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Neil Heaney

Neil
Heaney

Height: 165cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 30

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Experience

Neil has many years of experience in the  arts industry both in film and theatre.

Neil spent his time studying in Belfast on the HND Performing Arts course and in Newry beforehand studying a BTEC in performing arts receiving grades of three Distinctions in both courses. 

He has participated in many Theatre Productions with ‘Spanner in the Works’ including ‘Deception’, ‘Banjaxed’ and Overload’ to name a few

Credits

2022, ‘Taxi Jo’s Road To Hell’ – Web Series, Role of Charlie, Dir: Gino Lynch.

2021, ‘The Reavey Brothers’ – Short Film, Role of William Graham, Dir: John Reavey. 

2021, ‘Broken Journeys’ – Film, Dir: Brian Dick.

2019, ‘Obey’ – Music Video, Dir: Alan Dunne 

2017, ‘Hughes’ – Commercial, Afromic Productions’

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Irish northern*, Belfast, Dublin, Kerry, Liverpool, Cockney, Geordie, RP, American- New York.

Skills: Singing, Pop, Tenor – Baritone. Sports – Golf, Pool, Running, Athletics, Darts, Football, Gaelic Football, Running-Marathon, Snooker. 

Full Drivers Licence. 

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Jack McConville

Jack
McConville

Height: 156cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Green

Age: 9

bio

Experience

Jack attends The Shelley Lowry School studying Acting for Film and TV classes.

Skills

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

Skills: Guitar, Bodhran, Gaelic and Soccer 

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Chris McIlvenny

Chris
McIlvenny

Height: 180cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 26

bio

Experience

Chris trained at The Arden School of Theatre and is currently based in London and Manchester. 

His recent theatre credits include: Davey in Philip Ridley’s ‘Vincent River’ in Liverpool Playhouse and the TIE tour of Italy.

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Belfast*, American – Standard, Cork, Dublin, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Londonderry.

Skills: Singing – Bass. Alexander Technique, Bartender, Company Stage Manager, Improvisation, Podcaster, Writer, Comedy, Mask, Meisner Technique, Musical Theatre, Radio Drama, Voice Acting, Voice Over. Sports – Boxing, Darts, Football, Gaelic Football, Golf, Pool, Skiing, Snooker, Swimming

Training

Arden School of Theatre, Acting for Live and Recorded Media, 3 years, 2016-2019

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Dan Leith

Dan
Leith

Height: 173cm

Hair Colour: Dirty Fair

Eye Colour:

Age: 36

Credits

Radio, Tv & Film

2021, ‘Belfast 1912’ Role of Charles Walker, Dir: Dominic O’Neill

2019, ‘Soft Border Patrol’ Role of George – The Comedy Unit, BBC NI, Dir: Iain Davidson

2017, ‘Not One Returns To Tell’ Role of Kenneth Barton – Wireless Mystery Theatre/BBC Radio Ulster, Dir: Reggie Chamberlain King

2017, ‘Curse of the Vape-ire Role of The Vape-ire – Extra Family Productions, Dir: Laurence Doherty 

2017, ‘Case 210’ Role of Brian Conway – Foot of the Day Productions, Dir: Emmet McMullan

Theatre

2021, Role of Dan – ‘My Smile Has Fallen Down’ –  Anna Newell Theatre Adven-tures, Dir: Anna Newell 

2021, Role of Mark – ‘Tragik Plastik’ – Tinderbox Theatre Company, Dir: Patrick J O’Reilly

2020, Baby Daddy – ‘Baby Daddy’ – Replay Theatre Company, Dir: Janice Kernoghan 

2019, Role of John Cashey – ‘Belfast 1919’ – Tinderbox/ Manifesto Poetico, Dir: Carlos Garcia Estevez & Paige Allerton 

2018-19, Role of Dream Master – ‘Dream A Little Dream’ – Place to Wonder, Dir: Samantha Porciello

2019 Edward Carson/ Multi-rolling – ‘The Trials of Oscar Wilde’ – Centre Stage, Dir: Colin Carnegie 

2018, Role of Jay, ‘Date Show After Dark’ – Three’s Company, Dir: Colm Doran 

2018, Role of Hubert, ‘Hubert and The Yes Sock’ – Tinderbox Theatre Company, Dir: Patrick J O’Reilly 

2018, Role of Eddie Velour/ The Raven – ‘The Date Show’ – Three’s Company Dir: Anna Lecky 

