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John Dennehy is a creative producer and queer performer from Kildare.
They trained as a producer with Red Bear Productions from 2015 on and was one of the first batch of creative producers to participate in Generator at Smock Alley, developed by Caoimhe Connolly & Cliona Dukes. They produced ‘How to be Angry’ (Brazen Tales) and ‘Dummy’ (MORB) at DFF 2017. Most recently they did an internship with THISISPOPBABY and will be returning as ASM for RIOT: Homecoming at Vicar St (May 1st-6th, tickets: https://bit.ly/2TtxkPY). They have just set up a theatre company: Taking The Biscuit with Aisling O’Mara and Dani Galligan. Their first production: Nothing But A Toerag at First Fortnight 2019 is running the 7th-12th Jan at 8pm (2:30pm Sat) at Smock Alley. (You can nab your tickets here: https://bit.ly/2RifbqU). They are also working with Bitter Like A Lemon on ‘In Our Veins’ at the Peacock (April 10-20th, tickets: https://bit.ly/2BwOmqq). In drag, they go by Avoca Reaction (cos that’s what drag should do). Avoca is an intergender drag entity who believes that drag is the expression of our oppression. You can catch Avoca at ‘Avocas Big Durty Queer Cabaret’ on January 17th at 8pm in Drop Dead Twice.