PAULINE O'DRISCOLL

PAULINE O'DRISCOLL by Caroline Webster
Photo: Caroline Webster
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SPOTLIGHT
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Playing Age:44 - 56 years
Appearance:White, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Other:Equity, Green Card
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm
  

Credits:

Most frequently cast as Strong, Commanding, Determined, Big-Hearted, Maternal, Warm, Resilient characters who have a Straight Talking or Witty edge to them. Recently seen as the straight - talking hospital consultant in THE YOUNG OFFENDERS, opposite Pat Short as Mary, the heart & glue of a rural Irish family who ultimately loses her battle with terminal illness, in the IFTA nominated TV3 SMALLTOWN written & directed by Gerard Barrett, and as Maureen alongside Rosaleen Lenihan & Moe Dumford in Emma Wall's award winning short film PAT

Television Film Short Film Stage Commercial Rehearsed Reading Musical Music Video
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Television
2018, Television, Consultant Doctor, The Young Offenders, BBC/RTE/Vico Films, Peter Foott
2017, Television, Mary (Big- Hearted, Matriarch), Smalltown, TV3 & Blank Page Productions, Gerard Barrett
Television, St Patrick's Victim (Traumatized Police Witness), There's Something About Patrick (Comedy Documentary), Mind The Gap/RTE, Conor Morrissey
Television, Various - Comedy Sketches, Eli's Big Banana, BBC, Rob Farquar/Paul Smith
Film
2017, Feature Film, Aoife (Concerned Taxi Driver), The Art Of Love, Metropolitan Films, Stefanie Sycholt
2017, Feature Film, Joan (Resilient, Loving Mum of Missing Teenager), Busman's Holiday, Smithard Communications Inc, Austin Smithard
Feature Film, Daughter, Sid, Tiger Aspect, Becky Hastings
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Maureen, Pat, Alfonso Films, Emma Wall
2017, Short Film, Niamh (Assertive, Witty, Commanding Mum), Blackout, Toplis Dunne Productions, Lorcan Dunne
2016, Short Film, Josephine (Proud, Chatty Mum of Inventor), Slices, Indie Short, James Murray
Short Film, Aideen (Lead-Resilient Protective Abuse Survivor), Selling Silence, Huston Film School (MA Finals), Karen Murphy
2016, Short Film, Lady Croydon (Beleaguered Assertive Matriarch), Staccato, Hell or High Water Films, Eoghan Peter McQuinn
Short Film, Minister (Articulate Champion of Change), The Consultant, A.I.T.L Films, Andy Hynes
Short Film, Amanda (Lead - Troubled, Delusional Patient), The One Up There, Cactifilms, Stefan Godskesen
Short Film, Anne (Grieving, Determined Wife & Mother), A Wake, London Film School, Stephen Kenny
Short Film, Mary (Supportive, Worried Mum), Shot, M.T Pockets Films, Cormac Dowling
Short Film, Mother (Loving but Myopic Mum), Reflections, Apex Productions, Stephen Hannon
Short Film, Kate, Launderette Conspiracy, Easy Films, Andrew McDonald Brown
Short Film, Becki, Blessed Burden, Heavy Soul, Dee Allen
Stage
2018, Stage, Mam (One Woman Show), Seven Ages of Mam, TDC/Cork Arts Theatre, Tom Kibbe
2016, Stage, One Woman Play, You Have It All Backwards, Engage Arts Festival, Tom Kibbe
2016, Stage, Solo Play, No Borders Theatre, Camden Palace/Everyman Cork/Smock Alley Dublin, John Hayes
2016, Stage, Mamaí, Dorchadas Draíochta, Graffiti Theatre Co, Emelie Fitzgibbon
Stage, Marilyn, Life Behind The Venue, Clinic Media/Everyman Theatre/Project Arts Centre, Eoin O'hAnnrachain
Stage, Statia (Lead), Goldfish in the Sun, Everyman Theatre, Pat Talbot
Stage, Maureen, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Haymarket, Basingstoke, John Adams
Stage, Mrs Hunt (& u/s Larita for Greta Scacchi), Easy Virtue, Chichester Festival Theatre, Maria Aitken
Stage, Siobhan (Lead), Love Me Slender, New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Nona Shepphard
Stage, Kristine Linde, A Doll's House, Galway Town Hall Theatre & Tour, Michael Hunt
Stage, Maureen, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Gwenda Hughes
Stage, Bernie, Wallpaper (Best Production), Cork Arts Theatre, Ann Marie Lewis
Stage, Paula (Best Actress), Dear Sister Ann, Cork Arts Theatre, Dawn Manning
Stage, The 70's, Aughts, Battersea Arts Centre, Jeffrey Lesiak
Stage, Minta (Lead), Goodnight Val Doonican, Heathcote Theatre, London, Kenneth Jay
Stage, Sarah, Cuckoos Don't Cuckoo, Hackney Empire, Tony Philips
Stage, Susan, Mayhem, Battersea Arts Centre, London, Tim Stark
Stage, Mrs Moreland, Mary Rose, Two Colour Theatre Co, Hamish Gray
Stage, Molly Kehoe, Money From America, Two Colour Theatre Co, Hamish Gray
Stage, Hannah, Lovers, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, William Galinsky
Stage, Jenny, Summerhill Parade, Lincoln Centre, New York, Carol Goodheart
Stage, Rosalinde, Love's Labour's Lost, HB Playwrights, New York, Uta Hagen
Stage, Marlene, Top Girls, HB Playwrights, New York, Uta Hagen
Stage, Eliza, Pygmalion, 3 of Us Studios, New York, Alice Spivak
Stage, Cathleen, Riders to the Sea, McHales, New York, Alice Spivak
Commercial
2017, Commercial, Mum of newly engaged couple, Bord Gais Energy - Rewards, Red Apple/Publicis, Lorcan Finnegan
2015, Commercial, Multi-tasking Business Woman, Smart Flies Aer Lingus, KesselsKramer/Sweet Media/Moxie Pictures, M.J. Delaney
2014, Commercial, Mum of Learner Driver, Toyota - All things to Everyone, This is Butter, Zak Emerson
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Mam, Seven Ages of Mam - One Woman Show, TDC - Corca Dorca, Tom Kibbe
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Mrs Winters, Dark Kingdom, Broken Crow, Rosie O'Regan
Musical
Musical, Francesca, West Side Story, Wheeler Opera House, Tom Cochrane
Music Video
Music Video, Mary, A Heartbeat Away, Gravity Films, Peter Cornish

