Margaret McAuliffe

Margaret McAuliffe

Playing Age: 26 - 35

Height: 5'7"

Hair: Red

Eyes: Blue/Green

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Biog

Margaret graduated from the 2 year full-time acting course in the Gaiety School of Acting in 2010. Since then she has worked in many productions including Chris in ‘Broadening’ directed by Ronan Phelan (Rough Magic – associate director) for the ABSOLUTE Fringe Festival in The Lir Studio 2 (2012), Emily in ‘Digging for Fire’ directed by Matt Torney (Rough Magic – associate director) in the Project Arts Centre (2013), and as Robin in the touring production of ‘Jezebel’ directed by Lynne Parker (Rough Magic) (2014). In 2015 she toured around Ireland and England with the highly successful ‘My English Tongue, My Irish Heart’ directed by Martin Lynch (Greenshoot Productions) which started its run, in Belfast’s Waterfront Studio. In 2016 she wrote and produced her own show with the Show in a Bag initiative entitled ‘The Humours of Bandon’ which enjoyed rave reviews, a sell-out run in Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt and earned her the ‘Bewley’s Little Gem Award’ as well as a nomination for Best Performer at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards 2016. To round off a very successful 2016, she played Betsy/ensemble in The Abbey Theatre’s production of ‘Anna Karenina’ dir. Wayne Jordan, in a new version of the Tolstoy classic revisited by celebrated Irish playwright Marina Carr, which enjoyed a sell-out run and played to the end of January 2017.

Fishamble: The New Play Company are currently producing ‘The Humours of Bandon’ and Margaret has performed in venues nationwide as part of the spring leg of her tour including a sell-out 3 week run in Bewley’s Café Theatre in March. Full details of this and her upcoming tour dates are available at http://fishamble.com/the-humours-of-bandon/

Margaret enjoys performing in comedy sketches online. Her two most popular videos include ‘The Fiscal Treaty spoof vid’ (doletv) which has garnered nearly 60,000 views on youtube and ‘Are Chairs like Facebook’ which has over 206,000 views.

Margaret is also a former champion Irish Dancer and teaches modern, jazz and hip hop dancing in the Gaiety School of Acting for their summer Triple Threat boot camp.

In addition to her acting credits, Margaret also works with toBE, a forum theatre company, as an actor, improviser and deviser.

Margaret is a strong alto singer having starred in musicals and dance shows as a child, teenager and college student. She played one of the principal parts in the Scottish opera version of Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ directed by the late Gerry Haugh which opened the O’Reilly Theatre in January 2000.

Margaret has her own car and a full clean driver’s licence.

 

CV

TV/Film

Rollover Red Peter Dunne
Big Deal Claudia Coming Up Films
Steve Ryan
Camera Shy Deborah Peter Dunne
Fiscal Treaty spoof video Politician/Presenter doletv productions
Turlough Kelly
Reset Voice Peter Dunne
I am Spoon Anne Alan Mulligan
Insomnia Lisa Adrian Legge
Pactum Est Praecipitox Ms Lambe Peter Dunne
SMOLT Mallet's Ma Michael Higgins

Theatre

The Humours of Bandon Annie / Various Fishamble - nationwide spring tour
Stefanie Preissner
Anna Karenina Betsy / Ensemble Abbey Theatre
Wayne Jordan
The Humours of Bandon Annie / Various Bewley's Cafe Theatre @ Powerscourt
Stefanie Preissner
My English Tongue My Irish Heart Ensemble/Various Green Shoot Productions
Martin Lynch
Jezebel Robin Rough Magic
Lynne Parker
Deeds of Deceit Verity White Speckintime Productions
Matthew Ralli
The King's Feet Amanda Chalk Talk Productions
Aoife Spillane-Hinks
Digging for Fire Emily Rough Magic
Matt Torney
Clear the Air Lisa Underscore_Productions
Ronan Phelan
Broadening Chris Glassdoll Productions
Ronan Phelan
The Steward of Christendom Annie Dunne T36
Noel McCarthy
Iphigenia in Aulis Chorus Classic Stage Ireland
Andy Hinds
Richard III Duchess of York Fast & Loose Productions
Valerie O'Connor
Faustus! Mephistopheles Smock Alley Theatre
Roger Gregg
The Comedy of Errors Antiphola of Syracuse Shakespeare in the Park
Kristian Marken
Casa Lisa Hanna Project Arts Centre
Liam Halligan
On Raftery's Hill Sorrel Raftery T36
Dan O'Mahony

Training

Commedia dell'Arte Corn Exchange Theatre Company Tutor - Annie Ryan
Actor Training Course Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin 2 2yrs Fulltime

Skills

Singing: Alto – Musical Theatre, Rock, Pop, Folk, Country, Soul.

Very good with accents. Stage Combat. Champion Irish Dancer. Writer. Comedy Improv. Full Driving Licence. Advanced Open Water PADI cert. Physical Theatre. Mime. Voiceover

Latest News

4/08/17

5…6…7…and off she goes!

We’re wishing Margaret Mc Auliffe all the luck in the world for her Edinburgh Fringe festival press night tonight! Directed by Stefanie Preissner (pictured), her self-penned show ‘The Humours of Bandon’ has charmed audiences the length and breadth of the country, most recently at the West Cork Fit Up festival where tHOB broke ticket sale records going […]

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15/07/17

Bandon to Birr!

Fresh from her Irish Writers’ Guild, ZeBBie win and last week’s sold-out performances at Clonmel’s Junction festival, Margaret Mc Auliffe is back on the road, this time heading to Birr Co. Offaly to perform her multi-award winning play The Humours of Bandon in Birr Theatre and Arts Centre as part of Scripts 2017, Ireland’s playwriting festival. The show starts at […]

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15/06/17

EPIC Bloomsday activities

Both Margaret Mc Auliffe and David Fennelly will be performing in a Joyce-themed event this Bloomsday 16th June, they will be doing some readings from Joyce’s emigration-themed work for EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum at CHQ (Custom House Quarter). There is a reading at 11am and there will be another at 3pm, performing a few extracts from Dubliners, […]

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