Originally from Sligo, Mikel Murfi trained at Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris.
His performances in theatre include Swan Lake (Teac Damsa); The Man in The Woman’s Shoes (Loco & Reckless Productions); I Hear You and Rejoice (Loco and & Reckless Productions) The Last Hotel and Ballyturk (Galway Arts Festival/Landmark/Wide Open Opera); The New Electric Ballroom (Druid); The Chairs (Blue Raincoat Theatre); Morning After Optimism, Playboy of the Western World (Peacock Theatre); The Comedy of Errors, The Tempest (Abbey Theatre); Giselle, Rite of Spring and Petrushka (Fabulous Beast); Desire Under The Elms (Lyric Hammersmith).
Directing work includes Toraiocht (Fíbín); Waiting for Godot (Theatre Du Pif, Hong Kong); The Far Off Hills (Nomad Theatre Network); The Walworth Farce, Penelope (Druid); Trad and The Great Goat Bubble (Galway Arts Festival); The Country Girls (Red Kettle); Diamonds in the Soil and The Lost Days of Ollie Deasy (Macnas).
Film includes: The Ballad of Kid Kanturk, Intermission, Sweety Barrett, The Butcher Boy, Love and Rage, Guiltrip and most recently Jimmy’s Hall. As a director Druma and John Duffy’s Brother.
Details of Mikel’s solo shows can be found here.