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As a theatre maker Louise makes site-specific and immersive art works within communities of space, place and interest. 

Since co-founding ANU in 2009, she has directed all of the company’s multi-award winning work to date, including The Party to End all Parties (Dublin Theatre Festival commission); Canaries (commissioned by Dublin Port); Faultline (Gate Theatre co-production for Dublin Theatre Festival); The Anvil (Manchester International Festival); The Lost O’Casey (Abbey Theatre, Dublin Theatre Festival – winner of three Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, including Best New Play); Torch, St. Helens UK (Arts Council England, ambition for excellence award); Hentown (Dublin City Council commission / Winner of Irish Times Irish Theatre Award)  These Rooms in collaboration with CoisCéim for London International Festival of Theatre, 14-18 NOW and Dublin Theatre Festival; Pals, in collaboration with the National Museum of Ireland; Angel Meadow (winner, Best Production and Best Ensemble Awards at Manchester Theatre Awards, nominated for Best Director Award, UK National Theatre Awards / HOME Manchester) and the multi-award winning Monto Cycle encompassing: Laundry, The Boys of Foley Street and World End’s Lane.

As a freelance Director work includes The Saviour (Landmark, Edinburgh International Festival, Cork Midsummer Festival, Test Dummy (Theatre Upstairs, Nominated Best New Play, Irish Times Theatre Awards),Deep (Cork Opera House), The End of the Road (Fishamble), Across the Lough (Performance Corporation), Secret City, Right Here Right Now, The Baths, Demeter Project: Cultural Olympiad Production all for (Prime Cut Productions).  TV and film includes Fair City (RTE), Hecatomb (commissioned by the Gate Theatre), Falling Out of Standing and HawksNest .