DAMIEN HASSON by Chiron Cole
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Location:London, Belfast, Dublin, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:10st. (64kg)
Playing Age:26 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short


Damien will be appearing in Sharon Horgan's new series Women on the Verge, airing in autumn. Reviews for The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca: THE GUARDIAN: "Good performance from Damien Hasson as Lorca, Very moving." THE STANDARD: "Strong work from Damien Hasson as a livewire Lorca." THE STAGE: "Credible performances, notably Damien Hasson's vacillating Lorca." LITRO: "captures the titular playwright's charismatic vitality." BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE: "gives his Lorca an engaging enthusiasm & romantic blindness." Review for La Dispute: THE INDEPENDENT: "intelligent & thoroughly savage."

Stage Television Short Film Film Rehearsed Reading
2017, Stage, Tom, 'Tis Unmanly Grief, Theatre N16, Tim Crowther
2017, Stage, Deltoid/Chaplain/Rick, A Clockwork Orange, Park Theatre, Alexandra Spencer-Jones
2015, Stage, Deltoid/Prison Chaplain, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (SINGAPORE), Action To The Word, Alexandra Spencer-Jones
2014, Stage, Garcia Lorca, The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca, Black And White Rainbow/Sotto Voce, Hamish MacDougall
2014, Stage, Deltoid/Prison Chaplain, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (NORWAY), Action To The Word, Alexandra Spencer-Jones
2013, Stage, Deltoid/Prison Chaplain, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (AUSTRALIAN TOUR, UK, HONG KONG), Action To The Word, Alexandra Spencer-Jones
2012, Stage, Deltoid/Prison Chaplain, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (LATITUDE, EDINBURGH, BRIGHTON), Action To The Word, Alexandra Spencer-Jones
2012, Stage, Pentheus, THE BACCHAE, Southwark Playhouse, Anna Marshall
2011, Stage, Petrushka, NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND, Flipping The Bird Theatre Co., Jessica Edwards
2011, Stage, Dorian, THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Wonderland Productions, Alice Coghlan
2010, Stage, Various Roles, THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, Bruiser, Lisa May
2009, Stage, Konstantin, ANATOMY OF A SEAGULL, Loose Canon, Jason Byrne
2009, Stage, Meslis, LA DISPUTE, The Abbey Theatre, Wayne Jordan
2008, Stage, Maxim, PLASTICINE, Southwark Playhouse, London, Natalie Abrahami
2008, Stage, Lysander, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, The Oxford School of Drama, Tom Cooper
2008, Stage, Rorlund, PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY, The Oxford School of Drama, Steve Woodward
2005, Stage, Aimwell, THE BEAUX STRATAGEM, Lyric Theatre Belfast, Jo Egan
2005, Stage, Jim O'Connor, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, The Playhouse, Derry, Teresa Cunningham
2005, Stage, Officer Diego De Trujillio, THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN, Lyric Theatre Belfast, Jo Egan
2004, Stage, Oedipus, OEDIPUS THE KING, The Lyric Theatre, Jo Egan
2004, Stage, Mark, MARIA MARTEN: THE MURDER IN THE RED BARN, The Playhouse Derry, Gerry Doherty
2018, Television, Reporter 1, Women on the Verge, Merman (RTÉ/UKTV), Annie Griffin
2018, Television, Tom, Pablo, Paper Owl Films (BBC), David McGrath
2016, Television, John Farley, Autopsy: The Last Hours of Phil Hartman, (ITV), Ian Clark
2015, Television, John England, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Clive Arnold
2011, Television, Duncan, AINSPRID, TG4, Lawrence Gough
2010, Television, Owen Mulligan, MARÚ, Stirling Productions, Lawrence Gough
2007, Television, Ronnie McCartney, FACING THE TRUTH, BBC, Pip Clothier
2006, Television, Rev Robert Higginbotham, AGNES, Ambient Light Productions, Eoin Coffey (UTV)
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Tom, Hard Words, Philip Brereton
2017, Short Film, Cook, Cloud Nine, Lucy Hodder
2016, Short Film, Sean O'Connor, The Widow's Last, Reel Issues Films, Vanessa Perdriau
2006, Short Film, Young Man, PERIDOT, Larry Cowan
2006, Short Film, Ministry Member, THE EIGHTEENTH ELECTRICITY PLAN, Glenn Layburn
2005, Short Film, The Kid, TRADE, Veetoo, Stephen St Bradley
2013, Feature Film, Damien, A BELFAST STORY, Jolt Me Features, Nathan Todd
Rehearsed Reading
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Public Gar, PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME!, Lyric Theatre Belfast, Rachel O'Riordan
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Thomas, THE BANISHMENT, Livin' Dred, Padraic McIntyre
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, EVEN THE STATIC, Ransom Theatre Company, Rachel O'Riordan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, Belfast*, Cork, Dublin*, Irish-Northern*, RP*, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Blues, Guitar
(* = highly skilled)
Basketball*, Boxing*, Fishing, Football*, Horse-riding, Pool, Snooker, Stage Combat
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Narration


Oxford School of Drama

A Clockwork Orange:

MELBOURNE THEATRE REVIEW: "Brilliant. His presence was so well felt, but not forced"

THE REVIEW HUB: "Excellent work impressive doubling of Mr Deltoid with an Irish hellfire Chaplain"

MANCHESTER'S FINEST: "Special mention to Damien Hasson for versatility & strong characterisations"

A YOUNGER THEATRE: "Damien Hasson as the Chaplain... a more subtlety acted counterpart for Alex, pacing this relentless play"

ARTS MAG: "Standout performance from Damien Hasson... transformed each time excellent vocal control & ability to change physically"

THE LIST: "unsettling as Deltoid & the prison chaplain"

The Bacchae:

Exeunt Magazine: "a measured Damien Hasson in a stand-out performance"

Notes From Underground:

FRINGE REPORT: "compelling... a truly powerful production"

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui:

IRISH THEATRE MAGAZINE: "the ensemble cast have a marvellous energy... well-rehearsed & timed to perfection, with notable performances from Damien Hasson... excellently played by Damien Hasson"

CULTURE NI: "exhilarating & exciting from beginning to end"

Anatomy of a Seagull (Irish Times Theatre Award Nominated Best Production):

BROADWAY BABY: "Expertly balancing despair with a truthful inner search & yearning for love is Mr Hasson, whose polemical Konstantin wears his heart on his sleeve with doleful ambiguity. The off-kilter relationship he creates with his mother is both credible & moving"