Her practice focuses on the exploration of the bounds of medium and genre, using convention like a cat uses a ball of yarn to delve into the things that divide us and bring us together in an increasingly divided world. Her work focuses on themes of isolation, queerness and societal progression and regression, all from an Explicitly Trans perspective.
In 2020, Ois co-founded Jaxbanded Theatre with collaborator Ruairi Nicholl, where she would go on to create works in a variety of mediums, including the short film Camping At The End Of The World, the concept album Sentimental: A New Gig Musical, as well as the virtual interactive theatre piece Aion which would go on to be accepted into the 2023 Game Developers World Championship. In 2023 Jaxbanded performed Work In Progress Performances of HYPER and Sentimental: A New Gig Musical at the Scene & Heard 2023 Festival. Outside of Jaxbanded, has directed Adaptations of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Kae Tempest’s Wasted and Mark O’Rowe’s Buzzin’ To Bits. She has also recently performed in productions of Luke Shanahan’s The Absolute State and is featured as ‘Izzy’ in Lemonsoap Production’s new Radio Drama Fruit in Association with Once Off Productions.
In a Producing capacity, Ois has worked alongside Lovano and United Fall on productions such as Night Dances, What We Hold, King Shrine and Gold In The Water. Recently, Ois acted as Co-Director of the 2023 ISDA Festival alongside Daniel Culleton.
She is currently the Company Manager of United Fall. She is also producing Martha Knight’s The King Of All Birds as well as her own piece HYPER at the 2023 Dublin Fringe Festival.
Ois holds an MA in Theatre Practice from University College Dublin.