Pat Moylan was Artistic Director of Andrews Lane Theatre for 18 years where she created a vibrant arts venue, nurturing new writing and fostering the development of new talent in acting, directing and design. The theatre presented hundreds of highly acclaimed productions. Many of these moved on to even greater success in larger theatres in Ireland and overseas.
As an independent producer, Pat founded Lane Productions and has a list of productions to her name including Twelve Angry Men, Stones in His Pockets, I Keano, Alone it Stands, the award-winning Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer, The Shawshank Redemption, The Field and many more. Pat has also brought many Irish productions to the international stage, the most successful being Stones in His Pockets, which played for 4 years in London’s West End and on Broadway. She is a regular collaborator with West End Producers in UK productions and is highly respected with an extensive range of contacts in the British theatre world.
In film, Pat Moylan has produced the multi-award winning short film The Breakfast and the successful feature film Borstal Boy, both directed by Peter Sheridan. In 2008, she was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for her contribution to the arts.
Date of appointment: 16 December 2008
Length of tenure: 5 years