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Julie Bell

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Julie
Bell

Height: 161cm

Hair Colour: Blonde / Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 48

Playing Age: 35-50

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Experience

Voice Over – Television and Radio Advertising 

Resident Band – 2 Years season singing at holiday resorts. 

Participated in many Theatre Productions including two UK Tours with ‘Ulster Theatre Company’ – A Chorus Line and Rocking Mikado. 

History reenactment – Local events, television and radio. – Northern Ireland Period Productions

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish 

Other Skills: *Singer, Piano, Violin, Horse-riding, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Performing Arts Teacher.

Training

BMus(hons)

PGCE – Expressive Arts

A.L.C.M – Speech & Drama

L.L.C.M. (TD) 

F.L.C.M. 

A.T.C.L. – Musical Theatre

F.V.C.L. – Drama

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Lawrence Cinnamond

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Lawrence
Cinnamond

Height: 171cm

Hair Colour: Grey

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 62

Playing Age: 55 - 65 Years

Credits

Documentary & Advertisement

Featured Role in long running Television Advert for Department of Education.

Character monologue for Larne Council training video.

Alcohol and Drug Awareness (for schools) playing an abusive father.

Underage Sex Education Video playing an angry and confused parent.

Craigavon Council Funded sponsored youth film.

Hillsborough Old Court House tourism film.

South Armagh and Newry tourism promotion for online.

TV & Film

‘Line of Duty’ -S3 – Featured Role,  (Solicitor in court case)

‘Line of Duty’ – S4, Featured Role (Father of Martin Compston’s character – Steve Arnott)

The Journey’ Feature Film- Featured Role (Member of DUP delegation at St Andres agreement alongside Timothy Spall)

‘The Fall’ – S2

‘Patch of Fog’

‘Derry Girls’

‘Paula’

‘Ordinary Love’ – Feature Film

‘Mothers Day’

‘The Secret’ 

‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’ 

‘The Keeper’ ( Trautmann) 

‘Dublin Murders’ 

Experience

Over 30 years experience in amateur pantomimes and plays (specialising in Villain roles) – Including lead role in ‘The Plaza Suite’

Many years working in Professional Filming for Adverts, Corporate videos and Extra work for TV & Film.

Living History – Georgian Butler at various locations  – Northern Period Productions.

Living History – Role of Harry the barge hauler – Craigavon Council 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*, Southern American

-Full Clean Drivers Licence

-Updated Access NI Certificate

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Claire Kieran McGrogan

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Claire
Kieran McGrogan

Height: 173cm

Hair Colour: Dark Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Age: 50

bio

Film Acting Experience

Mother in ‘Zipper’ – Narrative Short section of the Raindance Film Festival 2020, Director Paul Mulgrew)
Carol (interviewer) in ‘Hyding in Debt’ January 2020, BFI film academy at Nerve Centre, Havelock House
Vera in Six for Dinner (Director Callum Janes October 2019)
Nurse Magee in ‘The Cancer Monster’ (Director Michael Costello August 2019)
Sandra in ‘Grounding’ (Director Oisin Tomas O Raghallaigh June 2018)
Teacher in ‘An Torann Ban’ ( Director Thomas Purdy February 2019)
Eleanor in ‘Gravy Chip’ (Director Carl E Quinn December 2018)
Teacher in ‘Our Artists’ (Morrow Communications – Director Aisling Gallagher

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*

Co-Director & Teacher at ‘The Belfast School of Speech & Drama’ – (2001-Present) 

Primary School Teacher / The Arts Co-ordinator at St Vincent de Paul Primary School, (1999-Present) 

Training

ANEA Acting Diploma (Distinction) New Era Academy of Drama, London (2015)
LNEA Speech & Drama (Distinction) New Era Academy of Drama, London (2012)
PGCE Early years/Music (1996) & Piano Grade 5
BA (Hons) Visual Cultures/ Film & Television Studies (1990 – 1994)
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Jean-Paul Van Der Velde

