Open House

Site-specific physical theatre work directed by Ayesha Mailey and created during City of Culture 2013

Open House ensemble

About Open House

Open House is a site-specific physical theatre piece directed by Ayesha Mailey (Echo Echo Associate Artistic Director) and was performed in a local home during October 2013.

Past performances

  • 25th and 26th October 2013, Crawford Square, Derry

Open House credits

Director: Ayesha Mailey

Performers: Esther Alleyne, Janie Doherty, Kelly Quigley, Zoe Ramsey & Tonya Sheina

Backstage/Front of House: Ailbe Beirne, Sara Ertel, Anna Nolan, Caolan McLaughlin & CJ Ramshaw

Music: Chic - Le Freak, Eric Satie - Gymnopedie, Patrick Coen - Swing and Swoon, Beach Boys - Good Vibrations, Audio Jungle

Photography: Living Witness Productions

Thank you

Very special thanks to the McCauley family as well as their lodgers for the use of their home.

Thanks to all the Echo Echo team and Board of Directors.

Thanks to Phillip Wallace, Brendan Deans, Ciaran Duffy and Seamus Coyle.

Thanks to the City of Culture Individual Artist Programme 2013.

Crowdfunding Thanks

Echo Echo Ensemble ran a successful crowdfunding campaign during summer 2013 to raise funds to produce Open House. You can view the Fundit page and promo clip here .

Special thanks to all the Open House Fundit supporters:

John Ailbe Beirne, Sarah Bryden, Stephen Beggs, Geraldine Herron, Barbara Duffy, Amanda Doherty, Dan Acheson, Jonas Karlsson, Sophia Preston, Natale Mailey, John McDaid, Diarmuid Deans, Sean Doherty, Sean McLaughlin, Claire McLaughlin, Janice Doherty, Denis Golden, Sinead & Matthew Devine, Michael Seaver, Catherine McGrotty, Joner Jones, Conor O’Kane, Sean Clancy, Paul Brown, Jamie King, Bernadette Doherty, Anne Dietrich, Rosemary Lee, Gabrielle Deans, Luke Batts, Barry Doherty, Janet Alleyne, Mark Hill, Damien Smyth, Karen Dyson, Mary Fitzpatrick, Sean Pemberton, Greg & Sheila Doherty, Lynn, Colin, Katie & Erin Shanks, Jessica Peoples, Louise Quinn, Emmett Deans, Diane Greer, Carlos Herrera, Caoimhe Deans, Leilani Weiss, Karen McLaughlin, Julie Anna Richmond, Siobhan Ashe, Ailbe & Caroline Beirne, Johnny Nutt, Ciara Bradley, Angela Lynch, Louise O’Connell, Barry McDaid, Deborah McGinn, Mara Cavali, Kelly Taylor, Aine Bradley, Aodhan Deans, Tara O’Kane, Ashling Ramsey, Peter Deans, Lisa Byrne, Stella Coyle, Tina Nelis. 

 

Projects

Projects

Festival Workshop Tour (2018)

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Consequences

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Echo Hunt

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Open House

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Contact Improvisation

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Echo Echo Festival 2017

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Ludo Lusi Lusum

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Parent & Toddlers

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Old Bob's Tale

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Residency Programme

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Making Moves Youth Dance

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The Cove

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Without

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The Motion Ensemble

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Body Wisdom

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Festival Open Call

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Walk By

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In Tall Grass

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Fractals

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Music Programme

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Dance Picnic

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Kids Classes

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A Box

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Lost in Frost

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Into Contact (2010-12)

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Vertical. Nature. Base.

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Echo Echo Festival 2015

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Echo Echo Festival 2014

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Echo Echo Festival 2016

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Festival Workshop Tour (2016)

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Festival Workshop Tour (2017)

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Echo Echo Festival 2013

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