Lisa Walsh is an actress, voice-over artist and theatre maker. Lisa trained in Drama and Theatre Studies at the Samuel Beckett Centre, TCD where her advanced studies lay in Acting and Devising. She has also trained in acting at the Lee StrasbergTheatre and Film Institute, New York and in Contemporary Irish Theatre Practice at The Lir Academy. Lisa is a founding member of Talking Shop Ensemble. Lisa performs, devises and produces with her theatre company (winners of Best Ensemble 2014, Best New Writing 2013, Lir Revival Award 2013).
Recent acting credits include, for TV and Film: Fionnuala Riordan in Fair City, RTE, 2014. Craster’s Wife, Game of Thrones (season 3), Dir. David Benioff and Dan Weiss, HBO, 2012. Sister Amelia in Cluck, Dir. Michael Lavelle, Tilted Pictures, 2012. Brendan’s Girlfriend in Shadow Dancer (Feature), Dir James Marsh, Unanimous Pictures, 2012. Popstar in Dublin in Pieces, Dir. Rick Larkin, i-Wire films, 2011. Young Auctioneer in Pat Short’s TV series Mattie, Gable End/RTE, 2010.
Recent acting credits for theatre: The Poor little Boy With No Arms, Project Arts Centre and National tour, One Duck and Mikel Murfi, 2016; Advocacy, Project Arts Centre, Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne, 2014. Nobody Smokes Anymore by Peter Sheridan, 2014 & Across the Pond by Sean O’Faollean, 2013, Site specific, Dir: Aoibhinn MarieGilroy. Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson, Project Arts Centre, Dir: Zoe Ni Riordain, Saveus Maveus and the Santa Claus Rescue, The Mill Theatre, Dir: Geoff O’Keeffe, 2011. Do You Read Me?, Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne, Smock Alley Theatre, 2011. I am a Home Bird (It’s Very Hard), Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne, Project Arts Centre, 2011.
Lisa also works as a voice over artist with Voicebank. http://www.voiceban
|Fair City||Fionnuala Riordan||RTE
|Game of Thrones||Craster Second Wife||HBO
David Beinhoff and David Weiss
|Cluck||Sister Amelia||Titled Pictures
|Shadow Dancer||Brendan's Girlfriend||Unanimous Pictures
|Popstar||Dublin in Pieces||I-Wire Films
|Mattie||Young Auctioneer||Gable End/ RTE
|Prince William||Prince Harry's Girlfriend||April Films
|I Don't Believe It!||Pregnant Teenager||Kiosk Productions
|Dakota Rain (Short)||Beth||NYC Shorts
|The Poor Little Boy with No Arms||Jangly, Gremelda, Big Mary-Rose, Sophie||One Duck & Mikel Murfi
|Nobody Smokes Anymore||Angela||By Peter Sheridan
Aoibhinn Marie Gilroy
|Advocacy||Lisa||Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne
|Across The Pond||Maeve||Shiva Productions (Site Specific)
Aoibhinn Marie Gilroy
|The Lesson||Pupil||Project Arts Centre
Zoe Ní Riordan
|SaveUs MaveUs and The Santa Claus Rescue||Sally/Criminal Henchman||Mill Theatre Dundrum
|Do You Read Me?||Lisa||Smock Alley Theatre/ Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne
|I'm a Homebird(It's very hard)||Lisa||Project Arts Centre/ Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne
|Asylum Speakers||Ada||Project Arts Centre
|Ann & Barry||Young Ann||Talking Shop Ensemble
|Manscape||Valerie Dorothy Vellore||Science Gallery
|1984||Ensemble||Samuel Beckett Theatre
|Diurnam||Mary Tyrone||Players Theatre
|Macbeth||Ensemble||Samuel Beckett Theatre
|The Good Woman of Setzuan||Shenteh||Samuel Beckett Theatre
|Easter||Mime||Cuisle Arts Cultural Centre
|Kissed by the Devil, Touched By God||Mary Lamb||Project Arts Centre
Betty Ann Norton
|Three Cheers for Mrs. Butler||Mrs. Prewet||Project Arts Centre
|Macbeth||First Witch||Second Age
|Samuel Beckett Centre||Dublin||BA Drama and Theatre Studies, 1st Class Hons (specializing in advanced acting and devising)|
|Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute||New York City||4 week performance course|
|LLCM||London College||Speech and Drama Teaching Diploma|
|FLCM||London College||Speech, Drama & Communications Fellowship|
|William Kennedy||Mime Training|
|Corn Exchange||Dublin||Commedia Workshops|
|Louis Lovett||The Ark, Dublin.||Training For Actors|
|The Lir Academy||Dublin||Acting and Irish Theatre|
Mime, Devising, Directing, Basic Singing, Role Play, Accents: Irish, RP, British, Australian, American
Lisa is a founding member of Talking Shop Ensemble Theatre Company.
Lisa is a Voice Over Artist with Voicebank.
Lisa is a Speech, Drama and Communications Trainer.
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Get 2 Castaways for the price of one (Lisa Walsh & Colm O’Brien) by going to see One Duck‘s production of THE POOR LITTLE BOY WITH NO ARMS in Project Arts Centre until Saturday before going on a nationwide tour for 2 weeks http://projectartscentre.ie/event/poor-little-boy-no-arms/
How many Castaways can you find? Here are some clips from Failte Ireland’s Launch of Ireland’s Ancient East in Carton House earlier this year – in which many Castaways participated. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XF168hXfAhY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeYRFcSSHNM
Lisa Walsh plays the part of cancer care nurse Fionnula Riordan on Fair City January 2015