Jim Culleton is the artistic director of Fishamble: The New Play Company, for which he has directed productions which have toured throughout Ireland, UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US.   His productions for Fishamble have won many Irish and international awards, including an Olivier Award for Silent by Pat Kinevane in 2016, and the Irish Times Best Director Award for The Alternative by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney in 2020. 

Jim has also directed for companies including the Abbey, the Gaiety, the Belgrade, and RTÉ, as well as productions in the West End, and on Broadway.  Jim has taught for NYU, NUI, GSA, Uversity, the Lir, Villanova, Notre Dame, UM, UMD, and TCD.