Sorcha Fox

Sorcha is currently Theatre Artist in Residence in The Dock in Carrick on Shannon working on a project called The Traveller Ballads.

She is a member of the team that organizes PalFest Ireland, an Irish arts festival in support of Palestine.

Sorcha has been the recipient of a Theatre Bursary Award for her ongoing poetry project Who am Ireland? performed in Sligo, Lusaka, Zambia and Haverfordwest, Wales for the Manning Truthfest in support of Chelsea Manning.

She was Theatre Artist in Residence at The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton with her project Who is Manorhamilton? She worked with sculptor Jackie McKenna in Loughan House prison with the inmates there on The Mask Project, about identity.

Sorcha studied Drama and Theatre studies at the Samuel Beckett Centre in Trinity College Dublin. She is an actor and storyliner for the Irish language soap Rós na Rún. She is co-director of Benbo Productions with Donal O’Kelly, Benbo won the Prix Europa for their Radio production of Francisco in 2012. In 2015/16 Sorcha performed with Donal O’Kelly in his play Little Thing, Big Thing which won the Stage Award for Best Acting in Edinburgh and toured to New York and Australia. She won Best Actress Award at the 1st Irish Festival in New York in 2011 and 2015.

She directed the Irish Theatre Award-nominated ‘Jimmy Joyced!’. She performed in The Cambria which toured the U.S and ran at The Irish Arts Center, New York in 2009 in rep with Frederick Douglass Now and in conjunction with The Classical Theatre of Harlem. The Cambria travelled to the Harare International Festival of the Arts in Zimbabwe and Lusaka in Zambia. She directed and toured Jimmy Gralton’s Dancehall in 2011 and ’12 –with Benbo Productions.

She is really excited to be participating in the brilliant Lingo festival for the first time.

LINGO is proud to partner on the New Work Fund with Dublin UNESCO City of Literature to stage the world premiere of Remember by Sorcha Fox. Purchase tickets for the show here. Also on the bill will be renowned activists and spoken word legends Rafeef Ziadah and Sarah Clancy.