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 directed and wrote The Angel of Woolwich, as part of Collaborations Festival in March. Catch her in The Sort of Importance of Being Earnest at The Camden Fringe Festival in London this July/August.

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Anna Sheils McNamee in The Camden Fringe


Anna Sheils McNamee will be appearing in ‘The Sort of Importance of Being Earnest’ in The Camden Fringe Festival from 30th July- 1st August. Don’t miss this hilarious two woman show! For more information click here


The Angel of Woolwich


Don’t miss The Angel of Woolwich at Collaborations Festival on the 4th, 6th and 8th March at Smock Alley Theatre.
Written and directed by Anna Sheils McNamee and featuring Donncha O’Dea. Starts tonight at 6pm

Broadening returns


Following on from their success at last years Fringe Festival , Glass Doll Productions are back with their sell out show Broadening, featuring Anna Sheils McNamee and produced by Donncha O’Dea. Project Arts Centre, 30th April- 11th May. For more information on bookings and special offers click here

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