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Jean-Paul
Van Der Velde

Height: 172cm

Eye Colour: Brown

Playing Age: 50-59 years

Credits

Film & Tv

2016Feature FilmDetective Hatcher, ‘THE BLOOD HARVEST’Yellow Fever ProductionsGeorge Clarke
2016Feature FilmGeneral Ratzinger, ‘TRANSIT 17′Macromovie FilmworksGuy Bleyaert
2016Short FilmSydney, ‘SOMEONE WATCH OVER ME’The Hypnotic Film CompanyEmmett O’Mahony
2015Feature FilmDr SingerZ’OMBIE SCHOOL GIRLS ATTACK’Yellow Fever ProductionsGeorge Clarke
2015FilmPrisoner,’ PRISON DOOR’Maccana TeorantaKevin McCann
2015Short FilmWolf, ‘THE WOLF’The Hypnotic Film CompanyEmmett O’Mahony
2014ComedyButler, ‘TALENT AGENTS’Craic Addict FilmsBill Taylor
2014Short FilmCaptain, ‘LEGION’Cinematics works ltdSean McArdle
2014TelevisionKing nobleman, ‘GAME OF THRONES’Fire and BloodMichael Slovis
2013Short FilmTrafficker 2, ‘NO HOPE,’ Aidan Gault
2012TelevisionJohn the Footman, ‘BLANDINGS’Mammoth ScreenPaul Seed
2011Feature FilmVoice over, ‘WHOLE LOTTA SOLE’Terry George

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) African, American-New York, American-Standard, Dutch*, East European, French, German, London

Languages: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Flemish, German, Spanish

Music & Dance: (* = highly skilled) Dance (general), Quick Step

Performance: Voice Over

Sports: (* = highly skilled) Bodybuilding*, Boxing*, Cycling*, Football*, Karate*, Kick Boxing*, Martial Arts*, Muay Thai*, Shooting (Handgun)*, Stage Combat*

Vehicle Licences: Car Driving Licence

Other Skills: Chess, Military Training/Experience, Translating

Training

Amsterdam The Netherlands Strasberg Method – 1981

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Brian Devlin

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Brian
Devlin

Height: 5' 11

Eye Colour: Blue

Playing Age: 55-65 years

Credits

Theatre

‘Other Troubles’ – Directed by Peter Quigley, Fringe Benefits Company

‘Fiddler On The Roof’ – Tevye, Directed by Florence McNulty, Lurgan Operatic

‘Philadelphia Here I Come’ – Gar, Directed by Dennis McKeever, Phoenix Players 

‘All Souls Night’ – John Quinn, Directed by Dennis McKeever, Phoenix Players 

‘A Life’ – Desmond Drumm, Directed by Dennis McKeever, Phoenix Players 

‘Juno and the Paycock’ – Captain Boyle, Directed by Harry Foy, Phoenix Players 

‘The King and I’ – The King, Directed by Angela Bradley, Newcastle Glees

‘Mikado’ – Mikado, Directed by Ian Milford, Newcastle Glees

‘Oklahoma’ – Judd Fry, Directed by Ian Milford, Newcastle Glees

‘Oliver’ – Fagin, Directed by Gary Warnock, Newcastle Glees 

‘Opposite Sex’ – Eric, Don Heaney, Different Hats 

‘Translations’ – Hugh, Directed by Dennis McKeever, Phoenix Players 

 

Tv & Film

‘Maru’ – Sargent Slack, Directed by Lawerence Gough – Stirling Films

‘Give My Head Peace’ Directed by Tom Poole – BBC 

‘True Crimes’ Directed by John Carlin – Stirling Films 

‘Divorcing Jack’ – Paul, Directed by David Caffrey – Scala Production

‘The Most Fertile Man in Ireland’ – Dating Co-ordinator, Directed by Dudi Appleton – Samson Films

‘The Boys and Girl from County Clare’ – Registration Officer, directed by John Irvine – Studio Hamburg 

