Anna Sheils McNamee
Anna graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting in 2009. Before this she trained with Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company in contemporary and contact improvisation.
Since graduation she has appeared as Ophelia in Hamlet for Second Age, Boston Marriage at The Gate Theatre Dublin.
During Absolut Fringe 2011 Anna appeared in You can’t just leave, there’s always something , for Spilt Gin Theatre Company. The show was nominated for three fringe awards including Best Production.
Anna helped to devise I was an Emperor at Smock Alley Theatre which received five star reviews and came in the ‘Top Ten Theatre Shows of 2012′.
Anna appeared in Broadening as part of The Dublin Fringe Festival, it received 4* and 5* reviews from The Irish Times, and ITM, and was nominated for ‘Best Design’. Broadening returned to The Project Arts Centre last year to a sold out run.
Anna played Sylvia in The Sylvia written by Philip St.John which was developed with Fishambles New Play Clinic and with the support of Rough Magic Theatre Company.
Anna is currently directing The Angel of Woolwich, which will run as part of Collaborations Festival in Smock Alley, 4th, 6th and 8th of March.