Cecily O’Neill

About the Speaker

Cecily O’Neill is the founder and director of 2TimeTheatre, a new venture dedicated to re-imagining classic and original texts for performance and publication.

Adaptations for 2TimeTheatre include Meeting Miss Austen, Winchester Festeival 2017, and Venus and Adonis, Winchester Festival 2016. Other adaptations include Drinking with Dorothy, Players Theatre New York 2015, and The Golden Apple, Dublin Theatre Festival 2008.

Cecily is the author of a number of influential books on drama education, including Drama Words (1995) and her work is the subject of Structure and Spontaneity: the Process Drama of Cecily O’Neill (2006). Children’s fiction includes Miss Macdonald had a Zoo (1991) and Tim and the Wolf (1986), both published and broadcast by the BBC.