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Peggy Shaw with learning development programme alumni artist Sinead McCann

Create is delighted to welcome international performance artist Peggy Shaw as part of the Learning Development programme. 

Peggy Shaw is a New York based independent artist/performer, writer and producer, co-founder of radical UK theatre company Split Britches, and founder of the WOW Cafe, New York. She was in Ireland as a guest tutor on Create's Learning Development programme. She is taking time out from her UK tour of Must.

Listen to Peggy Shaw in discussion with Peter Crawley on the Create-exchange website:

She discusses her early work with the company Hot Peaches, how she and Lois Weaver founded Split Britches and also her work on the Performing Medicine programme. Journalist Peter Crawley writes on theatre for publications including the Irish Times and Irish Theatre magazine.

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