Monday, November 26, 2007

Gallagher, Kathleen


Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. To My Mother
2. Italy 1945
3. To Kevin Ireland & Alistair Te Ariki Campbell
4. Biking
5. When It Doesn't Pass You By
6. Pentecoste
7. To My Dad
8. Water Falling
9. Hey You Uncle
10. I love You Annie
11. He Shifts The Money
12. Whakarongo
13. I Feel Heavy
14. Inside Us the Dying
15. A Change Of Light

Bio / Bibliography:

Kathleen Gallagher received the NZ Playwrights Award in 1993. In 1996 her radio play Charlie Bloom was a finalist in the NZ Radio Awards and in the NZ Media Peace Awards. Her first collection of plays Mothertongue, with Wornens Action Theatre, was published in 1999. Her second collection Peace Plays was published in 2002. She has had three collections of poetry published - Tara, Gipsy, and Twilight bums The Sky. She lives in Christchurch.

Education & Experience:

Wick Garde Film director, scriptwriter 1999 - 2002
Nelson Polytech lecturer 1995 - 1997
NZ Radio Awards, Best Dramatic Production of the Year, finalist 1996
NZ Media Peace Awards, finalist 1996
NZ Playwrights Award QEII Arts Council NZ 1992/93
Otago Writers Summer School, drama tutor 1991,1993
University of Auckland lecturer 1991 -93
Womens Action Theatre playwright, director 1985-1993
Melbourne Women Directors Group playwright 1986-87
Blue Ladder Theatre playwright, director 1984-86
Post Grad Diploma Acc Victoria University 1980
BA Major History University of Canterbury 1977
ATCL Speech & Drama Trinity College London 1974
A Bursary Villa Maria College Christchurch 1974

Plays Performed – Premiers:

Hautu, Southern Ballet Theatre Christchurch 2002
Jimmy Sullivan (short film), Academy Cinema Christchurch 2000
Charlie Bloom (radio play), Radio NZ Wellington 1995, ABC Australia 1986
Plying, Southern Ballet Theatre Christchurch 1993
Shanty and The Angel (radio play), Radio NZ Auckland 1991
Jacaranda (co-writer Kate Winstanley) Court I Christchurch 1990
Of Morgan & Of Murphy, Court II Christchurch 1990
Kuwatawata ,Little Maidment Auckland 1990
Banshee Reel, (co-writer Jen Rippingale) Free Theatre Christchurch 1987
Offspring, (co-writer Jen Rippingale) Free Theatre Christchurch 1988
Wehe, La Mama Theatre Melbourne 1987
Cathedral of Sparrows, Radio U Blue Ladder Theatre
Mothertongue (co-writer Kate Winstanley) Free Theatre Christchurch 1986
Veve, Blue Ladder Theatre Christchurch 1985
Song of Killidoo, workshopped Blue Ladder Theatre Christchurch 1984

Books published:

Peace Plays (3 Plays) Doygal Press Christchurch 2002
With Our Eyes Open, (co-editor) Chrysalis Seed Christchurch 2002
Twilight Burns The Sky, Doygal Press Christchurch 2001
Mothertongue, (4 Plays) Publishing Giant Press Cbristchurch 1999
Gypsy, Nags Head Press Christchurch 1993
Tara, Nags Head Press Christchurch 1987
Gallaghers of Cronadun, Doygal Press Christchurch 1986
Kathleen’s Story by KS. Doyle, The Press Christchurch 1984

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