Trilling Trilling Productions is made of father and daughter team Andrew and Andrea Basquille.
Andrew Basquille is a Dublin born musician and writer. He is a composer and singer of folk songs. He volunteers and conducts tours at the James Joyce Tower in Sandycove. Andrew has been a finalist in the Dun Laoghaire, Glinsk and Christy Hennessy Song Contests. His band Factor One performed widely in Europe in the 1980s. He is a regular contributor at An Goilin traditional singing club in The Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin. Andrew is Board Member and Company Secretary of RAAP (Recorded Artists Actors performers). His ballad Arthur’s Song, satirising Arthur’s Day, was published in the Irish Times in 2013. He most recently performed his compositions The Ballad of Bloom and Stephen, How Bloomsday Came to Be, and The Sandycove Martello at the Joyce Tower in Sandycove, The James Joyce Centre in North Great George’s St. and Meeting House Square on Bloomsday 2015.
Andrea has been teaching on the Vocal, Opera, and Drama programmes at TU Dublin Conservatory of Music & Drama since January 2016. She has worked on many TU Dublin Opera and Drama productions including Orpheus in the Underworld, Amahl and the Night Visitors, A Terrible Beauty, Le Nozze di Figaro, Conservatory of Clown, Susanna, The Rover. and The Half Promised Land. She directed the end-of-year opera scenes for the MMus course at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire in 2015. Andrea is a founding member of Dublin Youth Opera Company for which she devised and directed two 'jukebox operas', Thicker than Water and Big Brother, which both toured Ireland. She continues to work as a freelance theatre director and has been directing productions and teaching drama, singing, and dance in a wide variety of educational settings including primary & secondary schools, theatre schools, and language schools for over ten years.