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Deirdre Murphy

Folk // Dublin 7, Dublin // she/her

Deirdre Murphy is a musician and multi-disciplinary artist whose voice has been described as "otherworldly." Her theatre and dance work has been performed across Ireland, the USA, Italy, Germany, France, and Canada. She counts herself as a songwriter, singer, choreographer, dancer, playwright, designer, and sartorial adventurer. Originally from Alaska, Deirdre travelled nomadically throughout the USA collecting many adventures and stories before moving to Ireland.

Deirdre is the writer and composer of “Capitalism: The Musical” (2017), acrobatic musical theatre which has toured Ireland and Italy to sold out audiences, and has been translated into Italian and French. She is the creator/collaborator of many original works of music, dance, aerial dance, theatre, and performance art. She has co-curated and produced three festivals and numerous performances, and has been featured in Oonagh Kearney’s short films “The Wake” and “Her Mother’s Daughters.” She has performed in Ireland at the Electric Picnic, Body and Soul, and Knockanstockan.

Her first single "Phenomenally Women" has gotten more than 80,000 views on youtube and social media and was featured in the renowned Hot Press Magazine. Her second single "Hands Down," was at the top of the RTE One Recommends list the weeks of March 11th and 18th and has received international radio play on more than 65 stations.

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