Orla McSharry

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Height: 5' 4"

Principal Age Range: 34 - 40

Build: Slim

Hair: Blonde

Eyes: Blue

 

Orla is currently in rehearsals to play 'Katie Polpin' in Sligo Drama Circle's staging of John B. Kane's play "BIG MAGGIE" which will run nightly in Sligo's Hawk's Well Theatre from February 27th to March 2nd.

Past theatre credits include the title role in The Hawk's Well's Christmas panto RUMPELSTILTSKIN, 'Angela Tiernan' in Yvonne Quinn and Bairbre Ni Chaoimh's play "THE STOLEN CHILD" directed by Michael Leydon (Blue Raincoat's Factory Performance Space), 'Woman' in a site specific production of "PURGATORY" in Sligo's Hazelwood House directed by John Carty with the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, 'Lily' in "DAUGHTERS OF EMER" as part of the Lily and Lolly Yeats international Festival directed by John Carty (The Model Theatre Space and the Hawks Well Theatre), 'Hester Swane' in "BY THE BOG OF CATS" directed by Ursula Smullen (Hawkswell Theatre), and the lead role of 'Constance' in "THE CONSTANT WIFE" directed by Gerry Ryan (Hawks Well Theatre).


Accents & Skills

Accents: Irish*, Northern Irish, Regional Irish, Dublin, English, English RP, Regional English, Scottish, Standard American, Regional American

Skills: Improvisation, Drama Facilitator

Interests: Theatre , Fitness , Singing , Poetry

Music & Dance: Jazz /Ballet, Tap , Irish Dance

Sports: Pilates , Yoga , Kangoo Dance , Aerobics

Qualifications: Speech and Drama teacher

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Workshop

Jim Culleton

Workshop

Mikel Murfi

Blue Raincoat Academy Voice Training and Development

David Goldsworthy & MarieAnn Letron

Blue Raincoat Academy Movement Corporeal Mime

Jorge Correa Bethancourt / The Factory


Theatre

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Stolen Child

Angela Tiernan

The Factory, Sligo

Michael Leydon

Purgatory

Mother

Hazelwood House, Sligo

John Carty

Big Maggie

Katie

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo

Ursula Smullen

Daughters of Emer

Lily

The Model & Hawks Well, Sligo

John Carty

Translations

Marie

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo

TBC

The Constant Wife

Constant

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo

Gerry Ryan

By the Bog of Cats

Hester Swane

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo

Ursula Smullen

Endgame

Nell

Glen Centre

Joan Fitzpatrick



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