2017 – 2018, Role of Dan – ‘Woofle’ – Replay Theatre Company – Dir :Janice Kernoghan 

2016-2018, Role of Rod – ‘The Jazzabelles’ – Dir: Nick Boyle & Neil Keery 

2014, Role of The Boy – ‘A Boy & His Box’ Replay Theatre Company, Dir: Anna Newell

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish – Belfast*, RP, Dublin, Various American 

Skills: Strong singer, plays guitar, piano and ukulele

Training

2004-2007 Queens University Belfast: BA Hons Joint English & Film

2007-2008 Queens University Belast MA Creative Writing 

2009-2011 The Lyric Drama Studio

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Ben McKnight

Ben
McKnight

Height: 130cm

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 8

bio

Experience

Attends The Shelley Lowry School studying Acting and Speech and Drama. 

Skills

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

Skills: Performing, Improvisations, Acting

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Harry Lennon

Harry
Lennon

Height: 119cm

Hair Colour: Strawberry Blonde

Eye Colour: Blue Eyes

Age: 7

bio

Experience

Harry has participated in many festivals in Speech & Drama and Music Theatre gaining many overall awards.

Harry has attained high distinction grades with London University in Music Theatre. 

He starred in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Grand Opera House Belfast as an ensemble member. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) *Northern Irish, English, Cockney, RP, American and Southern Irish. 

Skills: Judo, Football, Hip-Hop, Acting, Dancing and Cycling. 

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Chris Campbell

Chris
Campbell

Height: 165cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 17

bio

Experience

Chris is currently taking Acting for Film and Tv classes with Shelley Lowry.

He is also working towards A-Level Performing Arts with a view to pursue a career within the arts industry. 

Chris has participated in many theatre productions with The Rainbow Factory featuring as lead roles. 

Credits

Spring 2022, ‘Remember When’ – Short Film, Role of Jack – Cinemagic Production, Directed by Marie Campbell

Skills

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

Skills: Swimming and Guitar 

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Matthew Mullan

Matthew
Mullan

Height: 177.8cm

Hair Colour: Blonde/Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 17

bio

Experience

Matthew has performed in many Theatre Productions from a young age.

He has completed Acting and Speech & Drama training, achieving multiple New Era qualifications.

Matthew has gained further Acting experience through short films and advertising campaigns.

Credits

2021, Short Film – ‘Mix It Up’ 

Advertisement – Extern Safe Haven Appeal 

Hosted ‘Radio YNP Special Programme’ – Interviewing the Arts Council NI

Presented ‘The Rainbow Factory’s’ – NI Open Space Project 

Skills

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

Skills: Poetry, Presenting, Directing, Script writing, Stand-up Comedy, Improvisation and Teaching. 

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Neil Keegan

Neil
Keegan

Height: 180cm

Hair Colour: Bald/Grey

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 41

bio

Experience

Neil is an extremely natural and versatile actor.

He began his comedy journey in February 2020 just before the pandemic – some scientists say these 2 incidents are connected. Pre pandemic ‘Keego’ was gigging all over Dublin and the surrounding counties, during the pandemic, he gigs from every room in his house via the magic of the internet.

Neil is an adaptable and committed performer and is interested in experiencing all aspects of the industry. 

Skills

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

Skills: Actor, Musician – Guitar, Drums and Piano. Singer, Adler Technique, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Outdoor Performances, Stand-up Comic, Voice Acting, Archery, Badminton, Body Combat, Boxing, Golf, Kick Boxing, Muay Thai, Rugby, Stage Combat, Wrestling (professional)

Full Drivers License. 

Training

Gaeity School of Acting – Advanced acting for camera

Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre (LA) – Adler Technique 2 & Improvisation to screen

Irish Film Actors Studio – Foundation acting for camera

Irish Film Actors Studio – Advanced script analysis and auditioning

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Jack McManus

Jack
McManus

Height: 167cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 22

bio

Experience

Jack studied BA Drama and English at Queens University, Belfast. 

As well as appearing in many student short films Jack has performed in many theatre productions across the North of Ireland. 

Tv + Film

2014, A Christmas Star, Cinemagic 
 
2019, Fate The Winx Saga, Archery Pictures 
 
2020, Voice Over – No More Dead Friends (BBC – Two Minute Masterpiece Programme) 

Skills

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

Training

BA Hons, Drama with English – Queens University Belfast