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/Shortlisted 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’s Amy Dunne is bringing her new self written one woman show Brew to Scene + Heard in Smock Alley Theatre this week. Brew is a new play written and performed by Amy and also directed by our own John Morton. It tells the story of a witch on the run from her coven who is desperate to reverse a particularly nasty spell. Brew will presented as a work in progress showing this Thursday at 7.45pm and Friday at 6.15pm alongside Black Eyed Dog by Desmond Eastwood. Get your tickets here: https://bit.ly/2EeLuQc
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