Áine Ní Laoghaire
Áine trained as an actress at the BA in Acting Studies,The Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College and as a screen actor at Bow Street.
Áine most recently appeared in Neon Western from Conflicted Theatre at Cork Midsummer Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival. She has appeared in numerous theatre productions of late. She starred in The Abbey Theatre’s one women show Mise, Mollser based on Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and The Stars. Other roles include Rebecca in Frank McGuinness’s Factory Girls for The Everyman Theatre and Zoe in Zoe’s Play at The Ark.
Her screen credits include the upcoming webseries Long Dark Twenties, Ripper Street (BBC) Ros na Run (TG4) Standby (Rob Burke/Ronan Burke) Baróg Béir/Free Hugs (Gavin Fitzgerald), Live (Harbour Films), and Jane By the Sea ( Zanzibar Production )
As a voice-over artist, Áine regularly provides various character voices for Macalla Teo, and TG4. Shows include Dude, cá bhfuil mo phúca?, Dot and Peg Agus Chat among others. She also recently lent her voice to the Irish language version of Oscar nominated cartoon The Breadwinner, by Cartoon Saloon.
As a dancer/performer Áine has collaborated with Amanda Coogan on her RHA show I’ll Sing You A Song From Around The Town, dancer Meagan O’Shea (International Associate Artist, Dance House) and visual artist Ella De Búrca, most notably in Exercises for Seeing Stars #3 at the Vienna Art Fair.
A lot of Frontline’s actors are very busy as Dublin Fringe season descends on Dublin. Here’s a rundown of all the Frontliners working on shows at this years festival. So yes, take this as our (lightly biased) list of top recommendations!
Donncha O’Dea will appear as a troubled ventriloquist in Dummy from Morb which plays the Peacock Theatre from September 9th to 16th at 6.30pm nightly. Book Tickets.
Juliette Crosby and Tom Moran will appear in the fierce exciting Fierce Notions from Ill-Advised Theatre Company. It runs from September 11th-17th in The Black Box at Smock Alley Theatre. Book Tickets.
Emer Casey appears in the new show from Alice Malseed and Sarah Baxter it’s getting harder and harder for me which plays Smock Alley Theatre from September 10th to 14th. Book Tickets.
Aine Ni Laoghaire takes to the stage as the Preacher in Neon Western, the acclaimed show from Conflicted Theatre & Peter Power. It runs from Sep 09 -10/13 -17. Book Tickets.
Fiona McGeown directs a new show for her company Painted Bird. Susanne R. Day’s ‘Toilers’ – Her Lost Play runs at The Lir from September 19th to 23rd. Book Tickets.
Áine Ní Laoghaire has just completed 2 weeks of research and development on a new Theatre for Young audiences piece, with the support of Cork City Council and Theatre Development Centre Cork.
Directed by Sarah Baxter, the piece will look at the relationship between an elderly neighbour and a shy young girl, whose shared love of music and dancing brings them together.