The voluntary Board of Directors is made up of alumni members, professionals and artists.

Board Members

Matthew Cullen

Members' Representative

Matthew has been a member of DYT since 2019. Within this time he has partook in Writer's Group, acting in the DOAFs, Assistant Directing and more. Matthew has been involved in drama for over 10 years and has performed in various external productions as well as examinations with the Irish Board of Speech and Drama. As Members Rep of DYT, Matthew wishes to facilitate members recommendations and assist in any way he can.

Neil Douglas

Neil was a member of DYT and currently works in education in the UK.

Kate Glynn

Members' Representative

Kate has been a member of DYT since 2021. Since then, she has performed in MOAF 2022 and the 2023 Big Show ‘Animal Farm the Musical,’ and has assistant directed and acted in DOAF 2023. She has also performed in, managed and been a part of the design and tech teams for other external productions. She is currently doing an undergrad in Drama and English in Trinity College Dublin.

Angie Gough

Angie is CEO of Helping Irish Hosts. She was also DYT's General Manager- Maternity Cover in 2020.

MP Guinness

Company Secretary

MP was called to the bar in 2005 having previously worked as a solicitor. She specialises in employment law and speaks regularly at conferences on various aspects of employment law including discrimination. She has had an interest in the theatre since she was a child and is particularly interested in diverse rather than mainstream theatre. She was a member of the Collapsing Horse theatre group from its inception.

Gráinne Hallahan

Gráinne was a member of DYT and is currently a theatre-maker and facilitator.

Mark Kelly


Mark Kelly is a finance professional with over twenty years industry experience working in the finance department of various multi-nationals. Mark is a member of the ACCA and is completing a diploma with the Institute of Directors.

Lily Lee

Lily was a member of DYT and is currently working in the area of policy related to higher education. Having studied French and Italian for her undergraduate degree, she has lived and worked in France and Italy, but is now based in Dublin.

Gerard McIntyre

Gerard is a shareholder and Managing Director of a construction and development company for the past 19 years. He holds a degree in Construction Economis from Trinity College Dublin and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in property and construction related matters. Previously he has worked with a leading Construction Cost Consultancy company in Dublin. Gerard has a keen interest in the arts and creativity and in the past has been involved in Restoration of “Franis Bacon Studio” Hugh lane Gallery and Birr Theatre and Arts Centre.

Naoise Nunn


Naoise Nunn is a director of Schweppe Curtis Nunn, a producer of cultural festivals and events.