Meade, Paul (Ireland)

Paul Meade is a writer, director, actor and Artistic Director of Gúna Nua theatre. Paul trained at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College, and later received an M.A. in modern drama from U.C.D.

Work as a writer includes Meltdown, Trousers, Mushroom and Scenes from a Water Cooler with David Parnell (winner Best Production 2001 Dublin Fringe Festival), Skin Deep (for which he received the Stewart Parker Award) and Thesis with Gerry Dukes and David Parnell as well as Begotten Not Made for the Irish Council for Bioethics. Work for young people includes Light Signals for Team Educational theatre company in Dublin.

Paul has directed the multi-award winning Little Gem, Trousers (in Dublin and off-Broadway), The Real Thing, Taste and co-directed the award-winning Scenes from a Water Cooler for Gúna Nua. As an actor Paul has worked in film, television and theatre, touring to the U.K., U.S.A. and Australia.