Rachel Bergin


Rachel Bergin

Rachel Bergin

Associate Producer

Rachel is Creative Producer of Dublin based theatre companies Brokentalkers and Chaos Factory.

Brokentalkers are a multi-award winning company, founded in 2001 by Feidlim Cannon and Gary Keegan. Brokentalkers make formally ambitious work that defies categorization and have built a reputation as one of Ireland’s most innovative and original theatre companies. Chaos Factory is an emerging experimental theatre company led by Rachel Bergin, Venetia Bowe & Fionnuala Gygax. Chaos Factory’s work is physically led, putting the body at the centre of their exploration in order to make theatre that is playful, strange and beautiful.

Rachel holds a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin. In 2018 Rachel was awarded a Bursary for Professional Development from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Rachel has recently been awarded an Arts Council Theatre Bursary Award 2020. Rachel was an Artist in Residence at Dublin Fringe Festival 2019-2021 and is an Associate Producer at field:arts.

Rachel’s recent producing credits include: Bellow (Brokentalkers, Project Arts Centre, The Everyman, Droichead Arts Centre), Manifest (Brokentalkers, Project Arts Centre), The Boy Who Never Was (Brokentalkers, Dublin Theatre Festival), Hotel Happiness (Chaos Factory, Dublin Fringe Festival), The Examination (Brokentalkers, National & International Tour 2022, 2023 & 2024), RISING (Brokentalkers, Algorithm & Dublin Theatre Festival 2021), MASTERCLASS (Brokentalkers & Adrienne Truscott, Dublin Fringe Festival 2021, International Touring 2022, 2023 & 2024), The Spider’s House (Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland Co-Production), Gym Swim Party (A Co-Production with O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin Fringe Festival 2019), A Different Wolf (Associate Producer, Junk Ensemble), MorphMe (BITE SIZE // SCRATCH, Live Collision 2019), WOMB (First Fortnight 2019), Son of a Preacher Man (Theatre Machine 2019), Kiss Kiss Slap Slap (Dublin Fringe 2018), LUNA (Galway Theatre Festival 2018), Fierce Notions (Dublin Fringe 2017, Winner: DFF Judges Choice Award).

Rachel has produced international tours of multiple works in Australia, Belgium, England, France, Norway, Portugal, Scotland and Turkey, presenting works at leading venues and festivals including Sydney Opera House, The Malthouse, Théâtre de la Ville and many more.

A stunning dissection of patriarchy, privilege and performance in a forceful work about sanctified male writers –
The List 

Inspired interrogation of ‘the great male artist
The Stage

No easy escapes…. an absorbing production. — The Irish Times (The Examination by Brokentalkers)

Superbly slippery piece of theatre. — The Stage (The Examination by Brokentalkers)


1. Fionnuala Gygax, Danielle Galligan, Venetia Bowe and Michael-David McKernan in Kiss Kiss Slap Slap by Rachel Bergin, Venetia Bowe, Danielle Galligan & Fionnuala Gygax. Photo Credit: Anthony O’Connor (2018)

2. MASTERCLASS (Brokentalkers & Adrienne Truscott, Dublin Fringe Festival 2021, International Touring), Photo credit: Ste Murray

3. Willie White in The Examination by Feidlim Cannon & Gary Keegan. Photo Credit: Luca Truffareli (2019)