artists and archivists to confront exciting developments inarchival research in the field of theatre and performance
studies. With the advancement of digitisation technologiesand the continuing expansion of innovative methodological
and theoretical approaches, “Performing the Archive” teststhe idea that the archive today ‘performs’ differently.
Hosted by NUI Galway, home to the archives of DruidTheatre, Thomas Kilroy and the Abbey Theatre Digital
Archive, the largest theatre archive digitization projectever attempted.