6 March, 2017 //

Acting Lecoq


Mikel Murfi continues to thrill Irish and international audiences alike with his extraordinary range of physical and stylistic skills, allied to an absolute presence and ownership in his work. In this workshop he will share some of the craft that he learned at the legendary École Internationale de ThÉÂtre Jacques Lecoq where he trained, skills that still inspire him today. Be prepared to be moved!

Mikel is from Sligo. He trained at Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris. As an actor his work at the Abbey and Peacock Theatres includes The Playboy of The Western World, The Tempest, The Comedy of Errors and The Morning After Optimism. He was a founding member of ‘Barabbas … The Company’. He appeared in Enda Walsh’s The New Electric Ballroom for Druid Theatre Company which won a Fringe First, a Herald Angel Award and a Best Supporting Actor award for Mikel in The Irish Times Theatre awards. Mikel directed the Enda Walsh plays Penelope and The Walworth Farce for Druid both of which won Fringe Firsts in Edinburgh. Mikel is currently appearing in ‘Ballyturk’ written and directed by Enda Walsh at the Abbey Theatre.

Limited availability. Only 30 places available.