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Midwest, American-New England, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Cork*, Dublin, French, German, Irish RP*, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, London, Middle Eastern, Northern, Polish, RP*, Scottish-Standard
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Gaelic
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing, Folk Dancing, Freestyle Dance, Irish Step, Mezzo-Soprano
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Corporate Roleplay, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Live Roleplay, Meisner Technique, Murder Mystery Events, Presenting, Radio Drama, Repertory, Role Play, Strasberg Technique, Theatre In Education
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Abseiling, Archery, Horse & Cart, Horse-riding*, Pilates, Skiing, Stage Combat, Swimming, Tennis, Water Skiing
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Bartender, Cooking/Baking, Crochet, Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Event Host (experienced), Event Management (experienced), Horse & Carriage driving, Improvisation, IT Literate, Knitting, Pilates, Presentation Coach, Reiki, Silver Service, Waiting Staff (experience), Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader (Acting)

Training:

TOM KIBBE - Ongoing Meisner/Adler/Strasberg Training since 2015.

BOW STREET - Workshops with Gerry Grennell, Cathy Brady, Maureen Hughes

HB STUDIO, New York - 3 years Performing Arts w/ Uta Hagen, Alice Spivak et al

DAWSON DRAMAWORKS - TV & Film Acting

IRISH FILM ACADEMY - Acting4Camera

LAMDA, London - A.L.A.M Hons & Double Honours Gold Medals

PHYSICAL THEATRE - Bryan Burroughs

STAGE COMBAT - Gaiety, Ciaran O'Grady

ACTOR & DIRECTOR - Mathieu Amalric

POST DRAMATIC THEATRE - Tony McClean Fay

AUDITION TECHNIQUE - Karen Scully, Louise Kiely Casting

CASTING WORKSHOP - Hubbards Casting, Galway Film Fleadh

BROADWAY DANCE, New York - Jazz, Modern, Ballroom