Grace Dyas

Grace Dyas
CTWIF

Writer

Grace is part of of THEATREclub. Grace is an activist, a writer, a director and an actor. She makes theatre, performance, film and large scale participation projects. Grace is interested in making work about equality and justice.

Her previous work includes; HEROIN, IT’S NOT OVER (co authored with Barry O’Connor) and THE GAME (co-authored with Gemma Collins and Lauren Larkin) Her work has toured nationally and internationally. Grace has won the Spirit of the Fringe Award, Fishamble New Writing Award, and been nominated twice for Best Director at The Irish Times Theatre Awards. Grace is a graduate of Common Purpose and Res&Ref at the Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels. She is currently on Bow St’s Programme for Screen Acting.

She is currently working on an installation piece around the campaign to repeal the eighth amendment co-authored with Emma Fraser, called NOT AT HOME, with THEATREclub she is working on Doireann Coady’s piece I’M NOT HERE,  a tv show in development with Blinder Films called ODDS about life in a city centre bookmakers co-authored with her brother Sean Dyas, another TV show called ‘YOUNG ONES’ looking at young working class women in Dublin and a film about an inner city activist in the 1980s Concerned Parents Movement starring Barry O’Connor  called ‘The Fall Guy’.