Amy Dunne

Amy is a graduate of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York and Bow Street Academy.

She will be appearing in the 24 Hour Plays at the Abbey Theatre on Sunday January 19th.

Amy recently appeared in The Roaring Banshees A ripping yarn about a gang of Irish rebels taking on the Chicago underworld at Smock Alley Theatre and The Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny.

Hailing from Kilkenny, she has worked extensively with the Devious Theatre Company since 2006 appearing in their productions of Vehicle, Heart Shaped Vinyl, War Of Attrition (Galway Theatre Festival) Bash: Latterday Plays, Smitten (Solstice/Cork Midsummer Festival) Scratcher (Project Arts Centre/The Theatre Machine Turns You On: Vol 11) Cannibal! The Musical.

Other theatre credits include Amy’s new play in development Brew as part of Smock Alley’s Scene and Heard Festival Sweet Sensations (Dublin Fringe Festival/Nominated Spirit of Wit Award) Cold Readers (Smock Alley Scene + Heard Festival) Frankie & Johnny In The Clair de Lune (New York/Anna Strasberg Scene Night/Dir.The Soprano’s George Loros) Da (Watergate Productions) Voices In The Rubble (Sheer Tantrum), TEXT Messages (Project Arts Centre).

Onscreen credits include Two Cats (Kerry Film Festival/Shortlisted Best Irish Short) Writing Home (Filmbase/Galway Film Fleadh/Nominated Best Irish Feature/First Irish Feature/Audience Award) Smitten (RTE), Daffney Molloy & Other Catastrophes (RTE Shortscreen/Chicago Irish Film Festival/IndieCork) Pumpkin, Birthday Cake (Crypt TV), Waking The Witch (Neil O’Driscoll), Vultures, Baby Love (Mycrofilms), Stealaway and Lily’s Bad Day (Young Irish Film Makers).

In addition to acting, Amy is a singer. Radio work includes Voices of History (Red Feather Learning), Word Play, Behind Closed Doors (KCLR), Vulture’s Murder Mystery Hour And A Bit, The War Of The Worlds (IMRO Award Winner, KCLR/Devious Theatre).

She is a regular performer of Pete McGann’s Pulp Injection live comedy radio play series. 








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Amy Dunne and Juliette Crosbie appearing in The 24Hour Plays at The Abbey Theatre


Frontline’s Juliette Crosbie and Amy Dunne will appear in The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre which will take place at the Abbey Theatre on Sunday 19th January 2020.  Tickets available here


Any Dunne in Pulp Injection


Frontline’s Amy Dunne will appear in Pulp Injection – Two hilarious bone chilling radio plays performed by a live cast. Written and directed by Peter McGann. Tuesday October 22nd at Workman’s Club 7:30pm. Tickets €12 available here


The Roaring Banshees


Cover your ears, The Roaring Banshees who include Frontline Clients Amy Dunne and Aine Ni Laoghaire are about to howl…
Devious Theatre bring you a gun slinging, barn burning, bootlegging, coddle cooking, tan slaying, bullet riddling, body burying, bloodcurdling squadron of trigger happy harpies have just landed in the Windy City straight from the old sod.
They’ll send you out screaming.
The Watergate Theatre, August 1st-3rd. Tickets: Here
Smock Alley Theatre, August 12th-31st. Tickets: Here


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