AnNua seeks to work with and develop the skills of established and emerging writers. Because our design and composition play such a large role in the development and performance of new works, we are eager to work with traditional play writes and also experimental writers. If you would like us to consider working with you, please contact with examples of your writing. On the attached link we list some of the writers we are currently working with.

Vincent McCullough

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Vincent McCullough is a Derry based writer of plays and short stories. His production of Why Am I represents and an uncompromising and quite beautiful biographic insight into mania and depression. Vincent is currently working with AnNua aiming to rework and remount the play.


Pamela Mary Brown Writer in Residence HMP Magilligan and editor of ‘Time In’ (prison magazine) A Poet-founder of the group Poetry Chicks, Pamela has performed extensively throughout Ireland. Pamela studied Community Drama through the Ulster University and Media Studies at the Foyle Arts Centre. She is influenced by and studied with Barney Simon and Augusto Boal.

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Paul Moore is a founding member of AnNua who trained in acting in Australia where he worked with Brink Productions and many independent companies touring nationally and internationally. Increasingly, Paul has focused on writing. Aside from actor training, Paul holds a PhD through the University of Sydney and publishes on actor training, artists experiences and power within the performing arts.He has taught through the University of Sydney, the National Academy of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and in many community setting.

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Patricia Doherty (Roe) is a performer and poet, a Twitter lover, and supporter of creative innovations and collaboration. In 20015 she won the second Noelle Vial Tyrone Guthrie Poetry Bursary. Her PhD focused on the use of educational drama, group process and the humanistic teaching approach of James King, pioneer of community drama in Northern Ireland. Patricia has worked at the BBC World Service, managed community arts projects for the National Trust, provided individual dyslexia support at University of Ulster and been a freelance drama facilitator. She is a drivng force behind the ArtSurgery Ireland as a hub for social innovators and community minded artists of all kinds, especially those committed to healing and expressive arts.

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