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Maria Connolly


Maria trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama (Winner of The Kenneth Branagh Renaissance Award) and has been one of one of Northern Irelands finest female actors for over a decade. Nominated for an Irish Times ESB Theatre Award, Best Actress, for playing the role of Denise in Problem Child. · Currently rehearsing with Tinderbox Theatre Co
Playing Range:Forties
Hair: Brown
Height: 5'4
Build: Slim
Eyes: Hazel
Accents: Regional Irish, Various English, RP, Various American
Musical Instruments: Piano
Skills: Trained at Central, Singer, Strong swimmer
Vehicle Licences: Full Clean
Current Location: Belfast


Theatre Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Venue
This Other City Gemma Michael Duke Tinderbox
Scenes from the Big Picture Maeve Hyndes Conall Morrison Prime Cut
The Official Version Julie Pam Brighton Dubbeljoint
John Bull's Other Island Nora John Munby Lyric Theatre
The Millies Catherine Richard Croxford Replay Theatre
MacBeth Witches Jackie Doyle Lyric Theatre
Arden of Faversham Alice Kate Varney Royal Scots
Shopping and Fucking Lulu Jackie Doyle Prime Cut
Convictions Clare Paula McFetridge Tinderbox
Hey Hey Good Looking Sally Jonathan Lloyd Soho Theatre
Problem Child Denise Jackie Doyle Prime Cut
Criminal Genius Amanda Jackie Doyle Prime Cut
Energy Alison Joe Devlin Derry Playhouse
The Pearl Juana Roxanna Silbert Battersea Arts Centre
Translations Bridget Roxanna Silbert New Vic
Language Roulette Sarah Tim Loane Tinderbox
Silverface Pichona David Farr Gate, Notting Hill
The War of the Roses Queen Margaret DS Moretinni Embassy Theatre
Yerma Maria Alan Dunnett Embassy Theatre
Blythe Spirit Madam Arcati Angie Langfield Embassy Studio
Philadelphia Here I Come Madge Jonathan Myerson Embassy studio
That Woman at Rathard Sarah Colin Carnegie Waterfront
Howl Siobhan John Hoggarth Lyric Theatre
Dancing Shoes Anne Best/Cher Peter Sheridan Grand Opera House
Collecting Cultures Mrs Arbuthnought Paula Mcfetridge Kabosh
Grimes&Mckee Christmas Big Janet Devlin Peter Sheridan Grand Opera House
Forget Turkey Various Dan Gordon Lyric Theatre
Inventors Mrs Breen/ multi Paula Mcfetridge Kabosh
Blood Flesh Women Bridget Noreen Kershaw Green Shoot Grand Opera House
Belfast by Moonlight Johanna Paula McFetridge Kabosh Belfast Festival at Queens
Meeting at Menin Gate Multirole Matt Torney Green Shoot The Mac
Collecting Cultures Mrs Arbuthnaught Paula McFetridge Kabosh Theatre


Film Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer
On Dangerous Ground Nora Bell L Gordon Clarke Carousel Films
Mickybo and Me Travel Agent Terry Loane WT2 Films
Faraway Siobhan Stephen Don TextElfilms
Our Robot Overlords Commune Member Jon Wright Embankment Films


Television Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Channel
Line of Duty 2 Alison Merchant Douglas MacKinnon BBC
Maru Ellen John Carling TG4
A Rap at the Door Tierna Millen Mark Brozel BBC2
Out of the Deep Pan Alison Kieron Walsh BBC2
Made in Heaven Psycho Pete lawrence BBC2
Betray of Trust Anne Michael Mc Dowell BBC NI


Radio Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer
At The Base Of The Pyramid Sally Pam Brighton BBC Radio 4
Going to the Dogs Various Tanya Nash BBC Radio 4
The Last Days of Love Melissa Tanya Nash BBC Radio 4


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