Mac Wellman Writer’s Retreat at La Mama International
Ailís recently completed the 2016 Playwright’s Retreat at La MaMa Umbria near Spoleto, Perugia with the renowned USA playwright Mac Wellman where she focused on interrogating his essay on theatre Speculations and writing a new theatre piece.

Founded in 1990 by legendary theatre pioneer, Ellen Stewart. Dedicated to artistic experimentation, research, and learning, La MaMa Umbria is a place where artists from around the world meet to create, and to share work and ideas.

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Ailis with Mac Wellman
Royal Academy of Music Premiere July 2022

Royal Academy of Music Premiere July 2022

Double-bass player and singer Eleanor Grant will give the world premiere of Ailís Ní Ríain's Mascaron for double-bass and recorded prepared piano on 1st July...

Irish Times Feature April 2022

Irish Times Feature April 2022

A feature about Ailís was published in The Irish Times in April 2022 in advance of the premiere of her orchestral work Flower Scar Road for the RTÉ Concert...