Dani Gill Performing Arts Curator
Dani Gill is a curator, producer, writer, and educator, based in the west of Ireland. Dani served as Director of Cúirt International Festival of Literature (2010-2016), Ennis Book Club Festival (2020-2022) and has held production and creative roles in theatre and film. As an Audience Development Officer for Words Ireland and LIVE Network, Dani works with venues and arts offices nationwide to deliver bespoke programmes. She holds a Diploma in Community Development and Youth Work and is motivated by projects that seek to engage, inspire and reflect community. A love of landscape and cross-artform collaboration inspired her to found The Lighthouse Project in 2020 which delivers site specific responses around Ireland to lighthouses and their stories. Her book After Love was made into a dance/theatre production and premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival in 2021. Her second poetry collection Lessons in Kindness will be published in spring 2022.