Áine King studied at St Martins School Of Art, Brighton University, The University Of Sussex and RADA. She was artistic director of Lipservice Theatre 1999-2004. In 2007 she was one of six invited directors for the Old Vic 24 Hour Plays, Brighton.
Áine was an associate director for Otherplace Productions from 2008-13, adapting and directing Nick Burbridge’s Hard Chair Stories at The Rose Theatre (Shakespeare’s Globe) London, and Edward Bond’s anti-war play Tuesday, which Bond admired and described as, “Very,very interesting…pushing the play into 2010, in a good way.”
Dracula in 2010 won a Fringe Report award for Best Auteur; script, design and direction.
Áine now lives in Orkney, where she has scripted and directed Tom Muir’s folk stories, Trowie Tales for the Orkney Childrens Theatre Company.
Her short story The Handfast Bride was published in the anthology These Spooky Isles 2018.
Her recent monologue dramas have been performed at the Southwark Playhouse, Rum Diaries Glasgow and for National Theatre of Scotland.