Rachel Gleeson

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Height: 5′ 2”
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Blue

Drama and Theatre Studios, Trinity College, Dublin
Full Time Course (2008 – present)
Independent Theatre Workshop (1996 – 2007)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts (NYC – Summer 2009)


Horse Riding, basic jazz, ballet, contemporary dance and Singing (Soprano)

Conversational French and Italian

Film & Television
Production Role Company Director
What Richard Did Eimear Element Pictures Lenny Abrahamson
Stardust Classmate RTE Ciaran Donnelly
The World of Tosh Various Nickelodeon Various
Ghost Stories Ghost Girl Swedish Television
Production Role Company Director
The Plough and the Stars Mollser Abbey Theatre Sean Holmes
Anna Bella Eema Anna Bella Rough Magic Theatre Co. (Seeds Showcase) Shane Mac an Bhaird & Cameron Macaulay
Oedipus Ensemble Abbey Theatre Wayne Jordan
Pride and Prejudice Lydia Bennet The Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
My Cousin Rachel Louise Kendall Spoleto Festival / Charleston / USA Toby Frow
Pride and Prejudice Mary Bennet The Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
Threepenny Opera Jimmy/Whore/Little Beggar Gate Theatre Wayne Jordan
King John Arthur Projects Arts Centre Aoife Spillane-Hinks
This is the Day Mary Smock Alley Boys School Cristín Kehoe
The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle Moderator/ Narrator Smock Alley Theatre Dan Herd
TEXT messages Witch Project Arts Centre James Hickson
TEXT messages Macduff's Son Project Arts Centre Karl Watson
The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle* Roger 15th Oak (Edinburgh and Dublin Fringe) Dan Herd
Heroin(e) for Breakfast Chloe Pillow Talk Theatre Co. Rosemary McKenna
Moment Hilary Tall Tales Theatre Co. David Horan
Fiddler on the Roof Hodel Gaiety Theatre Vivian Coates
Obama Mia Sandra Edinburgh Fringe Festival Rory Carron
A Christmas Carol Belle/ Martha Cratchit Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
West Side Story Anybodys Gaiety Theatre Tony Finnegan
The Wizard of Oz Dorothy National Concert Hall Vivian Coates

*Nominated for the Fishamble New Writings Award at THE ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012
*Nominated for Best New Play at the IRISH TIMES Theatre Awards

College Productions
Production Role Company Director
The New Electric Ballroom Clara Samuel Beckett Theatre Eimear O'Riordan
The Importance of Being Earnest Gwendolyn Samuel Beckett Theatre Sara Joyce
Doubt Mrs. Muller Samuel Beckett Theatre Lewis Mooney
The Wonderful World of Dissocia Dot/Britney Samuel Beckett Theatre Sara Joyce
Andorra The Drunk Samuel Beckett Theatre Nick Johnson
This is an Installation Piece Lucy Clarendon Basement Shaun Dunne
Caravan Tarry Players Theatre Cristin Keogh
Little Shop of Horrors Audrey Players Theatre Barry McStay
Sonnets for an Old Century Girl The Back Loft Roisin Watson


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