‘Mickeybo and Me’ – Rifle stall owner, Directed by Terry Loane – Universal Pictures 

‘Sunday’ Father Daly, Directed by Charles McDougall – Box TV 

‘Bye-Child’ – Priest, Directed by Bernard McClaverty – Poetry in Motion 

‘Not a Word’ – Derek, Directed by Cathy Mooney

 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native)  Northern Irish* 

 

https://vimeo.com/briandevlin
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Richard McFerran

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Richard
McFerran

Height: 185cm

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Blue-Grey

Playing Age: 35-45 years

Credits

Film & TV

Feature FilmNATO Officer, ‘GHOST MACHINE’Generator EntertainmentChris Hartwill
Feature FilmParamedic, ‘FREAKDOG’Generator EntertainmentPaddy Breathnach
Short FilmLead, ‘STATUES’Carlos Macia, Steve Glenn
TelevisionThomas Russell, ‘THE MUSIC COLLECTORS,’ Stirling ProductionsSteve Glenn

Stage

2020StageDanielFISHNo Touching Theatre FestivalNuala Donnelly
2019StageTomTHE GLASS MENAGERIESouthbank PlayhouseJohnny McGurgan
2019StageJohn/Various Roles31 HOURSPintsized ProductionsNuala Donnelly
StageTony BlairARGUMENTS FOR TERRORISMRansom ProductionsRachel O’Riordan
StageRosseMACBETHReplay ProductionsRichard Croxford
StageJonny/Various DirectorsPILLS, THRILLS & AUTOMOBILESApe Theatre CompanyMatt Kane
StageGeorgeA WARWICKSHIRE TESTIMONYPleasance TheatreJulian Forsythe
StageFriarTIS PITY SHE’S A WHOREQueens UniversityRachel O’Riordan
StageIagoOTHELLOMountview AcademyAnna Barry
StageWinstonSEARCHING FOR THE ENEMYBoomerang Theatre CompanyTrish Edelstein
StageThe GovernorTHE GOVERNMENT INSPECTORLyric Theatre BelfastDavid Grant
StageRomeoROMEO AND JULIETStacked ActorsAdam Philpott
StageBassanio / VariousTHE MERCHANT OF VENICEStacked ActorsAdam Philpott
StageThe MikadoTHE ROCKIN’ MIKADOUlster Theatre CompanyMichael Poynor

Commercial

CommercialLeadAXA CAR INSURANCESpot on ProductionsMickey O’Neill

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native)  American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast*, Black Country, Irish-Northern, Irish* -Southern, RP, Scottish-Standard

Music & Dance:  Baritone, Dance (general), Jazz Singing, Sight-Reading, Singing (general)

Performance:  Actor-Singer, APC Basic Rapier & Dagger, BADC Standard, Children’s Theatre, Commentating, Corporate Roleplay, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Role Play, Sports Commentary, Theatre In Education, Voice Over, Voice Over Professional/Specialist

Sports: Bowling, CrossFit, Football, Golf, Running, Snooker, Stage Combat

Other: Car Driving Licence, Drama Workshop Leader. 

Training

Mountview Academy, Post Graduate Diploma Acting, 1 year, 2005-2006

Queens University Belfast, BA Drama, 2001-2004 

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Sharon Mawhinney

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Sharon
Mawhinney

Height: 163 cm

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel

Playing Age: 40-55 years

Credits

Film & TV

2020 – ‘Bloodlands’, CSI – BBC N Ireland, Hat Trick / Mercurio – Pete Travis.  

2013- Present, ‘Line of Duty’,  DC Sharon Byrnes (S2-6) – World Productions, John Strickland, Sue Tully, Douglas Mackinnon

2016 – ‘The Fall’ (S3) , Reporter, BBC N Ireland – Allan Cubitt. 

2015 – ‘The Secret’,  Family Dr,  Hat Trick, BBC N Ireland  –  Nick Murphy.                                 

