Claire
Kieran McGrogan

Height: 173cm

Hair Colour: Dark Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Age: 50

bio

Film Acting Experience

2021, Just Johnny – Role Ms Magee – Dir: Terry Loane

2020,Zipper – Role Mum – Dir: Paul Mulgrew

(Awarded 2nd Place in 1 minute short film ‘SIXTY SEXY SECONDS’ at the Raindance Film Festival 2020)

2020, Hyding in Debt – Role Carol – BFI Film Academy/Nerve Centre

2019, Dinner for Six – Role Vera – Dir: Callum Janes

2019, The Cancer Monster – Role Nurse Magee – Dir: Michael Costello

2019, An Torann Bán – Role Teacher – Dir: Thomas Purdy

2018, Grounding – Role Sandra – Dir: Oisín-Tomás Ó Raghallaigh

2018, Gravy Chip – Role Eleanor – Dir: Carl E Quinn

Extra roles: Bloodlands, Dublin Murders, Counsel, My Favourite Paul, Mother’s Day,  Sparrow, Zoo, The Jar

Skills

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

Other Skills: Singing, Piano, Basic Guitar, Recorder, Tin Whistle

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

Monologue Workshops: Mary-Ellen O’Hara(Casting Director) & Ben Cogan (Casting Director)
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)