Amy is a graduate of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York and Bow Street Academy.
Hailing from Kilkenny, she has worked extensively with the Devious Theatre Company since 2006 appearing in their productions of Vehicle (Smock Alley Scene + Heard Festival) 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 Sweet Sensations (Dublin Fringe Festival/Nominated Spirit of Wit Award) Pulp Injection (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/Nominated Best Irish Short) Writing Home (Filmbase/Galway Film Fleadh/Nominated Best Irish Feature/First Irish Feature/Audience Award) Smitten (RTE Storyland), 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 and writer. 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 was awarded First Prize for the Fishpond Bursary for Comedy 2016 and is a regular performer of Pete McGann’s Pulp Injection radio play series.
Amy will be writing and performing new show in development Brew as part of Smock Alley Scene + Heard Festival 2019.
Frontline actors Amy Dunne and John Morton appear next week in the Pulp Injection Christmas Special. Two pulpy comedy radio plays performed by a live cast. The event takes place this coming Monday night December 3rd in The Workman’s Club, Dublin. Tickets can be bought here: https://bit.ly/2PdYPzu
The short film Two Cats featuring Frontline members Amy Dunne and John Morton, who also wrote and directed, premiered on Saturday at Kerry Film Festival as part of the Irish Shorts selection. It was subsequently shortlisted for Best Irish Short. You can watch the trailer for the film here: https://bit.ly/2J4Esi2
Lots of the Frontline team are working on shows as part of this years very exciting Dublin Fringe Festival line up.
Sharon Coade and Amy Dunne both appear in this raucous new comedy set in a nursing home from Teri Fitzgerald. It runs September 18th to 22nd in Smock Alley Theatre. Tickets here.
Running + Walking In The Phoenix Park
John Morton appears in this meditative play about a man running for his life. It plays both weeks of the festival from September 12-14 and again from September 19-22nd in Project Arts Centre. Tickets here.
Aine Ni Laoghaire is performing in the sharp, comedic new piece from Alice Malseed and Sarah Gordon. The show runs from September 17th to 22nd in Smock Alley Theatre. Tickets here.
My Dad’s Blind
Our own Donncha O’Dea is producing the new exciting work from Anna Shiels-McNamee. It runs from September 18th to 22nd in Project Arts Centre. Tickets here.