Fiona trained at the Gaiety school of Acting and L’Ecole de Mime Corporeal Dramatique in London. Her company Painted Bird Productions are in pre production planning for a new piece called ‘The Bridie Kirk Project’ which opens in the Cork Midsummer Festival in 2014. She has recently appeared in Sharp as a Razor with the Abbey Theatre taking scenes from the new Frank McGuiness play The Hanging Gardens around the southern counties. She recently appeared and produced Chekhov’s The Bear for Painted Bird Productions which enjoyed a hugely successful run at Kinsale Arts Festival 2013.
Fiona was a member of Sligo’s prestigious Blue Raincoat Theatre Company for over 13 years. Her previous appearances for the Abbey/Peacock include Translations (Abbey), Alice in Wonderland (Peacock/Blue Raincoat Theatre Company), Alice Through the Looking Glass (Peacock/BRTC), The Strange Voyage of Donald Crowhurst (Peacock/BRTC). Other work with Blue Raincoat includes At Swim Two Birds, The Third Policman, Hamlet, A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Tempest, What the Butler Saw, Still Life, Sanctuary, Birdie Birdie, Her Big Chance, The Only Jealousy of Emer, The Cat and the Moon, At the Hawks Well, The Third Policeman and most recently At Swim Two Birds.