NIAMH SHAW

Height: 5ft 7ins
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Red
Playing Age: 38-48
Equity Status: Member

TRAINING

Masterclass with Mike Leigh - Screen Training Ireland
Quarantine Workshop - Project Arts Centre
Forced Entertainment Workshop - Project Arts Centre
Film Acting: Margie Haber Studios (L.A)
Mark Travis, Irish Actors Film Studio - Masterclass
Michael Chekhov Actors Studio (Jorg Andrees, Berlin)
Commedia dell Arte - Annie Ryan (The Corn Exchange)
Improvisation: Keith Johnstone (U.K.), The Second City Improv (L.A.)
Physical Comedy: Complicite Theatre (U.K.)
Shakespeare: Stewart Pearce (Globe Theatre, U.K.)


Film & TV

FILM & TV PART PRODUCTION DIRECTOR
CBBC Nurse Mary Roy 3 Alan Shannon
NZ Film Productions Ltd Account Manager The Widower Paul Whittington
MOTB Film Productions Ltd. Nuala Romantic Roads Michael Karen
CBBC Nurse Mary/Harriet Roy 1 & 3 Alan Shannon
Floor Unit Productions Nuala A House of Cards (short) Jordan Ballantyne
Floor Unit Productions Profesor Smith Normal Stephen Brady
Sanctuary Productions Cleaner Sanctuary Norah McGettigan
Tohojushinsha Films Woman Letter (Short Film) Mayumi Komatsu
Wonderhouse Productions Teacher Wonderhouse Oonagh Kearney
Big Apple/ Hallmark Films Vendor The Cabin Brian Trenchard Smith
Octagon Films/ Fidelite (France) Night Nurse The Last Furlong Agnes Merlet
Gable End Media Wheelchair Mom Mattie Shimmy Marcus
ITV Landlady George Gently Ciaran Donnelly
Sky TV Kelly’s Mother The Take David Drury
Octagon Films/ Sepia (Canada) Kate Gallagher A Shine of Rainbows Vic Sarin
RTÉ Frances McGuigan Fair City Various
BBC Nurse Mary Badly Drawn Roy Alan Macmillan
Dimension Films Mabel Mills Dorothy Mills Agnes Merlet
i-wire Films Nurse Jean Satellites & Meteorites Rick Larkin
RTÉ Creche Owner The Clinic 6 Charlie McCarthy
Gorta Films Mrs. Doyle The Hunger (short) Mark Lynch
RTÉ Ashling Fallout David Gaffney
Take Away Films Xmas Party Girl Yu Wan Releef (short) Dermot Cleary
Element Films Effie An Ocean Apart Stefan Bartmann
Crystalogic Productions, L.A. Ginny The Law Office Peter Carson
Quixotic Films Nurse Da Quixote (short) Terry O’Leary
Midas Productions/TG4 Moll McCarthy Ceart agus Coir Rosie Ni Coinnigh

* Nominated Best Production, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011 & Winner of Best Off-Site Production, ABSOLUT Fringe 2010

 

 

Theatre

Theatre Part Play Director
Abbey Theatre – In Development Ensemble Taking Back Our Voices Oonagh Murphy
Dublin Theatre Festival ’12, ANU Ensemble Boys of Foley Street Louise Lowe
PhizzFest ’12, ANU Ensemble Take to the Bed Louise Lowe
Project Arts Centre – Science In The City Fest ’12 Self That’s About the Size of it Una Kavanagh
Dublin Theatre Fest ’11, ANU Prod. Ensemble Laundry Louise Lowe
Dublin Theatre Fest ’11, ANU Prod. May Oblong Worlds End Lane Louise Lowe
Dublin Fringe Fest ’11. Self That’s About The Size Of It Una Kavanagh
Drogheda Arts Festival ’11 Angela Come Forward To Meet You Louise Lowe
Project Arts Centre Deborah The Big Deal Una McKevitt
New Theatre Fiona Our Father Tom Creed
Dublin Fringe Fest 10, ANU Prod. May Oblong Worlds End Lane Louise Lowe
Robert Wilson Watermill Center,NY/Anu Phaedra/ Jane Doe Fingal Ronain Louise Lowe
Belltable UnFringed Festival/Anu Prod. Dee Memory Deleted Louise Lowe
Bruiser Theatre Anna/Enbezzlione The Government Inspector Lisa May
Anu Productions Her Corners Louise Lowe
Mill Theatre Productions Mary The Odd Couple Tom Kibbe
Gate Theatre Molly/Miss Skiffins Great Expectations Alan Stanford
Int. Dublin Gay Theatre Festival ’07 Trish O’Malley The Unsuccessful Suicide of Trish O’Malley Aidan Harney
Bruise Theatre/National Tour Ensemble Canterbury Tales Lisa May
Shadowbox Theatre/Tour Mag/Alice/Others Industrial Yarns Gemma Gallagher
Andrews Lane Theatre Clare Upstaged Mark Tankersley
Playgroup/Everyman, Cork Bridget/Nurse Katalina/Barbara SOAP! Tom Creed
Barnstorm Theatre/Tour Sheila Digger, Doc, & Dee Dee Philip Hardy
Granary Theatre, Cork Kelly The Exercise Marcus Bale
Granary Theatre, Cork Beth Cloud Nine Rachel Kick

 

 

Skills

Comedy (Strong character/improvisation skills -The Craic Pack Comedy Improv (Dublin), Cardinals Improv, Snatch Comedy, (Cork) ), Singing (Mezzo Soprano), French, German,  Horseriding, Full Driver’s Licence, Ph.D in Science, Boxing, Art Science specialist, Science communicator (RTE, Newstalk), TEDx Speaker (2014), Arduino

 

 

Other

RESIDENCIES: SPACE Programme, 2011 (The Performance Corporation)
MAKE, 2011 (Theatre Forum, Project Arts Centre, Cork Midsummer Festival)
Robert Wilson Centre, Watermill 2010 (New York, USA