Louise O’Meara

Louise O’Meara

Playing Age: 20-30

Height: 5'7"

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Hazel

 

Biog

Louise has trained with Galway Youth Theatre, The English Drama Ensemble in Salzburg and The Gaiety School of Acting, graduating in 2014 from the Gaiety School of Acting’s full time actor training course. At the GSA, Louise performed in the graduating class’s play Dirty Laundry written and directed by former WAAPA director Chris Edmund.

Along with acting Louise has worked as production manager for the Gaiety School of Acting’s Youth Theatre Company and has worked as Assistant Director with Articulate Anatomy on The Spinning Heart.

Louise has just completed training as a producer with Smock Alley’s Generator programme and worked on shows for the Scene + Heard Festival 2017.

Louise also enjoys writing and has written pieces for Collaborations Festival and Smock Allies 2016 + 2017 Scene + Heard Festivals. Louise also writes short stories and was shortlisted for the Jonathon Swift Creative Writing Award 2015 and was awarded one of Kildare Arts Council ‘Stories for the Ear 2016’ prizes. She has completed a playwrighting course with Fishamble Theatre Company.

Louise also works as a co-producer and actor with Illustrated Productions, having just completed their latest project, Bronte, by Polly Teale, playing the role of the eldest sister Charlotte.

Louise has a degree in Psychology from NUI Galway.

 

CV

TV/Film

The Woman is Present Mary Moynihan Smashing Times
Phobia Kaja Juul Citron IADT Graduate Short
Necknom Viko Nicki Gaiety School of Acting

Theatre

Brontë Charlotte Smock Alley + dlr Mill Theatre
Clare Maguire
Animalia Danielle Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival
Sarah Finlay
The Wise Wound Gertrude Gonzo Theatre Company
Philip Doherty
St Boxfriend Mary Illustrated Productions / Scene & Heard Festival
Ashes to Roses Mary Magdalene Articulate Anatomy / Eolia Conservatory Barcelona
Under My Bed Teresa EPIC
Clare Maguire
Holia Shannon Katie Hudson
Borstal Boy Ensemble Verdant Productions
The Critc Quaker / Ensemble Rough Magic / Dublin Theatre Festival

Radio

Bee Loud Glade Narrator / Singer Crazy Dog Productions / RTE Arena

Training

Gaiety School of Acting Dublin 2 2 Year Fulltime Course
Max Hafler Michael Chekhov Technique
Helena Walsh Fitzmaurice Voicework
Boom Circus Physical Theatre and Mask
Saul Kotzubei Fitzmaurice Voicework
Raymond Keane Clowning 1 & 2
Paul Brennan Michael Chekhov Technique
Liam Halligan Acting for Shakespeare
Andrew Flynn & Max Hafler Galway Youth Theatre Company

Skills

Movement: tap, freestyle, contemporary,  hip hop, Irish, basic ballet dance. Le Coq Mime training.

Singing: Mezzo-Soprano with High Belt.

Skills: Trumpet. Rhythm drumming. Basic American Sign Language.  Level 2 Kayaking. Driving Licence. BDCA certified in rapier and dagger and unarmed stage combat

Accents: Northern Irish, midlands Irish, Dublin. Regional British. Mid-west American

Latest News

15/03/17

Louise in Bronte at the Mill

Catch our Louise O’Meara in #Bronte at Dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum Book now to avoid disappointment http://bit.ly/2nEALUc

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13/02/17

Louise in Charlie’s Office Angels

Check out our Louise O’Meara in #CharliesOfficeAngels in this year’s #SceneandHeard at Smock Alley Theatre from 14th-16th Feb @ 21.15 #Zeitgeist

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3/02/17

Louise O’Meara back in Animalia

Don’t miss our Louise O’Meara in #Animalia at Bewleys Cafe Theatre running until 13th February Book now to avoid disappointment https://www.facebook.com/events/1884111028491539/

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