The Governance Code
As a registered charity, Graffiti Theatre Company has signed up to the Charities Regulator Governance Code and actively works to implement the Code in full. As per the Charities Regulator regulations, Graffiti has commenced compliance reporting for the Governance Code from 2021.
The Board has resolved to comply with the principles of good fundraising and its commitment to comply with SORP.
Form of ownership:
Graffiti Theatre Company is a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG) having no share capital.
Company Registration No. 124759. Company Registered in Dublin
Registered Name: Graffiti Theatre CLG Registered address: Assumption Road, Blackpool, Cork,.
Charitable Status. No. CHY 8810 Registered Charity No. 20022082
The Graffiti Board Of Directors
Niall Cleary is the Company’s CEO and Lynn Canham is its Company Secretary
He has an interest in the arts and is a long term supporter of Corcadorca theatre company. He is a lifetime member of Cork Arts Theatre. Ray also served on the board of Cork Midsummer Festival from 2006 to 2012.
He explores questions around the human voice and its creative power, at the intersection of theatre, performance/live art, installation, and music/sound; often leading interdisciplinary research teams. A former laureate of the Wellcome Trust Large Arts Awards, he also collaborates with researchers from speech and language science, voice and speech medicine, and vibration, materials and textile engineering, and with an array of visual and design thinkers.
Yvon is also the Artistic Director of Touch & Tract and Your Vivacious Voice.
Joe Dermody (Chair)
He is also a regular reviewer for the Examiner’s Arts pages, notably live music. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in publishing to the GTC board.
Recent directing credits include: The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh (2018), Bluetooth by Rachel Thornton (2018), Autumn Royal by Kevin Barry (2018 remount, associate director), Dancing At Lughnasa by Brian Friel (2017), The Factory Girls by Frank McGuinness (2016), The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart by David Greig (2015), Lovers by Brian Friel (2015), all for The Everyman.
Recent producing credits include the world premièree of Mick Flannery’s Evening Train musical (2019), the Landmark/Everyman world premièree of Asking for It by Louise O’Neill (2018), world premièree of Autumn Royal by Kevin Barry (2017) and Irish premièree of Futureproof by Lynda Radley (2017), all for The Everyman.
Previous to his establishment of Fighting Words, Sean was Executive Director of Amnesty International, Ireland. He holds a BA in History and MA in Information Studies.
Her work involves cultural quarter and cultural organisational development, funding applications and bid development at national and European level, partnership development, project feasibility and cultural programme and project delivery.
Karan has led multiple projects which incorporate the voice of children and young people, which she views as central to enhancing Ireland’s creative youth and forging sustainable creative careers. Important programmes in this space include current development of Youth Theatre Ireland’s Strategic Plan, Organisational Review and Strategic Plan development for Graffiti Theatre Company, design of multiple county-based Music Generation programmes and development of a Creative Youth Partnership for Laois and Offaly.