CLAIRE J LOY by Steve Tobin
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IRELAND OFFICE, 101 Árd Coillte, Ballina, Tipperary V94 R8K6
Phone: 00 353 873953695
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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
County Dublin, Ireland
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Playing Age:35 - 43 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Greying
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Melodious
Voice Character:Natural


Claire has been confirmed for the role of Louise O'Neill in the feature film "Crosshair" Having received special jury mention at Galway Film Fleadh, In Orbit wins Best Irish Short at Gaze Film Festival Irish Passport holder.

2019, Short Film, Lisa (lead), Coming To Terms, Patrick Ketch Films, Patrick Ketch
2019, Short Film, Maura (lead), In Orbit, Hardback Films, Katie McNeice
2019, Short Film, Maureen, Overcast, Red Rum Films, Noel McGelligott
2019, Short Film, Maeve Striker, Squawk 7700, MOMO, Dave Fox
2019, Television, Government Official, The Girl at the End of the Garden, Dyehouse Films, Bonnie Dempsey
2018, Short Film, Kerrie, F**K Sake, Southern Man Films, Paddy O'Shea
2018, Stage, Ciara/Aoife, Erin Connolly and the Children of Lir, Lantern Productions, Eoin Óhannracháin
2017, Commercial, Aoife, Bord Gais Christmas Switch, Motherland, P.O.B
2017, Short Film, Anne, Breathe Out, Egomotion, Sean Breathnach
2017, Short Film, Amelia, Vegetable, Swan Dive Productions, Michael Flemming
2017, Television, Talon's Mother, The Outpost, Arrowstorm Entertainment, John Lyde
2016, Commercial, Business Owner, Irish Times, Pirhana Bar, Gavin Kelly
2015, Audio, Pies/Princess, Radio Silence, Helium, Eszter Nemethi
2015, Commercial, Woman, Health insurance Authority, Piranha Bar, Gavin Kelly
2015, Feature Film, Emma, Beyond The Woods, SuperEgo, Sean Breathnach
2015, Stage, Alex, Blood Will Have Blood, Gulliver's Travelling Theatre, Stephen Isreal
2014, Television, Marie-Ann Naismith, Casualty, BBC, Joss Agnew
2013, Short Film, Cliona, Negative Equity, New Aims Productions, Rob Noonan
2013, Stage, Lydia, Talking Subtext, Clinic Media, Eoin O h'Annrachain
2012, Commercial, Confused Aunty, Do More Campaign An Post, Speers Films, Tom Merilion
2012, Stage, Adele, Shakers Re-Stirred, Cork Rep.Company, James Horgan
2012, Television, Vanessa, Trivia, Grand Pictures, Tom Hall
2011, Commercial, Sympathetic Woman, Join Ray Today FM, Red Rage Films, Brian O'Malley
2011, Film, Kate, The Professional, John Finnegan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Midwest, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, Cork*, Dublin, English-Standard, Irish-Southern, Kerry, Liverpool, London, Manchester, RP, Welsh-Standard
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Irish Step
Performance:Children's Theatre, Comedy, Meisner Technique, Role Play
Other Skills:Devising, Workshop Leader


Gerry Grennell, Bow Street, Dublin, 2016

Screen Acting, Bow Street, Dublin, 2016

Meisner Technique, Thomas Kibbe

Voice, Andrea Ainsworth Abbey Theatre, Ireland

Accent/Dialects, Brendan Gunn

Playing Shakespeare, Michael Barker Caven, Everyman Palace Theatre Cork

Acting Studio, Gaiety School with Tony McCleane Fay

Acting/Murphy with Druid Theatre Company at Everyman Palace Theatre

Chekhov Technique with Joerg Andrees at Gaiety School of Acting

Acting for Camera with Michael Murphy at Theatre Development Centre Triskel

Screen Acting and Audition Workshop Nov 2011 Mary Maguire / Agency Specific

Colaiste Stiofan Naoife, Acting, 2003-2006

Pat Kiernan (Corcadorca) 2008

Gaiety Cork 2005-2007

Shakespeare - Queen Margaret workshops - Ashley Strand 2011

Acting for Camera- John Dawson

Improvisation - Jon Whitty 2008