 2015 – ‘Racht’ Mary Bonnar ,  TG4, Paper Owl Films – Gavin Halpin. 

2015 – ‘Lost City of Z’ , RGS Lady – Plan B – James Gray

SHORT FILMS: 

2018 – ‘Lowtide’ , Mam. Failsafe Films – Ian Hunt Duffy – Awards – (Dublin International Film Festival, Savigliano Film festival,  Molins Film Festival, Underground Cinema award, Voghera Film Festival)

2018 – ‘The Last Letter’ , Mum of solider – Wee Buns Productions, Terry Loane. 

Commercial & Photographic

2020, Aerogen MedicalDr for brochure and AD Campaign    

2019, Invest NI – Business Chairman Brochure Campaign 

2019,  Irish Management In  Business woman for  billboard/brochure

2018, Cancer Focus Businesswoman – online ad

2018, Tourism Ireland  – Tourist – worldwide online

Presenting

2020, ‘Job Finder’ – Series of online adverts. 

ADR

2014 – ‘The Fall’ (S2) – Policewoman, Police radio, Sobbing wife, Solicitor –  BBC N Ireland. 
 
2018 – ‘Doing Money’ – Police radio, Detective, Airport Announcer – BBC. 
 

Game Show

2016 – ‘Bookworms Pilot’ – Contestant – BBC N.Ireland

2018 – ‘Flinch Pilot’ – Audience feedback – Netflix

Cast Double

2016 – ‘Let it Ride’ – Luciana, Nickelodeon. 

2020 – ‘The Northman’  – Slav Witch Fit Double

 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native)  Northern Irish*, Southern Irish, American – Standard, RP, Scottish. 

Skills:

Qualified Dog Groomer, Hairdresser, Horse riding, BSL Medical secretary, good with medical terms.

Clean Full driving Licence, Access NI Certified. 

 

Training

Tv presenter training at 3 Mills Studios, London 2012

Vox Pops Leicester Square for Aspire TV Training 2013

PTC training at 3 Mills Studios, London 2013

Vocal tuition with S Petit Belfast 2010

Horse riding workshop 2013

British sign Language trained at Serc Bangor and Millfield College Belfast

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Frederika Machala

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Frederika
Machala

Height: 178cm

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel

Credits

Film + TV

‘Line of Duty’ – PC Fairmount (BBC/World Productions, 2018-Pres)

Short Film: 

‘Promises’ – Bella (Planet Go Productions, 2017)

‘Mary Sue’ – Abbie (Planet Go Productions, 2017)

‘Ireland Project’ – Holly (Independent film, 2018)

‘Duobis Signs’ – Jenny (Amedex Productions, 2018)

‘Nova Jones’ – CBBC, ‘Alien Camera Women’ – 2021

Stage

‘The Lion King’ – Ed (Warehouse Theatre Company, 2016)

‘Beauty and the Beast’ – Monsieur Dark (Warehouse Theatre Company, 2017)

‘Cinderella’ – Lady Tramaine (Warehouse Theatre Productions, 2018)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – Hippolyta right hand (Terranova Productions, 2018)

‘The Wizard of Oz’ – Dorothy gale (2nd Skin Theatre Company, 2019)

Commercial

Monroe’s & IMC Cinema – Waitress (Stygian Storm Media, 2018)

Road Safety Awareness – Sarah (Castle on the Hill Productions, 2019)

TCL UK Mobile Trailer – Charlotte (Joe McStravick) 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native).  Northern Irish* English Cockney, Valley-Girl American, Welsh. 

Modern Dance, Hip-hop, Gymnastics, Trapeze, Stage Combat. 

