Rua Breathnach is an Irish playwright and author.
His first two plays, ‘Rondo’ and ‘Avenida’, premiered in Brussels in 2013 and 2015 respectively, and are published by Editions Bomarzo. ‘Welcome to the Stranger’ is his first full-length play.
Rémi Beelprez is a Belgian theatre director.
He began his career in the theatre as an assistant director/dramaturg, collaborating with many acclaimed theatre makers including Ivo Van Hove, Trisha Brown, Jan Fabre and Thomas Ostermeier.
Since 2010, he has specialized in adapting new texts for performance. Amongst his many credits, he directed Rua Breathnach’s first two plays and, most recently, ‘Les Fruits du Monde’, a piece of opera-theatre, based on the autobiographical writings of 18th century castrato Filippo Balatri, which is currently touring Belgium and France.