Artistic Director – Benjamin Gould
Benjamin Gould is the Artistic Director of A Commedia of Errors. Since graduating from ALRA in 2010, he has worked in various media, particularly in Commedia dell’Arte. He has performed in England, Ireland and Italy collaborating with Fraternal Compagnia in Bologna and Sometime Soon Arts in England, as well as creating and performing his own outdoor performances. He has trained and been directed by some of the best in the industry, working with Carlo Boso (AIDAS, Paris), Massimo Macchiavelli (Fraternal Compagnia, Bologna), Marco Rota (Teatro Viaggio, Bergamo), Didi Hopkins (with the National Theatre, London) and Graham Shackell (Sometime Soon Arts, Brighton). He has honed his skills in all aspects of the art during this time, including: writing, directing, performing and mask making. Many of the masks used by A Commedia of Errors have been created by Benjamin from his own designs. He runs workshops in Commedia alongside theatrical productions and regularly teaches and performs in both the UK and Italy.
Company Manager – Clare McMahon
Since graduating from Central School of Speech and Drama, Clare has enjoyed working on both sides of the industry. Her producing credits include This Property is Condemned and The Bear (Gambit Productions, Belfast) and for the past three years Clare has written and produced her own Sketch Show – Craic’s Company which can be found on her YouTube channel. She is also a writer and an actor. This is her first role as a Company Administrator and she is thrilled to be part of such an exciting, fresh and driven theatre company.
Sally Visick (Chair)
Michael Weir (Vice-Chair)
Gary Dower (Secretary)