Vickey Curtis is an outspoken word artist, story teller and theatre maker from Dublin. Vickey believes that art lives in the everyday.
VICKEY CURTIS ISN'T SORRY was presented in the Live Collision festival in November 2016.
Vickey presented Finem Respice in Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016. This was a one person theatre piece that tackled the universal subject of grief, bereavement and death. Vickey earned a nomination in the Fringe Awards Best Performer category for Finem Respice.
A Rose By Any Other Name by Vickey was part of Dublin Live Art Festival 2015. This piece explored street harassment and the violent language we use towards each other.
More recently she directed Sahar Ali's SAHARCASM at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2017.
Vickey often collaborates with Dublin based live art collective PETTYCASH & LIVESTOCK.
Vickey has been a recpient of GAP DAY from Mermaid Arts Centre and a MAKE residency in conjuction with Theatre Forum, Dublin Fringe and Project Arts Centre.
She has also worked in RTÉ in various production roles and programmes since 2000.
Vickey co curates and produces Come Rhyme With Me a spoken word event which acts as a fundraising mechanism for Dublin LGBT resource centre Outhouse since 2011. Come Rhyme With Me has toured First Fortnight, Electric Picnic, Body and Soul, and GAZE Dublin International LGBT Film Festival. Under the Come Rhyme With Me umbrella Vickey produced and directed I got the Seanachai, I got the Secret for The Bram Stoker Festival 2015.
In 2009 she devised a theatrical piece about her lifelong friendship with Aine McKevitt directed by Una McKevitt called Victor & Gord. The critically acclaimed production was presented at Project Brand New and Queer Notions, and went on to tour the Dublin Fringe Festival, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Electric Picnic, the Pavillion Theatre, and at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.
She has also written, performed and directed a series of short plays at the International Dublin Gay Theatre festival from 2007 - 2012.