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    Profile of Orla Gildea

Nationality:   Irish
Playing Age:   56 to 65
Location:   Kildare
Hair Colour:   Black/Grey
Hair Length:   Collar
Eye Colour:   Grey
Height:   5ft. 5inch
Body Size:   Medium
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Title: Shadows in the Wood  Short Film

Title: Cuckoo RTE Storyland  




Date  Course  Training Institute                                      Course Director

2015 Devising Theatre                                            Louise Lowe

2015 Playing for Your Audience, Theatre Lovette         Louis Lovett

2014 Devising Theatre, DLI Summer School               Louise Lowe

2011 Laban Dance Leader, Laban England                 Ann Ward, Laban

2009 Writing for Performance                                      Gaiety School of Acting

2008 Introduction to Singing Dicing with Music            Helena McGuinness    

2008 Physical Theatre, Stagelines                               Mitch Mitchelson

2008 Advanced Performance Year, Gaiety School      Antoinette Duffy

2006 MA Dramatherapy, NUI Maynooth                       Tom Madden

2004 Dip Drama & Theatre Studies, NUI Maynooth    Tom Madden                    2003 Licentiate Speech & Drama,                      Irish Board Speech and Drama

2002 Acting for Screen,Munro School                          Shane Munro


      Film and TV Credits:

Date   Production         Part                             Director

2015  I�m Talking to You  Mary                          Thomas Quain

2015  Juice                       Mary                            Hodei Lacey

2012  Shadows in the Wood Aunt Julie              James Fitzgerald

2011/12  Cuckoo- Storyland RTE  Maureen       Danann Breathnach

2011  The Hunchback of Westmeath  Mary       Kim Le Nguyen

2009   Idir Mna  Lead                                           Sonia Nic Giolla Easbuig

2009   Kazoo Den 2 RTE  Witch                                                   

      Theatre Credits:

Date    Production   Role                  Director                      Company

2014 The Party (Dublin Fringe Festival),  Party Host,  Aoife Courtney/Deirdre            Lennon,  Ready Fire Aim and Fizzy Thinking                                         

2012 Pedaling to Paradise, Sally, Michael Giblin, Insight Theatre

2011 Silent Idols (Helix), Worker, Philoppa Donnellan, Cois Ceim

2010 A Scare at Halloween (Riverbank Theatre), Witch, Self-directed,          Red Thread T.C.

2009 A Scare at Halloween (Draiocht Theatre), Witch, Self-directed,                         Red Thread T.C.

2009 The Time of Our Lives (Draiocht Theatre),Various, Martina O'Connor               D15  Playback

2008 The Case of a Tale Told by an Idiot (Kane), Latoyah, Bill Ellis                            Insight Theatre

2008 Showcase - Tea, Sex and Shakespeare (Kilroy), Mrs. O,                                    Antionette Duffy, Gaiety Acting

2008 Showcase - Dancing at Lughnasa (Friel), Maggie, Antionette Duffy,                 Gaiety Acting

2008 Showcase - Importance of Being Ernest  (Wilde), Mrs. Bracknell,                     Antoinette Duffy,Gaiety Acting

2007 Showcase - Tir Na Nog (Riverbank Theatre), Narrator, Kate                             Connaughton, Peamount Players

2007 The Memory of Water ( Stephenson), Vi, Bill Ellis, Insight  Theatre


      Special Skills: 

Strong Improvisation and Comedy Skills, Movement, Stage Combat, Mountain Walking, Horse Riding, Cooking, Computer, PA, Teacher, Basic Irish and Full Clean Driving Licence.

      Voice Credits:

      Accents: Irish Neutral, Dublin, Regional Irish, Some English and Amercian.




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