Mary is an actor, writer and theatre maker from Belfast. She began her love for theatre in The Rainbow Factory School of Performing Arts and later trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and graduated with a Distinction in MA Acting (Classical). She has also trained in Meisner Technique with Scott Williams and Acting with Passion with Niki Flacks.
She could most recently be seen in The Stage’s 4 Star review of Tinderbox’ ‘Rhino’ at The Lyric Theatre Belfast. She has toured across the UK and performed in London’s West End with The Play That Goes Wrong.
Mary has written an award winning play ‘Coco’ which toured with Replay Theatre Company and is designed for young people with disabilities and additional needs. She has a lot of experience working with this audience group. She has worked extensively with Replay Theatre Company and has been part of the core development team for projects.
2023 Rhino – Dudard and ensemble, director Patrick J’O’Reilly (Tinderbox Theatre Co)
2022 The Play That Goes Wrong Understudy Annie/Sandra, Director Sean Turner UK TOUR (Mischief Theatre)
2022 Scarecrow Walk 2022 The Elf’s Christmas Emporium Director Gary Crossan (Cahoots NI)
2022 Thaw, 2021 Coco, 2019 Tribe, 2020 Dancing at The Disco, 2019 Crossing The Lines (Replay Theatre Company)
2023 Fallen Women, 2020 A Walk in the Park, Playboy of the Western World, The Crucible (Lyric Theatre, Belfast)
2019 The Right Twig (Fighting Words at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast)
1984, Alice in Wonderland (Escapade Theatre Company)
2019 Marcella S3 (ITV/NETFLIX)
2019 My Left Nut (BBC)
2021 Dancing at The Disco (Replay-Childrens Festival)
Short Film Includes:
Forever, Fractured (Funky Buddha Productions)
Your Number’s Up (Big Hug Productions)
Sweets for Strangers (Public Solitude)
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama MA Acting
Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish* RP, general northern English, southern Irish, American standard, Cockney.
Contact Improvisation, Contemporary Dance, Dance (general), Freestyle Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Street Dance.
Merit BADC Standard, Children’s Theatre, Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell’Arte, Mask, Meisner Technique, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Role Play, Story Telling, Street Theatre.
Cycling, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga.