GRÁINNE GILLIS

GRÁINNE GILLIS by Raphaelle Photography
Photo: Raphaelle Photography
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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
THE VOICE AGENCY
Hudson House, 8 Tavistock Street, London, WC2E 7PP
Phone: 020-7240 2345
E-mail: info@thevoiceagency.co.uk
WWW: www.thevoiceagency.co.uk
Location:London
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Playing Age:31 - 50 years
Appearance:Eastern European, White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Blue-Grey
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Earthy
Voice Quality:Warm

Credits:

Gráinne Gillis is an opera singer, VO artist, actress and Huff Post UK blogger based in London. Future performances include singing Annina in La Traviata for Pavilion Opera in 2017. She is also much in demand as a VO and narrator of audiobooks. Gráinne has also trained as a 300hr vinyasa flow yoga teacher with appleyoga - for more details see www.yoga4performance.com. "....Gillis – whose voice has rich, dramatic potential – [is] powerful in the title role." - Fiona Maddocks (The Observer)

Voice Over Stage Opera Musical Further Credits
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Voice Over
2017, Voice Over, Narrator, The Secrets We Share, Oakhill Publishing
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, Dublin's Fair City, Soundings Publishing
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, Ha'penny Chance, Soundings Publishing
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, How Much the Heart Can Hold (short stories), Heavy Entertainment
2016, Voice Over, Various, ID Audio E-Learning, ID Audio
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, Songs of Love and War, RNIB
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, The Dead Ground, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice, Heavy Entertainment
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, The Likeness, Heavy Entertainment
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, The Silent Dead, Oakhill Publishing
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, Where the Shamrocks Grow, Soundings Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, A Time for Friends, Isis Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Galway Girl, Soundings Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Her Father's Daughter, Soundings Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, If you were me, Soundings Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Scent of Cloves, Soundings Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Shadow across the Liffey, Soundings Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, The Ballroom Café, Oakhill Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, The Long Hot Summer, Isis Publishing
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, The Summer Guest, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Through Streets Broad and Narrow, Soundings Publishing
2014, Voice Over, Voiceover (ADR), Brooklyn, Goldcrest Studios, John Crowley
2014, Voice Over, Narrator, Driving Home for Christmas, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2014, Voice Over, Voiceover (radio), Flora, The Sound Company
2014, Voice Over, Narrator, Martha's Girls, Soundings Publishing
2014, Voice Over, Narrator, The Lost, Oakhill Publishing
2014, Voice Over, Narrator, The Lost Garden, Soundings Publishing
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, City of Hope, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, Land of Dreams, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, Perfect Wives, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, The Winter Gathering, Isis Publishing
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, Vet Among the Pigeons, RNIB
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, With All My Love, Isis Publishing
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, With All My Love, Isis Publishing
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, Ellis Island, Oakhill Publishing
2012, Voice Over, Voiceover, Estée Lauder Promotions, Arnotts & Brown Thomas
2012, Voice Over, Voiceover, Marriott Hotels ME & Europe, MVC
2012, Voice Over, Voiceover, Revitive, The MiniMart
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, Taken, Oakhill Publishing
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, Vet On The Loose, RNIB
2011, Voice Over, Voiceover, British Metals Association, Hub TV
2011, Voice Over, Narrator, Christmas Magic, Oakhill Publishing
2011, Voice Over, Voiceover (ADR), Leap Year, Goldcrest Studios
2011, Voice Over, Narrator, On Canaan's Side (Man Booker nominee), Clipper Audio
2010, Voice Over, Narrator, Byron in Love, RNIB
2009, Voice Over, Narrator, Brooklyn, RNIB
2009, Voice Over, Ellen Johnson, Riot, Random House USA, David Rapkin
2009, Voice Over, Narrator, The Insider, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2009, Voice Over, Marnie, This Charming Man, RNIB
2009, Voice Over, Narrator, Watermelon, RNIB
Voice Over, Narrator, Talk to the Headscarf, Clipper Audio
Stage
2015, Stage, Alice Quinn, Home Fires, Sydenham Arts Festival, Vicki Hambley
2008, Stage, Sally Maddox, An Eligible Man, New End Theatre, Ninon Jerome
2008, Stage, Kalliope, Orpheus, James Quaife Productions, James Quaife
2007, Stage, Mum/Pussycat, The Dong with a Luminous Nose, London Bubble Theatre Company, Karen Tomlin
2006, Stage, Joan, Shamlet, King's Head Theatre, James Robert Carson
