MEGAN MCDONNELL by Johnny McMillan
Photo: Johnny McMillan
First Floor, 1 Rosemount Terrace, Arbour Hill, Stoneybatter, Dublin , DO7 AAC4
Phone: 00 353 868628468
County Dublin, Ireland
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Playing Age:16 - 27 years
Appearance:White, Eastern European
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly

About me:

Megan most recently filmed the role of Elaine in NORMAL PEOPLE, the adaptation of Sally Rooney's highly successful novel directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie Macdonald for the BBC & Element Pictures. On stage she most recently played Sara Tansey in The Playboy of the Western World, directed by Oonagh Murphy for the Lyric Belfast. Also this year Megan filmed the role of Annie in MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE directed by Declan O'Dwyer for A+E Studios.

2020, Radio, Allie / Writer, Allie Down the Boghole, Near FM, Jeda de Brí
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Lucie, Changing Tides, Gate Theatre, Ronan Leahy
2019, Stage, Sara Tansey, The Playboy of the Western World, The Lyric Theatre Belfast, Oonagh Murphy
2019, Television, Annie, Miss Scarlet and the Duke, Element8 & ShinAwil, Declan O'Dwyer
2019, Television, Elaine, Normal People, BBC & Element Pictures, Lenny Abrahamson
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Fighting Words, Abbey Theatre, Ronan Leahy
2018, Stage, Bella, One Fish, Two Fish, Bella Fish, Killian (by Finbarr Doyle), Draíocht / Dublin Theatre Festival, Claire O'Reilly
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Lotte/Maya, Scripted, The Lir Academy/Dublin Fringe, David Horan
2018, Site Specific, Enid Cosby, Good Intentions (Devised), The Lir Academy/Electric Picnic, Samantha Cade
2018, Stage, Joanna, No One Sees The Video (by Martin Crimp), The Lir Academy, Samantha Cade
2018, Musical, Mary Flynn, Merrily We Roll Along (by Stephen Sondheim & George Furth), The Lir Academy, Ronan Phelan
2018, Short Film, Kate/Sarah/Anna, The Fridge/Bus To Dublin/Ghost Gaff, The Lir Academy, Conor McMahon
2018, Stage, Mizi, Dalliance (by Tom Stoppard), The Lir Academy, Hilary Wood
2017, Stage, Paulina, The Winter's Tale (by William Shakespeare), The Lir Academy, Nona Shepphard
2017, Stage, Maro/Woman/2nd Woman/Bandit/1st Lawyer, The Caucasian Chalk Circle (by Bertolt Brecht), The Lir Academy, Tom Creed
2017, Stage, Rea, Is This It? (Devised), The Lir Academy, Veronica Coburn
2015, Musical, Wendla, Spring Awakening, Ill-Advised Theatre Company, James O'Connor


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, East European, Estuary English, French, Galway, Irish RP, Irish-Aran, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern*, London, RP, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Cha Cha, Charleston, Choral Singing, Classical Singing, Contact Improvisation, Contemporary Dance, Foxtrot, Harmony Singing, Laban, Polka, Singer-Songwriter, Soprano*, Tin Whistle, Ukulele, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, IDCA - Rapier & Dagger (pass), IDCA - Unarmed (pass), Laban Training, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Radio Drama, Story Telling
Other Skills:Barista (experienced), Comedy Songwriting, Devising, Tour Guide (experienced), Writer
Vocal Range:F3 to C6


The Lir, BA Acting, 3 years, 2015-2018

Bull Alley Theatre Training Company, 2012-2014