Deirdre Dwyer adapts and directs theatre for young audiences. She also designs sets and costumes for theatre, opera, dance, and film. Based in Waterford, she studied Theatre Design at the RWCMD Cardiff and UCC. She was awarded the first Pat Murray Bursary in 2009 and was a participant in the mentoring programme Rough Magic SEEDS3. She is a member of BrokenCrow Theatre Company for whom she has created a number of shows for children including, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower and The Secret Garden. Her new audio drama The Little Robber Girl is part of this year’s Imagine Festival. Deirdre is Theatre Artist in Residence in Garter Lane Arts Centre.