Lisa Dwan

Lisa Dwan has worked extensively in theater, film, and television both internationally and in her native Ireland. Her film credits include Oliver Twist, John Boorman’s Tailor of Panama, and Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain. In 2012, she adapted, produced, and performed the critically acclaimed one-woman play Beside the Sea at the South Bank Centre and on tour, and starred in Goran Bregovic’s new music drama Margot, Diary Of An Unhappy Queen at the Barbican. She most recently performed in Ramin Gray’s production of Illusions by Ivan Viripaev at the Bush Theatre.

Dwan makes her BAM debut with Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby, three one-woman plays by Samuel Beckett. For Not I, Dwan was personally coached by Beckett’s muse Billie Whitelaw, who famously performed the piece in 14 minutes.