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Description : John Paul McGroarty is of Scots/Irish extraction. Born in Rottenrow Glasgow. JP went to school in Glasgow then graduated in Theatre Studies from University of Ulster.

Made directorial debut aged 21 in Belfast. Chose directing theatre as a vocation and career. Trained as a Director at The Traverse Theatre. Further training with One Yellow Rabbit Theatre. Worked extensively in theatre and 90's UK Underground club scene blending theatre and spoken word into Nightclubbing in London. In the 2000's established Leith Festival and Leith FM. Then a short spell in television with The South Bank Show as an Associate Director. Currently Artistic Director of Leith Theatre Trust and most recently an international guest artist at The Banff Centre and Dramaturg on the epic 'Making Treaty 7' world premiere.
My profile on Hive. Please take a moment to see my skills and experience. 25 years experience in Festivals, Theatre, TV, Film and Community Arts. Expert curator and fluent communicator of ideas across art forms. Based in Leith Edinburgh. Guest Artist in Residence at prodigious Banff Centre for The Arts, Canada. Associate Director of Theaterlabor, Germany. Currently Artistic Director of Leith Theatre Trust, Edinburgh. UK

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My profile on Hive. Please take a moment to see my skills and experience. 25 years experience in Festivals, Theatre, TV, Film and Community Arts. Expert curator and fluent communicator of ideas across art forms. Based in Leith Edinburgh. Guest Artist in Residence at prodigious Banff Centre for The Arts, Canada. Associate Director of Theaterlabor, Germany. Currently Artistic Director of Leith Theatre Trust, Edinburgh. UK
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