Training

Acting Classes at the Warehouse Theatre Company (2017-2018)

Intro to Acting & Improv. with Rosie Pelan (2018)

Studying Shakespeare Terranova Productions (2018)

Acting Classes at 2nd skin Theatre Company (2019-2020)

Tinderbox Theatre Company (2019-2020)

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Marina Hampton

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Marina
Hampton

Height: 162.5cm

Hair Colour: Medium Black

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Playing Age: 40-50 years

Credits

Film & TV

DOE Ad for cycle safety 

‘INVISIBLE’ playing Petrol Station owner (Short film) by Afro Mic Productions

‘A PATCH OF FOG’ playing TV Make-up artist by The Fyzz Facility Film 3 Ltd, Playing opposite Conleth Hill.

‘LINE OF DUTY’ playing Helen in Season 3 for the BBC playing opposite Adrian Dunbar.

‘THE CIRCUIT KING’ playing Alpha Female (Short film) by Lamb Films.

‘SPLASH AREA’ playing Mental Patient (Feature Film) by Yellow Fever Productions.

Short Film – ‘ALONE’ – Mary,  Kullas MediaAndrew Cullas

Stage

2019, Stage, Multi Role inc Bob Cratchit, ‘CHRISTMAS CAROL’, Bright Umbrella Company, Trevor Gill
2019, Stage, Monologue, ‘VAGINA MONOLOGUES’, SheWolf Theatre Company, Jo Egan
2017, Stage, Agnes, ‘THE THREE SISTERS’, Tinderbox Theatre Company, Don McCamphill
2016, Stage, Tattoo Artist, ‘FAST AND LOOSE’, Accidental Theatre Company
2016, Stage, Diane, ‘HERITAGE OF VIOLENCE’, Tinderbox Theatre Company, Don McCamphill
2016, Stage, Marion, ‘THE BURIAL’, Tinderbox Theatre Company, Don McCamphill
2014, Stage, Sarah, ‘FOXFINDER’, Transfer Theatre Company, Roger Danes
2014, Stage, Cornelia, ‘SOMETHING UNSPOKEN’, Gambit Theatre Company, Tom Finlay
2013, Stage, May, ‘CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF’, DAMD Theatre Company, Ronan Miskimmin
2013, Stage, Mary O’Dell, ‘DEATH OF A CANARY’, Irish Theatre Company, John Dunn
2013, Stage, Cleopatra, ‘SHAKESPEARE SISTER’, Fickly Friends
2012, Stage, Mrs Gardiner, ‘PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’, Kaleidoscope, Kerry Rooney

Further Credits

2016, Voice Over, Julie, ‘EDUCATING RITA’, The Lyric Theatre, Belfast, Emma Jordon
2016, Writing, ‘BOUNDRIES’, Tinderbox Theatre Company, Don McCamphill
2011, Musical, Witch, ‘NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS’ , Kaleidoscope, Kerry Rooney

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native)  Northern Irish* American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Dublin, English-Standard, London, Welsh-Standard

Circus Skills – Stilt Walking, Juggling and Diablo.

Sports Skills – Archery, firearms, abseiling, rock climbing, boxing, skiing, skiting, cycling, swimming,

Animal Skills – Experience in riding horses, donkeys, camels and elephants.  Good dog handler.

Full clean driving Licence.

Training

Stage Combat qualified – Actor Combatant  Academy of Performance Combat. (Trained in 22 weapons and at an Advanced Level in 8 weapons.  

Meisner Technique Training Course 1 and 2 –  Scott Williams.

Trained through the Tinderbox Theatre Company, Lyric Theatre, Bruiser Academy, R.S.C., Actors Studio and School of Music.

Accent, Radio Drama, Physical Theatre, Voice and Singing training. 

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Naseen Morgan

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Naseen
Morgan

Height: 5' 2

Hair Colour: Auburn/Red

Eye Colour: Blue / Green

Playing Age: 22-35

Credits

Film & TV

Rosin – ‘Hope’ – EWTN America / Campbell Miller Films. Directed by Campbell Miller. 

Emma – ‘Congratulations’ – NI Screen / Waddell Media. Directed by Eoin Cleland. 

Anna  – ‘Don’t Go Hungry’ – Write Path NI Janine Cobain. Directed by Alan Stewart. 

