Julie Martina Dutkiewicz is a playwright from Belfast, whose writing aims to effect change on social issues. In 2018, Dutkiewicz was commissioned by Women’s Aid Federation Northern Ireland, to write, #Honest35, which adapted a true story of one woman’s experience of domestic violence. Following time spent as a drama teacher in Hong Kong, she engaged with Hydebank Women’s prison in a drama therapy programme. Her other projects include drama commissions with Tinderbox Theatre Company, such as Blue For a Boy, written for the 15 Minutes Play Festival at the Ulster Hall in 2012, short film Gone, produced by Kabosh with Future Screens NI (2020) and The Boy on the Bridge (2021).
Material donated by Julie Dutkiewicz includes a programme, script, and review for #Honest35, and video clip from Tinderbox Theatre Company production Blue for a Boy, which is available to view at the Linen Hall Library.