Noni is an experienced and versatile actress and voice over artist. Graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2002, she began her career in theatre, playing Maggie in What The Dead Want, directed by Jimmy Fay, and worked closely with Bedrock Theatre Co. on its revival for the Dublin Fringe Festival that same year.
Since then Noni has worked extensively in Theatre, TV, Film and Radio with companies such as, Bedrock, The Performance Corporation, Purple Heart, AboutFACE, RTE, B.B.C. Drama and Element to name but a few. Some highlights include: Lizzy Lavelle and the Vanishing of Emlyclough (Jo Mangan) The Laramie Project (Paul Brennan) Massacre @ Paris (Jimmy Fay) Little Victories (Veronica Coburn) Orson Welles’ A Christmas Carol (AboutFACE) Midsummer Night’s Dream (Piedescalso Productions) Walking Away (Amalgamotion- best prod Limerick Fringe ’07), Footnotes Tap Show (Choreographer Diane Richardson) and The Merry Wives of Windsor with AC Productions. TV and film credits include Quirke, The Clinic, The Tudors, and Fair City.
Noni speaks Irish. Her stage work, includes An Triail (Dir. Bairbre Ni Chaoimh) Antigone (Splodar) and for screen, Síol (TG4) and Marion agus an Banphrionsa (Abri Productions – winner best short, Cork film fest ’06)
A co-founder of Skipalong Th. Co. Noni co-wrote two plays, One for Sorrow and Two for a Girl. She played multiple roles in both productions which were directed by Maureen White. Nominated at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2004 for the Jane Snow Award for “Innovation and Bravery in Theatre”, Two for a Girl was published in 2008 in an anthology of new Irish writing entitled Freshly Brewed. Noni travelled to New York in April 2013 to perform in a staged reading of the play, which marked its American premiere.
Noni is a company member of AboutFACE. An Irish American theatre company producing American writing internationally.
Well versed in the areas of corporate role play, Noni is also a presentation skills tutor with The Law Society of Ireland and Real Learning PLC.
|Inspector Jury 3: The Dear Leap||Flossie Brindle||Octagon Film/ Crazy Film
|Penny Dreadful||Gladys Murray||Created by John Logan for Showtime USA
|Quirke "Elegy for April"||Ward Sister||Element Pictures/BBC
|On Our Way||Jasmine||Henry and Sunny Pictures
|Síol (Ab Initro)||Pauline||TG4
Marion Ní Lionsigh
|Henry and Sunny||Waitress Clown||Henry and Sunny Pictures
|Vena||Angela||Paris Only Productions
|The Clinic||Bridget||Clarence Pictures
|The Tudors||Wailing Woman||Showtime
|Marion an Banphriosna||Mother||Abri
Melanie Clarke Pullen
|Rabo Direct Ad||Bride||Damien O'Donnell|
|Hamlet||Gertrude||GSA Shakespeare Company
|Charolais (Winner Stewart Parker Award 2017 and Little Gem Award 2014)||Siobhan/Charolais||Show in a Bag Production
Writer: Noni Stapleton Director: Bairbre Ni Chaoimh
|A Christmas Carol -Orson Welles Adaptation||Agnes Moorehead/Multiple||AboutFACE
|The Judges House||Mrs Wickham||Purple Heart
|Two for A Girl||Frances Multiple||The Cell Theatre, New York.
Written and Co- Directed by Noni Stapleton
|Curious Tales For Christmas||Mrs Delemere/Wickham||Purple Heart
|An Triail (Irish Language Production)||Máthair/Áine/Paili||Aisling Ghear
Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
|Much Ado About Nothing||Margaret||AC Productions
|The Muse Unbidden||Liz/Urge||The Jack Burdell Experience
|The Merry Wives of Windsor||Mistress Ford||AC Productions
|Antigone (Irish Language Production)||Narrator||Splodar
|Midsummer Night's Dream (English/Italian Production)||Helena||Piedescalso Productions
|Little Rudolf||Female Lead/Puppeteer||Barnstorm
|Lizzie Lavelle and the Vanishing of Emlyclough||Multiple||Performance Corporation
|Footnotes (Tap Dance Show)||Tap Dancer||Tapestry Dance Co.
|READCO||Script Deviser||READCO Workshop
|Tomorrow Belongs To Me||German Mistress of Ceremonies||Gavin Friday|
|Walking Away||Woman 5||Amalgamotion
|An Triail||Maili/Bean Loistin/Uasal||Aisling Ghear
|Two for a Girl||Frances/Multiple||Skipalong
|The Laramie Project||Multiple||AboutFace
|One For Sorrow||Eileen/Multiple||Skipalong
|Measure for Measure||Juliette/Mrs. Overdone||Joe Devlin|
|Massacre @ Paris||Multiple||Bedrock
|What the Dead Want||Maggie||Bedrock
|Valparaiso||Chorus/Camera Crew||Iomha Ildanach
|Cúchulainn I nGrá||Concubhair/Fedelma||Iomha Ildanach
|Charolais (Writer)||Siobhan & Charolais||Gorretti Slavin / RTE Radio Drama On One|
|A Heart Stolen||Narrator||KCLR, Dir: Orla Murphy|
|Stronger Than Any Flower||Breda/Narrator||KCLR, Dir: Orla Murphy|
|The Caller||Radio Producer||Daniel Reardon/RTÉ Radio|
|Gaiety School of Acting||Dublin||2 Year Fulltime Acting Course|
|Roy Hart||Voice Training|
Excellent Irish, Good ear for accents; Piano, Ukulele, Bodhrán, Bones, Good singing voice, Tap.
Noni’s show ‘Charolais’ won the Bewley’s ‘Little Gem Award’ – Dublin Fringe 2014, was shortlisted for ‘Best Theatre Script’ at 2014 Zebbie Awards, was a finalist for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2015/16, won the Stewart Parker Trust Award 2016 and was developed by RTÉ as a radio play which has garnered it further awards […]
Noni Stapleton’s award winning show ‘Charolais’ opened for a two week run in the Viking Theatre Monday, back by popular demand. It plays for two weeks, till Saturday 6th May and if last night (Tuesday)’s packed house and standing ovation means anything it’s that tickets will fly out the door for this one. Get em […]
Noni Stapleton is back into rehearsals tomorrow for a two week run in the Viking Theatre, Clontarf for her award winning play, ‘Charolais’. Click the link for tickets! Best of luck Noni, knock em, dead?! <3 Charolais 2017…Apr 24 – May 6