Dead Centre was founded in 2012. We are Bush Moukarzel and Ben Kidd, with producer Rachel Murray. Our technical Manager is Nic Ree.

We can all be contacted at

Associate artists: Adam Welsh, Jason Booher and Ailbhe Wakefield-Drohan.

We are based between Dublin and London. So far we have made four projects,
which have all premiered in Dublin.

All four projects have toured throughout the world, including to New York, Russia, Australia, France, Estonia, Holland, across the UK, including Bristol Old Vic, Young Vic and Traverse, and to Schaubühne in Berlin.


We have a close team of collaborators who work with us on an ongoing basis. These include Grace O'Hara, Andrew Clancy, Jose Miguel Jimenez, Liv O'Donoghue, Dylan Tighe, Mark O'Halloran, Stephen Dodd, Bairbre Ní hAodha, Kevin Gleeson and many others.

Organisations who have supported and helped us include Culture IrelandDublin FringeDublin Theatre Festival, the James Joyce Centre, the National Theatre Studio,  Battersea Arts Centre, Irish Arts CenterMayfest and Schaubühne. 


Scripts for LIPPY and Chekhov's First Play are available to purchase from Oberon books.

Our Vimeo account is here

Full videos for all shows available on request.

You can find us on Twitter at @dead_centre

Or on facebook here

And here is some audio. For the craic: