Ciara
Elizabeth Smyth

Writer & Director for Theatre, Film & TV

Ciara Elizabeth Smyth is an award-winning playwright from Dublin. Her plays have been presented by the Abbey Theatre, Fishamble; The New Play Company, Dublin Fringe, Project Arts Centre and Bewley’s Cafe Theatre. 

Currently, Ciara is on commission to adapt her debut play, All Honey, (Fishamble New Writing Award 2017) and her 2019 play Sauce for television, with Buccaneer Media and Maia Pictures, respectively. She is also on commission with the National Youth Theatre of Ireland, Fishamble; New Play Company, the Abbey Theatre and Chapter One Pictures. 

Ciara was the playwright on Rough Magic’s SEEDS programme 2018-2020, recipient of the Next Generation Award 2020 and her recent play, Irishtown, was longlisted for The Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020.

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Television

Writer 

Adapted from Ciara's play.

Buccaneer Media
In development

Adapted from Ciara's play.

Maia Pictures
In development

Theatre

Writer 

Director Jeda de Brí

As part of DUETS & Dublin Fringe Festival.

Bewley's Cafe Theatre
Director Jeda de Brí
The New Theatre + Bewley’s Cafe Theatre
Director Olivia Songer
Peacock Theatre
Inchicore College
Director Ronan Phelan
Project Arts Centre
Director Helene Montague
Inchicore College

Assistant Director 

Director Ronan Phelan
Pavilion Theatre

Writer & Director 

Smock Alley Theatre

Film

Director 

Easy
Short

Radio

Writer & Director 

Production Company As part of SEEDS Canaletto Residency