Spotlight: BOB KELLY


BOB KELLY by Lorna Fitzsimons
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Mespil House, Sussex Road, Dublin 4, Ireland
Phone: 00 353 866074356
Castleyard, 20/21 St Patrick's Road, Dalkey, Dublin A96 W640
Phone: 00 353 1 235 1020
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Playing Age:34 - 44 years
Other:Equity IE
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Gentle
Voice Character:Natural

About me:

Recent work includes: Let the Right One In (Abbey Theatre, John Tiffaney) Nivelli's War at the New Victory, NY (Cahoots), Once: The Musical (Olympia, John Tiffaney), and Samuel Beckett's 'Play' (Blue Raincoat).

"Bob Kelly gives a masterclass in European-influenced physical theatre, his tortured face and wracked body bearing the brands of all manner of human ravages..." Culture NI, on Nivelli's War. (New Victory, Broadway / Nominated for UK Theatre Award)

Stage Musical Short Film Television Documentary
2019, Stage, Barney, Tintown, Blue Raincoat, Niall Henry
2019, Stage, Gulliver, The Travels of Jonathan Swift, Blue Raincoat, Conall Morrison
2017, Stage, Halmberg, Avila, Let the Right One In, Abbey Theatre, John Tiffaney
2017, Stage, Mr. H, Nivelli's War, Cahoots NI, Paul Bosco McEneaney
2016, Stage, Cú Chulainn, On Baile's Strand, Blue Raincoat, Niall Henry
2016, Stage, Gepetto, Pinocchio, Cahoots NI, Paul McIneaney
2015, Stage, Christy Mahon, Playboy of the Western World, Blue Raincoat, Niall Henry
2014, Stage, Matt, 5 Minutes Later, Sugarglass, Mark Atkinson
2014, Stage, Titov, First Cosmonaut, Blue Raincoat, Niall Henry
2013, Stage, Roll Up! Roll Up!, Antonio Francesco Dominguez Junior, The Ark, Raymond Keane
2013, Stage, Macbeth, Macbeth, The Mill, Geoff O'Keefe
2012, Stage, James Vane, The Picture of Doran Grey, The Abbey Theatre, Neil Bartlett
2012, Stage, Hickey, The Country Girls, Red Kettle, Mikel Murfi
2011, Stage, Bob La Valle, Cabaret Emotivo, Theatro Stabile della Sardegna, Laura Pazzola
2011, Stage, O'Loonasa, The Poor Mouth, Blue Raincoat, Niall Henry
2011, Stage, The King, The King of the Great Clock Tower, Royal Ballet School, Richard Cave
2011, Stage, Furriskey, At Swim Two Birds, Blue Raincoat, Niall Henry
2017, Musical, (2015, 2016 & 2017), Eamon, Once: The Musical, Landmark, John Tiffaney
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Dave, Foxglove, Technowolf, Brian Deane
2011, Short Film, Andy, Withdrawal, El Zorreo, Philip Sheerin
2012, Television, Sean Heuston, 1916: Seachair Dearmadtha, Abu Media, Daithi Keane
2012, Television, Barney Cannon, Breithe agus Bás, Tile Films, Sean O'Meallaigh
2010, Documentary, Bombardier, America: The Story of US, History Channel US, Marion Milne


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Dublin, English-Standard, French, German, Irish RP, Irish-Aran, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern*, Italian
(* = Native/Fluent)
French, German, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Clown, Commedia Dell'Arte, Physical Theatre
Other Skills:Mime, Writer


Lecoq School, Paris: 2 years, 2007 - 2010