2006, Stage, Emilia/Leandra, The Anatomist, Eastern Angles, Ivan Cutting
2005, Stage, 2nd Gentleman (u/s Celia/Phoebe/Audrey, As You Like It, Theatre Royal Bath, Sir Peter Hall
2003, Stage, Linda Loman, Death of a Salesman, ADGE/TNT, Paul Stebbings
2002, Stage, Widow Douglas/Judith/Rachel/Susan/Aunt Sally, Huckleberry Finn, Tobacco Factory, Dan Danson
2001, Stage, Mags Murphy, Duckshove on the Cities on the Plain, White Bear Theatre, Rebecca Clifford
2001, Stage, The Hairdresser, Plebeians Rehearse The Uprising, Arcola Theatre, Mehmet Ergen
2001, Stage, The Nurse, Romeo and Juliet, Sundance Theatre Company, Seta White
2000, Stage, Olga, Three Sisters, Praxis Theatre Laboratory, Sam Dowling
1998, Stage, The Mother, Calling Hillary, Granary Theatre, Oonagh Kearney
Stage, Mother Victoria, Eclipsed, Granary Theatre
Stage, Peg, Many Young Men of Twenty, Everyman Palace Theatre
Stage, Widow Quin, Playboy of the Western World, Everyman Palace Theatre
Stage, Gwendolen Fairfax, The Importance of Being Earnest, Everyman Palace Theatre
Opera
2016, Opera, Lucia, Cavalleria Rusticana, Opera Passione, Helen Ogden
2016, Opera, Captain Flora Sandes, Dead Equal, The Helios Collective, Caolan Keaveny & Helena Jackson
2016, Opera, The Sorceress, Dido and Belinda, The Helios Collective, Ella Marchment
2016, Opera, La Frugola, Il Tabarro, Opera Passione, Helen Ogden
2016, Opera, La Frugola, Il Tabarro, Opera Passione, Helen Ogden
2016, Opera, Dama, Macbeth, Pavilion Opera, Freddie Stockdale
2016, Opera, Suzuki, Madama Butterfly, Secret Opera, Robin Pietá
2015, Opera, Third Witch, Macbeth, English Pocket Opera Company, Paul Featherstone
2015, Opera, Madame Popova, The Bear, Operaview, Natalie Katsou
2015, Opera, Third Lady/Third Boy (cover), The Magic Flute, Pavilion Opera, Freddie Stockdale
2014, Opera, Dryad, Ariadne auf Naxos, Queen's Opera, Selma Glasell
2014, Opera, Third Witch (solo role), Macbeth, Aylesbury Opera, Alison Marshall
2014, Opera, Ensemble (Emerging Young Artist), The Gondoliers, Opera della Luna, Jeff Clark
2014, Opera, Baba, The Medium, Operaview, Natalie Katsou
2014, Opera, Annie Jump-Cannon, The Observatory, Jump Cannon Productions
2014, Opera, Narrator/Ensemble, Ulla's Odyssey, King's Head Theatre
2013, Opera, Ensemble, Carmen, Winslow Hall Opera, Yvonne Fontane
2012, Opera, Mother, Hansel and Gretel, Opera at Home, Jose Gandia
2012, Opera, Ensemble, Madame Butterfly, The Concert Opera Company
2011, Opera, Ensemble, Fidelio, Royal Opera House, Jurgen Flimm
2010, Opera, La Nourrice, Ariane et Barbe-Bleu, Morley Opera, Jonathan Cocker
2010, Opera, Zita, Gianni Schicchi, Morley Opera, Jonathan Cocker
2010, Opera, Solo mezzo-soprano, Pierrot Lunaire, Cornucopia Theatre at Grimeborn, Mark Duncan
2010, Opera, La Badessa, Suor Angelica, Morley Opera, Jonathan Cocker
2009, Opera, Ensemble, Die Tote Stadt, Royal Opera House, Willy Decker
2001, Opera, Ella, Looking at the Sun, Battersea Arts Centre, Mehmet Ergen
1998, Opera, The Transvestite, Hot Food for Strangers, Granary Theatre, Felix Nobis
Musical
2014, Musical, Alice Quinn, Till the Boys Come Home, Sydenham Arts Festival, Vicki Hambley
Further Credits
2014, Concert, Gertrude (the Mother), Hansel und Gretel, Thames Philharmonia, Byung Yun Yu
2013, Corporate, Producer, In-House Training Video (English, German, Italian), NBC Universal
2010, Infomercial, Voiceover, Lifeline Screening, Big Fish, Ricky Salmon
2008, Feature Film, Sinead, 31 North 62 East, Fact not Fiction Films, Tristan Loraine
2008, Feature Film, Writer 4, The Eclipse, Rainwater Films, Conor McPherson
2008, Rehearsed Reading, God, Impatience, Robert Wynne-Simmons
2008, Short Film, Miss Weightless, Robin, London College of Communication, Jonathan Brann
2007, Short Film, Chelsea, The Sins of the Father, Met Film School, Lilith Antinori
2006, Animation, Mary, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Sindre Brusselmans
2006, Short Film, Teacher, Reasons, Alan Colegrave
2006, Short Film, Reporter, Red Cheeks, Michelle Deignan
2006, Short Film, Edith, The Windy Corner, Terziu Films, Fatmir Terziu
2003, Rehearsed Reading, Maymie/O'Malley, The Cobbler, Old Vic New Voices/Soho Theatre/RADA, Thomas Conway
2003, Rehearsed Reading, Maeve, White Liberal Guilt, Young Vic, Rhonwen McCormack
2003, Short Film, The Mother, He Sees Numbers, Simon Davies
2002, Commercial, Natasha, Tetley's Tea, Leo Burnett, Pedro Romanyhi
2002, Television, Emily Jones, Fair City, RTE, Vivienne Cozens

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-East Coast, American-Midwest, American-New England, American-New York, American-North East, American-Southern States, American-Standard, American-West Coast, American-Western States, Belfast, Bristol, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
French, Gaelic, German, Irish, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Classical Singing*, Contralto*, Dramatic contralto*, Dramatic mezzo-soprano*, Mezzo*, Mezzo-Soprano*
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Professional Singer, Radio Presenting, Singer-Professional, Voice Acting, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Yoga
Other Skills:Barista (experienced), Choir Conductor, Composer, Computer Literate, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, LAMDA exam drama coach, Musical Theatre Workshop Leader, Narration, Reiki, Singing Teacher/Coach, TEFL Tutor, Voice Coach (professional), Writer

Training:

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Postgraduate Diploma in Acting, 1 year, 2001 - 2002