Jill Murray

Jill Murray

Independent Producer

Jill is a creative producer based in Galway, who works with artists across a range of disciplines, including theatre, dance and visual art.

She founded Brú Theatre with artist James Riordan in 2018 and has produced all of Brú’s work to date, including new productions with Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, Galway International Arts Festival, Cairde Festival, Town Hall Theatre and Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture as well as touring nationally and internationally.She is currently working as Producer with Emma Martin/United Fall and is an associate producer with field:arts Jill managed the Galway Dance Project from 2017-2023.

Jill has produced work for Galway Theatre Festival, Galway International Arts Festival, Cairde Arts Festival, Féile Traidphicnic, Baboró International Arts Festival for Children and the Mick Lally Theatre. Jill produced the schools performances of Tom Murphy’s On the Outside for Druid Theatre Company in 2020, this initiative was part of Druid’s Galway 2020 project, and was part of a wider education strand which went on to win a Business to Arts Award for Best Small Sponsorship.

Jill is an alumni of Irish Theatre Institute’s ELEVATOR programme and was a participants on Agents of Change, a professional development programme funded by the Arts Council’s Invitation to Collaboration Scheme, and being managed by Irish Theatre Institute, Galway city and county councils and Roscommon County Council, which ran from 2019-20.

Cleite, a deceptively simple story, told beautifully and wordlessly by Philippa Hambly, backed by stunning sean-nós songs, in Irish and English from Caitlín Ní Chualáin was among the highlights of this year’s Galway Theatre Festival.
— Connacht Tribune (for Cleite by Brú Theatre)

…this innovative, talented company have won over audiences and critics alike.
— Connacht Tribune (for Cleite by Brú Theatre)


1. Victoria McCormack, Anna Mullarkey & Stephanie Dufresne in Ar Ais Arís, Brú Theatre, Commissioned as part of the Aistriú project by Galway 2020, in association with NUI Galway. Photo credit: Paul Kinsella (2020)

2. James Riordan in Selvage, Brú Theatre. Photo credit: Julia Dunin (2019)

3.Stephanie Dufresne & Lewis Wilkins in After Love at Galway International Arts Festival.  Photo credit: Declan Colohan (2021)