Danielle Blackbird is pleased to be making her Ireland debut as Lucia, her fourteenth Shakespearean role to date. Other favorite roles, within and without the Bard, include Jaques in As You Like It, both Viola and Sebastian in Twelfth Night (though not in the same production!), Gruschenka in The Brothers Karamazov, Anna in Brian Friel's Fathers and Sons, and Shaw's Saint Joan. A multi-faceted theatre artist, Danielle maintains a longstanding collaboration with nimbus theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she has recently served as dramaturg (The Kalevala), playwright (The Trial of Mother Teresa), and translator (Ghost Sonata and the forthcoming Brand). Originally from the US, Danielle earned her MFA in Theatre from Trinity Rep Conservatory in Providence, Rhode Island. She currently lives in Stockholm, Sweden.