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Community Facilitator

Gráinne Flynn (she/her) is an actor, singer, and community facilitator based in Manchester. Through her training with Theatre in Prisons and Probation (TiPP), the artist found a passion for different community groups such as people incarcerated, young carers and the Royal Exchange Elder's company. As an an artist she has worked with international companies such as Chimpom and Rimini Protokoll and is currently working on her own music EP under the artist name, GRONYA.


Her interest in acting started during her experience in The Royal Exchange Young Performers (NOTHING, FRANKENSTEIN, OUR TOWN) and Contact Young Company (THE SIEGE OF CHRISTMAS, THERE IS A LIGHT:BRIGHTLIGHT). Appearing on BBC for presenting Yoko Ono’s Bells for Peace for the opening of Manchester International Festival.


Her current role is working as an Education Co-ordinator for Manchester Internaional Festival, as community facilitator for Switch_MCR and a Trustee on the board of Contact Theatre.

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