6 Feb 2024

Meet our 2024 Mavens : Colette Cullen

Our Mavens Project is a nine-month writing programme that provides career support for female identifying writers aged 35+.

We are so excited to have begin 2024 with four brand new Mavens, and now we are thrilled to introduce you to them!

⭐️Meet Colette Cullen!⭐️

Colette’s play TENDER MERCIES will have a rehearsed reading during The New Theatre’s New Writing Week 2023. Her critically-acclaimed play WHEN RACHEL MET FIONA ran at The New Theatre in March and at The Space, London (UK production) in 2021. Her audio drama FINGERS CROSSED dropped on Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Chicago’s ‘Half Hour Audio Hour’ in May. She directed an Irish production to be broadcast by NearFm in late 2023. Her play NO PROMISES had a rehearsed reading in The New Theatre in July 2022 and was shortlisted (Honorable Mention) Epiphanies New Work Festival 2022 and the Garry Marshall Theatre New Works Festival 2022. She’s currently developing her play FAMILY TREE, longlisted for the Papatango Prize 2019, on the Axis Artist Bursary programme 2023. Her Fishamble tiny play EVERYONE’S SORRY and SHOPPING DAYS continue to be internationally produced. Her radio play BLIND DATE, an RTE PJ O’Connor Awards shortlist, dropped on NearFM in February.