Theatre Studies: Fionn Woodhouse

Lecturer: Fionn Woodhouse
Department: Theatre, School of Film, Music and Theatre.

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Fionn Woodhouse joined UCC Department of Theatre in Sept 2014 coming from a practice background working in the fields of Educational and Youth Theatre. Fionn worked with Graffiti Theatre Company for 16 years developing outreach programmes across a range of areas including anti-bullying, school completion, communication, aspiration raising. Fionn is also an active Youth Theatre facilitator and mentor, setting up UCC Youth Theatre in 2017, and he sits on the board of Youth Theatre Ireland, the national organisation for Youth Theatre.

Fionn teaches and supports teaching delivery across a range of modules including Applied Drama and Theatre, Theatre Production, Introduction to Practice, Research Placement, Special Studies in Applied Theatre, Performance Technologies, etc. Fionn likes to create active, engaged teaching spaces in which students can immerse themselves in embodied learning.

Fionn’s current Research interests include Performative Arts Pedagogy, participation in, and impact of, Performative Arts with a focus on youth participation, facilitator/teacher training in a schools/curriculum context, and impact of performative training in learning spaces.


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