Tiernan graduated the Gaiety School of Acting full-time course in June 2011.
Since graduating Tiernan’s stage appearances include ‘How To Be Angry’ (Nominated for Best
Ensemble and First Fortnight award in Fringe 2017).
‘I Was an Emperor’ (Five stars). Launcelot/Salanio in ‘The Merchant of Venice’. Rosencrantz in
‘Hamlet’. Cassio in ‘Othello’.
Tomas in ‘The Last Crusader’ (…’A scene stealing cameo from Kearns’ – Peter Crawley, Irish
Tiernan played the voice and breath of Ollie in ‘The Carved Soul’ (Nominated Best Production,
Dublin Fringe 2014).
Tiernan produced, wrote and acted in ‘Extinct’ in Theatre Upstairs (..”hopefully we will see more
of Kearns’ bold work”- Irish Theatre Magazine).
Most recently Tiernan featured in the award-winning live RTE production ‘Centenary’. Other
televisions credits include Terry in the RTE/BBC Series ‘Roy’.
|Roy||Terry||Jam Media / RTE / CBBC
|Club Fear||Brother||Gaiety School of Acting
|Feast or Famine||Tiernan||Abbey Theatre - 24hr plays
|How to be Angry||Various||Smock Alley Theatre - Dublin Fringe
|Boyz of Harcourt Street||Various / Foley||Smock Alley Theatre
|The Merchant of Venice||Launcelot/Salanio||Smock Alley Theatre/Tour
|Hamlet||Rosencrantz||Smock Alley Main Space/Tour
|RTE Centenary||Irish Rebel||Bord Gais
|Othello||Cassio||GSA National Tour
|The Carved Soul||Ollie||Lambert Puppet Theatre Company - Dublin Fringe
|Last Crusader||Tomas||Theatre Upstairs
|I was an Emperor||Patrick||Smock Alley Theatre
|A Christmas Wish||Puffer||Boil in a Bag - Irish Tour
|Cleansed||Robin||Bare Cheek - The Granary Theatre
|Toxic||Tony||Project Arts Centre
|The Host||Charlie||The Complex
|Act Without Words 1||Man||Mouth on Fire
|Attempts on her Life||Ensemble||Wexford Arts Centre
|Trainspotting||Begbie||Wexford Opera House
|Cables to the Ace||Cables||Crazydog Audio Theatre, Dir: Roger Gregg|
|Gaiety School of Acting||Dublin 2||2 years Fulltime|
|Acting for Camera Course||Tutor - Terry McMahon|
Horse-riding (very experienced),Tae Kwon Do – Brown Belt, Mime, Accents, Full Drivers License, Dance, Tap, Stage Combat – IDCA certified for rapier, dagger and unarmed.
Yesterday marked the announcement of the annual 24 Hour Plays: Dublin a one-night-only gala event, in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre which will take place on Sunday 28th January 2018 at 7:30pm on the Abbey stage. The team of artists due to take part are being assembled at present but it was revealed yesterday that […]
We’re keepin it in the family with this next project 🙂 Castaway members and ex-Gaiety graduates David Fennelly and Tiernan Kearns are appearing in the Gaiety School of Acting’s production of Shakespeare’s King Lear for schools. Directed by fellow Castaway member Martin Maguire, they kicked off the tour in Athlone last night to a great […]
It’s nearly push time for Tiernan Kearns (pictured) as rehearsals are wrapping up towards first preview for Brazen Tales Productions‘ How to be Angry at Smock Alley Theatre for Dublin Fringe Festival ’17. This show kicks off next Tuesday 19th September and runs till Saturday 23rd, it starts at 6:30 and runs for 55mins. Tickets? […]