Brendan Farrell

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Height: 5' 6" (167cms)

Principal Age Range: 42 - 48

Build: Average

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

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This month will see Brendan filming in Derry City. He is cast in the supporting role of 'DANNY' in "A BUMP ALONG THE WAY" a feature film being made as part of Northern Ireland Screen's New Talent Focus scheme. Set in Derry, a warm-hearted story of a single mother in her 40s who finds herself unexpectedly pregnant after an encounter with a 24 year old, Shelly Love is directing.

Brendan trained at Bow Street Academy of Screen Acting and Gaiety School of Acting, and also with tutors from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and the Lir.

Recent short film roles include “Lead Beard” in “THEY MAKE YOU GROW A BEARD”, “Shay” in “KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN”, and “Psychologist” in “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS”.

Selected theatre credits include “Benedick” in “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING”, “Mr. Collins” in “PRIDE AND PREJUDICE”, “Padraig Pearse” in “A TERRIBLE BEAUTY EXPOSED”, “Bottom” in “A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM”, “Dermot” in “PORT AUTHORITY”, “Luther Billis” in “SOUTH PACIFIC”, “Judge Brack” in “HEDDA GABLER”, “Billy” in “EDEN”, and “Franz Liebkind” in “THE PRODUCERS”.


Accents & Skills

Accents: Southern Irish*, Dublin, Northern Irish, Scottish, English, English RP, Regional UK, American, Regional American, East European, French, German, Scandinavian

Skills: Full Driving Licence, Stage Combat, Drone Pilot

Music & Dance: Baritone, Guitar, Keyboards, Piano

Sports: Golf, Pool, Running, Snooker

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Advanced Performance

Gaiety School of Acting, 2009-10

Acting & Directing

Wayne Jordan, 2010 & 2013

Acting For Stage

Vincent O’Neill, 2016

Screen Acting & Advanced Screen Acting

Bow Street Academy of Screen Acting, 2016-17

American Plays & The Method (2018)

Peter McAllister, Central School of Speech & Drama, London

Martin McDonagh Workshop (2018)

Geoff Colman, Central School of Speech & Drama, London


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children (Short)

Shay

Cal McGhee

Cal McGhee

They Make You Grow A Beard (Short)

Lead

Anthony Kinsella

Shoot Cut Grade

Trace Of Evil (Television)

Jeff Methvin

Charlotte Blennerhassett

Peninsula TV for CBS Reality

The Play’s The Thing (Short)

Mick

Ger O Shea

2PlusTwo Productions


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Henry V

Henry

NUI Maynooth

Fiona White

Iphigenia In Orem

Lead

Moat Theatre Naas

Lianne O'Shea

The Producers

Franz Liebkind

Gaiety Theatre Dublin

Noel McDonough

Eden

Billy

Moat Theatre Naas & Tour

Paul O'Brien

Fiddler On The Roof

Avrahm

Gaiety Theatre Dublin

Vivian Coates

Hedda Gabler

Judge Brack

Moat Theatre Naas & Tour

David Cullinane

South Pacific

Luther Billis

National Concert Hall

Garry Mountaine

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bottom

Moat Theatre Naas

Ger O'Shea

Port Authority

Dermot

Moat Theatre Naas

Deirdre Goodwin

A Terrible Beauty Exposed

Padraig Pearse

Riverbank Arts Centre

Lianne O'Shea

Pride And Prejudice

Mr. Collins

Moat Theatre Naas

Eilish Rafferty

Much Ado About Nothing

Benedick

Pearse Museum, Balally

Brendan Phelan



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