Joanne Quinn

Joanne Quinn

Playing Age: 18-28

Height: 5' 4"

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue



Joanne is originally from Tipperary and came to Dublin after training extensively in both Queen,s University, Belfast and University College, Cork. She is a highly skilled physical theatre performer and has a very strong command of the Irish language.

She is co-founder of Inkling Theatre Company and starred in their debut play ‘If I Told You…’ earlier this year. She has worked on several educational theatre plays with TEAM Educational Theatre Company and is currently working with them on The Real Deal where she plays a 16 year old girl struggling in her relationship with her boyfriend.

She most recently appeared in the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade as a dancer with City Fusion and Coisceim. Theatre credits include If I Told You… (Inkling), Half a Person (Penny Productions), From Xenophobia to Amazement(Wondrous Stories, Amsterdam) The Real Deal, Doughnuts and Light Signals (TEAM), The Vagina Monologues(Charity Event), Iphegenia in Aulis (Classic Stage Ireland), How Tom Beat Captain Najork and his Hired Sportsmen and We Are Not Afraid (Curious Doings), The Pied Piper, (Source Arts Centre), The Public (Foregrounds, UCC),Shakers (Dramat, UCC)

She is a strong alto singer having starred in musicals and pantomimes as a teenager. Joanne has trained in Clowning, Movement, Mime and Yoga and she holds a Full Clean Driving Licence, is a fully trained Lifeguard and Drama Facilitator.

Joanne has a native North Tipperary accent but can change easily from Irish to American and generally has a good ear for all accents




Stayed Gone (Short) Sarah Create School
Joseph Orr
The Homecoming (Short) Jenny Faidra Films
Laura McGann
I Heart You Online (Pilot) Tina Faidra Films
Laura McGann
Australia Bound (Short) Danielle Lisa Hayes


The Birds Julia Sound Out Theatre Company
The Hairy and the Fairy The Fairy Dabbledoo Music
Oisin i Tir na nOg Various Clan Cluana
Disco Pigs Runt Heart on Sleeve
All Aboard Lapland Fluffy Fiona Sunway Holidays
Hubble Bubble Fairy Rosebella Spleodar Festival
An Irish Clown on Tour Bernie Hessenwaldschule Theater, Darmstadt
Anti-Capitalism - the Musical Empeor Galway Dance Days Festival
Big Trouble with the Santa Claus Double Molly Mill Productions, Dundrum
Countess Caroline's Haunted Tour Caroline Spleodar Festival
Real Deal Chloe HSE/TEAM Theatre Company
An Trail Marie Gaeilge Galor
Half a Person Rosie International Gay Theatre Festival
Hazel Cullen
If I told you you everything in my head,could we still be friends? Suzanne Aoife Carry
The Vagina Monologues Spotlight V Day Fundraiser
Rachel Mungra
St Patrick's Day Parade Inventor Bryan Borroughs
From Xenophobia to Amazement Jessica Wonderous Stories (Amsterdam)
Andrew Hannes
Iphigenia in Aulis Chorus Classic Stage Ireland
Andy Hinds
Light Signals Jennifer TEAM Theatre Company
John Breen
The Pied Piper Stella The Source Productions
Johnny Hanrahan
We Are Not Afraid Ensemble Curious Doings
Anna Newell
How Tom beat Captain Najork & his hired Sportsmen Heroic Curious Doings
Anna Newell


Queens University Belfast Belfast Post Graduate Diploma in Performance
University College Cork Cork Hons Degree Drama and Theatre Studies
Barabbas Theatre Company Dublin I A Clown course


Singing (alto), Movement, Mime, Yoga, Full Clean Driving Licence, Trained Lifeguard and Drama Facilitator.

Accents: Native Tipperary, Standard and regional Irish; RP, standard and regional English, American; Eastern European

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Joanne Quinn in Conor McPherson’s THE BIRDS

Joanne Quinn plays the role of Julia in Conor McPherson’s #TheBirds, a haunting play based on Daphne DuMaurier’s short story (which also lead to Hitchcock’s classic). There’s only 1 night left to see this thrilling piece of theatre – tonight at 8pm Central Arts Theatre, Waterford. Book now to avoid disappointment

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Joanne is for The Birds

There’s our lady Joanne Quinn (fresh from the Lyric Theatre Belfast) Joanne is back at The Source Arts Centre, Thurles tonight for one night only playing the role of Julia in Conor MacPherson’s THE BIRDS Break a leg Jo

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Joanne Quinn the Busy Bee

Joanne Quinn is buzzing around the country at the moment from one show to the next.   This week she is performing at the Lyric Theatre Belfast with Belfast’s newest devising theatre company Curious Doings. THE THINGS PEOPLE SAY opens on Thursday 8pm and runs until Saturday 10th of September.   Then she’ll be flying down […]

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