Martin O'Connor


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Martin O'Connor

Martin O'Connor is a performer, writer and theatre maker from Glasgow. 

Martin O'Connor creates text based performance, participation projects and spoken word. His solo work includes Building a Nation (Glasgow Life), The Mark of the Beast (Platform), Theology  (The Arches), Reality  (The Tron), and Inner Circle (Glasgow Subway Festival). 

Other writing and directing credits include Turntable (with MJ McCarthy and Red Bridge Arts), editor of the book for An Audience With...(Janice Parker Projects), Submarine Time Machine (National Theatre of Scotland), Come To Where I'm From (Paines Plough), Now I Am (Visible Fictions), A Little Life (Tron Theatre Mayfesto), The Pokey Hat  (Grinagaog/Culture 2014), Do You Nomi? (Grant Smeaton/Alan Greig Dance), Ch Ch ChangesWilful Forgetting, Playing Houses (Glasgay), Platypus in Boots,  Pop-Up Theatre Royal (Scottish Opera),  Alexander McCall Smith's  Anamchara: Songs of Friendship  (Scottish Opera).

He is the current director of the Tron Theatre Young Company. He has previously held the post of Writer in Residence with Firefly Arts and Children's Hospices Across Scotland. 

His work has been developed and supported by Playwright's Studio Scotland, a National Theatre of Scotland Writer's Attachment and the artist development programme Team Effort.

Photograph by Victoria Stewart

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