Noni Stapleton

Noni Stapleton

Playing Age: 34-44

Height: 5' 7"

Hair: Fair

Eyes: Grey-Blue

 

Biog

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.

www.noniclaire.com

 

CV

TV/Film

Inspector Jury 3: The Dear Leap Flossie Brindle Octagon Film/ Crazy Film
Andi Niessner
Penny Dreadful Gladys Murray Created by John Logan for Showtime USA
Coky Giedroyc
Vikings Priestess Take 5
Kari Skogland
Ripper Street Gracie BBC
Andy Wilson
Quirke "Elegy for April" Ward Sister Element Pictures/BBC
Jim O'Hanlon
On Our Way Jasmine Henry and Sunny Pictures
Fergal Rock
Síol (Ab Initro) Pauline TG4
Marion Ní Lionsigh
Henry and Sunny Waitress Clown Henry and Sunny Pictures
Fergal Rock
Vena Angela Paris Only Productions
Kevin Abosch
The Clinic Bridget Clarence Pictures
Liz Gill
Fair City Nurse RTÉ
The Tudors Wailing Woman Showtime
Ciarán Donnelly
Marion an Banphriosna Mother Abri
Melanie Clarke Pullen
Olive Friend Language
Nease Hardiman
Housemates Sharon NMTT
Jody Gaffney
Rabo Direct Ad Bride Damien O'Donnell

Theatre

Hamlet Gertrude GSA Shakespeare Company
Martin Maguire
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
Paul Meade
The Judges House Mrs Wickham Purple Heart
Vincent O'Reilly
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
Vincent O'Reilly
An Triail (Irish Language Production) Máthair/Áine/Paili Aisling Ghear
Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
Much Ado About Nothing Margaret AC Productions
Peter Reid
The Muse Unbidden Liz/Urge The Jack Burdell Experience
Roger Gregg
The Merry Wives of Windsor Mistress Ford AC Productions
Peter Reid
Antigone (Irish Language Production) Narrator Splodar
Prin Duignan
Midsummer Night's Dream (English/Italian Production) Helena Piedescalso Productions
Antonio Brunetti
Little Rudolf Female Lead/Puppeteer Barnstorm
Philip Hardy
Lizzie Lavelle and the Vanishing of Emlyclough Multiple Performance Corporation
Jo Mangan
Footnotes (Tap Dance Show) Tap Dancer Tapestry Dance Co.
Diane Richardson
READCO Script Deviser READCO Workshop
Tomorrow Belongs To Me German Mistress of Ceremonies Gavin Friday
Walking Away Woman 5 Amalgamotion
Helena Enright
An Triail Maili/Bean Loistin/Uasal Aisling Ghear
Niall O'Sioradán
The Cut Aifric Whirligig
Anne Russell
Two for a Girl Frances/Multiple Skipalong
Maureen White
The Laramie Project Multiple AboutFace
Paul Brennan
One For Sorrow Eileen/Multiple Skipalong
Maureen White
Little Victories Mother Barnstorm
Veronica Coburn
Measure for Measure Juliette/Mrs. Overdone Joe Devlin
Massacre @ Paris Multiple Bedrock
Jimmy Fay
What the Dead Want Maggie Bedrock
Jimmy Fay
Valparaiso Chorus/Camera Crew Iomha Ildanach
John O'Brien
Cúchulainn I nGrá Concubhair/Fedelma Iomha Ildanach
Stuart Roche
Mates Mildred Laurence Lowry

Radio

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

Training

Gaiety School of Acting Dublin 2 Year Fulltime Acting Course
Roy Hart Voice Training

Skills

Excellent Irish, Good ear for accents; Piano, Ukulele, Bodhrán, Bones, Good singing voice, Tap.

 

Latest News

1/09/17

“Noni Stapleton is a marvel…”

…but sure we knew that! Noni has opened Charolais in 59E59 and has already begun to steal their hearts delivering an “evening that both delights and surprises”, first review is in from Talkin Broadway, full version available here:  http://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/ob/8_31_17.html Well done Noni! Keep flying that flag, we’re super proud <3 Castaway

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23/08/17

From The Axis to NYC!

Well, our Noni had an engaging and warm reception at The Gap Arts Festival in Gorey, Co. Wexford two weeks ago as more happy audiences enjoyed her gorgeous show, Charolais…but the fun doesn’t stop there! We told you we had news and are now proud to announce that Fishamble: The New Play Company are to produce ‘Charolais’ for […]

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11/08/17

Things to get GORY in Gorey…

Our immeasurably talented Noni Stapleton is taking her poor heifer to…the Gap Arts Festival in Gorey, Co. Wexford tonight and tomorrow night!! Details including a link to buy tickets below and more to follow next week as Charolais has her sights set on distant shores! Best of luck Noni <3 Castaway https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/charolais-tickets-36479136078 Gap Theatre, Ballythomas […]

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