Rachel O’Byrne

Student Information


Hair:

Long, straight, brown

Height:

5’11”

Eyes:

Blue/Grey eyes

Nationality:

Irish

Natural Accent:

Standard Irish

Agent:

Lisa Richards Agency, Dublin- info@lisarichards.ie

Course Information


Course Name:

Bachelor in Acting

Year of Graduation:

2014

Productions at The Lir Academy


ProductionCharacterDirector
The RoverMorettaCatriona McLaughlin
The Sin Eaters (Devised)The ArchivistLouise Lowe.
Scenes from The Big PictureHelen WoodsNona Shepphard
Mary StuartQueen ElizabethConall Morrison
The Night SeasonJudithRachel West
Into the WoodsThe Baker's WifeTom Creed
The ClearingMadeline PrestonAnnabelle Comyn
Kaleidoscope (short film)OrnaRob Burke

Special Skills


Stage combat
Certified rapier and dagger and unarmed (IDCA)

Accents
Good ear for accents. Standard Irish, Cork, Galway, Dublin, South Dublin, Belfast, Donegal, Midlands, Standard English, RP, London, Cockney, Estuary English, Standard American, American Southern States, New York.

Dance
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom, Period, Choreography.

Language
Fluent French, conversational Irish

Singing
Mezzo-Soprano

Other
Full Driving License, Piano.

Previous Experience


BA in Drama and Theatre Studies w. French, TCD.
Theatre: (At University) Titania, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, April, Company. Youth and community theatre projects.
Other: Winner of Anne O’Neill Bursary, 2011
Voiceover artiste for various national advertising campaigns on Radio, Television and Digital

Interests


Cooking and baking, travelling, animals, teaching drama and workshop facilitation, especially with young people and youth theatres, cinema, genealogy, directing, reading.