Patricia Mahoney was born in Ottawa, Canada and moved to London, England to pursue her career in the performing arts. She has worked in both countries as a senior arts manager, artistic director, campaigner, actor, director and playwright. Five of her plays have been professionally produced in her native Canada. Most recently, she has written short stories, poetry and flash fiction - some of which have been published in anthologies. Her new book, Full of Grace, with accompanying CD, is currently available to buy in shops and on Amazon.
Patricia and her husband, the musician / composer Jamie Moore, recently moved from London to the Kent coast and settled in Broadstairs.
Patricia's career has included:
Actor - television, film and stage
Theatre Director - directed seventeen professional plays
Founding Artistic Director and Manager, THEATRE GO ROUND
Executive Director, Victoria Playhouse Petrolia, Ontario
General Manager, The Belfry Theatre, Victoria, B.C.
Executive Committee member, Professional Association of Canadian Theatres
Playwright’s agent - representing Anne Chislett
General Manager, The Bloomsbury Theatre, London
Administrative Director, Unicorn Theatre for Children, London
Vice Chair, Association of Professional Theatres for Children and Young People
Chair, Childrens Theatre Association
General Manager, The Arts Theatre, London
Committee Member, National Campaign for the Arts
Managing Director, Paines Plough Theatre, London
Drama Officer, Arts Council England, London
Senior Executive Officer, Commonwealth Foundation, London