiered at ABSOLUT Dublin Fringe Festival 2012. Her performance as Gina Devine in Eternal Rising of the Sun earned her a nomination for Best Actress in the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011. 

Amy's show Break, produced by HotForTheatre in association with Dublin Fringe Festival, premiered at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2013. 

Amy also writes for radio; her play, Hold This, transmitted on RTE Radio1 in 2011.

She is currently under commission from the Abbey Theatre. 

CV

Theatre

Writer 

New Play. 

Abbey Theatre
Producer HotForTheatre / Galway International Arts Festival
Director Caitriona McLaughlin
Lyric Theatre

Children's play 

The Ark
Producer Hot For Theatre
Director Veronica Coburn
Starring
  • Clare Barrett
  • Elayne Harrington
  • Damian Kearney
  • New play set in a school staffroom
    Project Arts Centre, Dublin Fringe
    Producer Hot For Theatre
    Director Veronica Coburn
    Starring
  • Amy Conroy
  • Play about the redemptive power of dance
    ABSOLUT Fringe
    Producer Hot For Theatre
    Starring
  • Clare Barrett
  • Play about two women coming out

    ABSOLUT Fringe

    Television

    Writer 

    2 episodes of the Irish soap opera

    Element for TV3

    Radio

    Writer 

    Director Veronica Coburn
    Starring
  • Clare Barrett
  • Louis Lovett
  • Niamh McGrath
  • Radio play about a wedding

    Broadcaster RTE RADIO 1