Jane Deasy is an Irish composer, multi-instrumentalist and performer who holds a Masters in composition and a B.A. in Music and Drama and Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin. She completed her portfolio under Donnacha Dennehy and Evangelia Rigaki and since graduating in 2011 she has been working in theatre as a composer and actor for productions including Way to Heaven (Rough Magic SEEDS 2013), Anna In Between (Absolut Dublin Fringe Festival 2012), Enda Walsh's Bedbound (Samuel Beckett Theatre 2011) and Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman (2010) directed by Rosemary McKenna and Thomas Kilroy’s Blake(Abbey Theatre Production 2011) directed by Patrick Mason.
Jane was a member of the well-known and loved duo ‘Ruby Apples’ whose “unorthodox” and rare performances have been described as “what 1920s America would have called moxy.” She is continuing to write and perform songs in her unique free and story-telling style. Her music has also been performed by leading Irish ensembles Kirkos and Ensemble Avalon.
Upcoming projects include an electro-acoustic Songbook and a Music Theatre piece The Eurydice Project collaborating with director Rosemary McKenna and writer Joanna Derkavzew.