Spotlight: KATIE O'BYRNE


KATIE O'BYRNE by Lorna Fitzsimons
Photo: Lorna Fitzsimons
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
County Dublin, Ireland
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Playing Age:18 - 28 years
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Friendly

About me:

I am a theatre maker and performer formally training in phyiscal theatre and in acting for screen. I am co founder of international company Rule of Three Collective who just completed a virtual Talking Birds residency to work on our next project that is due to premier in Berlin in 2021.

Stage Site Specific Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2019, Stage, B (and writer), Wire, Katie O'Byrne, Raymond Keane
2019, Stage, Irish (and co-writer), FREE EU ROAMING, Rule of Three Collective, Rosa Bowden
2018, Stage, Woman (and writer), Eight, Barcelona Solo Festival, Martin Lewton
2018, Stage, Strepsiades, The Clouds, Institute of the Arts Barcelona, Oscar Valsecchi
2016, Stage, Lily, Turning Point, Polliwog Theatre Collective, Shauna Carrick
2017, Stage, Mary, Low Level Panic, UCD Dramsoc, Onerva Helne
2013, Stage, Town Crier/Ensemble, Gulliver's Travels, National Youth Theatre, Conall Morrison
2013, Stage, Madame Butterfly, Cuomo, Printshop: Theatre, Matthew O'Dwyer
2015, Stage, Yellow, I Am Bear, Polliwog Theatre Collective, Conor O'Rourke
2016, Stage, Goneril, King Lear, UCD Dramsoc, Kelley Gissane
2015, Stage, Rosie, My Mother Said I Never Should, UCD Dramsoc, Rosa Bowden
Site Specific
2015, Site Specific, Meeting Times Guide, Twenty First, Dublin Fringe Festival 21 Project, Dan Colley
2016, Site Specific, Helena Malony, The War Project, Ad Astra Academy, Kellie Hughes
2016, Site Specific, Nellie, Reflecting the Rising, RTE, Goretti Slavin
2018, Site Specific, Nervous Nelly, The Young King, Slingsby as part of Dublin Theatre Festival, Andy Packer
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Man, The Man With the Flower in His Mouth, IAB, Giovanni Meola
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Deirdre, Deirdre Unforgiven: A Journal of Sorrows, Ad Astra Academy, Kellie Hughes
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Girl, A Dreaming of the Bones, Ad Astra Academy, Kellie Hughes
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Speaking Musician, The Only Jealousy of Emer, Ad Astra Academy, Kellie Hughes
2016, Rehearsed Reading, The Voice of the Bird's Dream, Pet Boy and the Bird's Dream, Parity Studios, Sonia Shiel
Further Credits
2018, Dance, Beneath the Gaze, 8th Online Performance Art Festival, Joshua Sailo
2018, Event, Grey Crew/ Assistant Movement Director, An Epic Story of the Workers’ Struggle and the Will to Win, Culture Liverpool, Andrew Sherlock / Valentina Temussi
2019, Voice Over, Helena Molony, Constance, Hawk's Well Theatre, Kellie Hughes


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Dublin*, Irish RP, Irish-Aran, Irish-Southern, RP
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ceilidh Dancing, Guitar, Violin
Performance:Children's Theatre, Immersive Performance, Laban Training, Physical Theatre, Presenting-Science, Viewpoints
(* = highly skilled)
Sailing Instructor*, Swimming (Open Water)
Other Skills:Devising, Director, Neuroscientist (BSc), Spoken Word Artist, Workshop Leader, Writer


2019 Bow Street Academy – The National Screen Acting School of Ireland, Screen Acting Part-Time Course

2018 Institute of the Arts Barcelona, MA Acting

2017 Theatre Lovett Actor Training