Esosa Ighodaro

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Height: 5' 5"

Principal Age Range: 32 - 38

Build: Average

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown


Esosa is cast in the supporting role of 'Sandra's Solicitor' in "HERSELF" a feature film directed by Phyllida Lloyd which wrapped filming in Dublin at the end of May. "HERSELF" is being produced by Rory Gilmartin, Ed Guiney of Element Pictures, and Sharon Horgan Of Merman. It's written by and will star Clare Dunne in the lead role of 'Sandra'. Prior to this Esosa wrapped filming on Subotica and Rumble Films Feature Film "THE OTHER LAMB" by C.S. Mullen which was filmed in Co. Wicklow and directed by Malgo Szumowska.

Her screen credits also include 'REGINA' in RTE Television's drama "TAKEN DOWN" directed by David Caffrey, 'Archeologist' in the feature film "ROSE PLAYS JULIE" (post-production), a role in 925 Productions Irish Film Board short "PROCESSION" directed by Jed de Brí (post-production), 'Sagitari Soldier' in Warner Horizon TV's television series "KRYPTON" (SyFy US), and a role in Season 2 of AMC's "INTO THE BADLANDS".

Theatre credits include the part of 'Louise' in The Gate Theatre's production of "PRIVATE LIVES" directed by Patrick Mason, a role in Corcadorca's "SACRIFICE AT EASTER", a chorus and ensemble role in the Abbey's staging of "OEDIPUS" directed by Wayne Jordan, the part of “Negro Woman” in Tennesee Williams “A STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE” which ran in The Gate Theatre, and the part of 'Woman of the Sidhe' in WB Yeats "THE ONLY JEALOUSY OF EMER" directed by Ray Yeates.

Esosa is also a lead vocalist and a captivating live performer with stage experience in both large and intimate surroundings.

Accents & Skills

Accents: Neutral Irish, Standard American, English, English RP, British, Nigerian

Skills: Singer, Musician, Indoor Wall Climbing (beginner)

Interests: Dance, Drawing, Yoga, Travel, Writing

Music & Dance: Accomplished Singer and Dancer, Learning Electric Bass, Guitar (Basic), Piano (Basic)





Production Company

Procession (Short Film)


Jeda de Brí

925 Productions IFB

Krypton (Television)

Sagitari Soldier

Kate Dennis

Warner Horizon TV / DC




Theatre/Theatre Company


Pivate Lives


The Gate Theatre

Patrick Mason

Sacrifice at Easter



Pat Kieran


Chorus & Ensemble

The Abbey Theatre

Wayne Jordan

The Only Jealousy of Emer

Woman of the Sidhe

Henrietta Street Dublin / City Arts Office

Ray Yeates

A Streetcar Named Desire

Negro Woman

The Gate Theatre

Ethan McSweeney

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