Finn Researcher – ‘A Patch Frog’  – The Fyzz Facility /The Jones Company – Micheal Lennox. 

Marie – ‘The Volting Age’ – Stable Productions DAC. Directed by Ruan Magen. 

Kathleen – ‘Unquiet Graves!’ – Sean Murray Films. 

‘True North / Day at the Races’ – BBC 2. Directed by Mairtin De Barra. 

Lizzy – ‘Wild Goose Lodge’ – William Martin Productions. Directed by Paul Mc Ardle. 

‘Safe Haven’ – Causeway Pictures. Directed by Marty Stalker. 

Collette – ‘Dairy Girls’ – Ulster Fry Company. Directed by Ciaran Murray/ Billy Mc Williams. 

Grace – “Bravery Under Fire’ – EWTN America /Campbell Miller Films. 

Siobhan – ‘Thrist Dates’ – Ulster Fry Company. Directed by Ciaran Murray/ Billy Mc Williams. 

Isla – ‘Valentines Day’ – Ulster Fry Company. Directed by Ciaran Murray/ Billy Mc Williams

Kerri – ‘Incoming Call’ – NI Screen / Waddell Media. Directed by Eoin McCleland. 

Sophie – ‘Before Tomorrow’ – Whats Next Films. Directed by Margaret McGoldrick. 

Andrea – ‘Heads and Tails’ – Red Hen Productions. Directed by Frederick D Stephenson. 

Allison – ‘XMOOR’ – The Fyzz Facility. Directed by Luke Hyams. 

Sarah – ‘Endless’ – Directed by Ronnie McQuillan. 

Jennifer – ‘Red Light’ – Stay Beautiful Films. Directed by Brian Mulholland. 

‘NI Jobs’ – Street Monkey. 

Jess – ‘A Night Out’ – Directed Colin Graham. 

Amy – ‘Listen’ – NI Screen – David Moody. 

 

Theatre

Mary Kelly – ‘Night At The Museum’ – C21 Theatre Company. Directed by Stephen Kelly. 

Mary – ‘The Shanty Man’ – Accidental Theatre – Megan Armitage. 

‘The Glass Bell’ – Kennedy and Turley. Directed by Finn Kennedy. 

Kathleen – ‘Aftermath’ – Directed by Pam Brighton. 

Ned – ‘Fast & Loose’ – Accidental Theatre. Directed by Andrea Montgomery. 

Joanna – ‘The Red Door’ – Directed by Gary Wilson. 

Scarlet – ‘Truth be Told. Directed by Andrew Penfold. 

Susan – ‘A Friends in Need’ – Directed by Gary Wilson. 

Daniella – ‘Job Interview’ – Accidental Theatre. Directed by Richard Lavery. 

Erin – ‘Text Life’ – Replay Theatre Company / Clinic Theatre. Directed by Janice Kernoghan. 

Tallulah – ‘Bugsy Malone’ – Hotch Potch – Neil Keery. 

Gwendowlyn -‘The Imprtance Of Being Earnest’ – Stella Adler Studios. Directed by Grace Kiley. 

Carol -‘Oleanna’ – Stella Adler Studios. Directed by Grace Kiley. 

Becca -‘The Rabbit Hole’ – Stella Adler Studios. Directed by Grace Kiley. 

Kali – ‘Truth Be Told’ – BID. Directed Ros Morgan. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native).  Northern Irish* Southern Irish, General American, New York, Southern American, London General, South London, RP, Scottish, Polish, German. 

 

Additional Skills: 

Profesional Horse Rider, Stage Combat, Tri Athelete , Alto, Fluent Gaelige, Improvisation, Open Water Swimming, Cycle Racing, Writing and Directing. 

 Clean Driving Licence. 

Training

Stella Adler Studios – Grace Kiley, Colm Chille Innishere -Trevor O Chlortaigh/Sim Mc Connigh, Black Bird Theatre.