'Getting To Know...'

Oisin Robbins, Beluga Theatre, Fregoli Theatre

Oisin Robbins of Beluga Theatre and Fregoli Theatre.

Oisin Robbins of Beluga Theatre and Fregoli Theatre.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Taking a dog for an adventure by the beach.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Santa Claus.

Which living person do you most admire?

Toss up between the auld pair and Banksy.

Which is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

Indecision. Or is it indecisiveness?

What is your greatest extravagance?

The pomegranate.

What is your favourite journey?


On what occasion do you lie?

When it makes sense. And sometimes for no apparent reason.

Which living person do you most despise?

All of the baddies.

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

Art and my famalams. That’ll be the title of the memoir.

When and where were you happiest?

Eating jellies while perched on some monkey bars.

Which talent would you most like to have?

Perfect pitch or perfect snowboarding.

What is your current state of mind?


What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Making my flight to Barcelona in the late spring of 2015.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what do you think it would be?

A wizard.

What is your most treasured possession?

The photo albums.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

Footing turf in the lashing rain.

What is your favourite occupation?

Theatre-making, performing.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

Humour and Pizzazz.

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

Pizzazz and Humour.

Who are your favourite writers?

Camus and Maya Angelou, and Banksy - the ink is paint, the words are few, the pages are walls but that’s writing too!

What is your motto?

Face the puckout.

Oisín is a Theatre-maker, actor and facilitator. He is the founder of Beluga Theatre and is the Youth Arts Facilitator with Offaly Arts Office. He is also a member of Galway's Fregoli Theatre.


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