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Steve Gilroy

Associate Professor

Department: Arts

Steve Gilroy , Northumbria University , Performing ArtsAs an award winning professional playwright and director, Steve Gilroy has been producing work on both national and international stages for the last fifteen years. With a primary focus on new plays Steve spent four years at the Royal Court Theatre, London and has worked with wide range of  playwrights including; Simon Stephens, Roy Williams Sarah Daniels and David Eldridge. Steve relocated to the North East from London to lead the acclaimed MA Theatre and Performance Practice (Academy) Programme and is currently an associate director at Live Theatre as well as Director of Performing Arts Programmes. He has worked with a range of companies since moving to the region, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Northern Stage and the Gala Theatre, Durham. Steve's play Motherland has won a range of awards including; Scotsman Fringe First, The Stage Best Ensemble Award, The Spotlight Award and the Jack Tinker Spirit of the Fringe Award.


Drama BA (Hons) June 30 1993

Key Publications

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  • Each Piece, Gilroy, S. 27 Jan 2017
  • The Oklahoma Bombing Project, Gilroy, S. 20 Apr 2015
  • The GB Project, Craddock, K., Gilroy, S. 6 Aug 2013
  • States of Descent, Gilroy, S. Jun 2013
  • The Prize, Gilroy, S., Stockwell, R. 6 Aug 2012
  • Green Cabaret, Gilroy, S., Sellar, P. 17 Mar 2012
  • The prize, Gilroy, S., Stockwell, R. 2012
  • Reality, Gilroy, S. Oct 2010
  • The Durham Mystery Plays (Lazarus), Gilroy, S. Jun 2010
  • Motherland, Gilroy, S. Apr 2010


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