AMY KIDD

Amy is an actor based in Dublin and is 5′ 7″ (168cms) tall.

Last month saw Amy perform in the following live performances produced by Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality – “A BEAUTY THAT WILL PASS”, “CHANGEMAKERS”, and EVA GORE-BOOTH poetry in “STATE OF INDEPENDENCE” as part of this year’s Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival.

As a recipient of the Arts Council Agility Award Amy recently finished assisting director Conall Morrison in directing Janet Moran’s play “QUAKE” for this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival. Her debut full-length play “BREAKING” is under commission by Oliver Award winning company Fishamble Theatre.

Her theatre credits as an actor include: ‘Aisling’ in ‘Paler, Still’ by Oonagh Wall at Smock Alley Theatre, ‘The Last’ – a one-woman show in which she played Mary Shelly and all of the characters in her novel ‘The Last Man’ in a stage adaptation written and directed by Sam Chittenden (award-winning Artistic Director of Different Theatre), the lead role of ‘Jess’ in ‘Love and Money’ by Dennis Kelly at The Lantern Theatre, and ‘Alex’ in ‘Wild’ by Jenna Kamal, a piece of new writing co-produced by Anseo Anois and Rumble Theatre.

Amy is a strong classical actor with a passion for Shakespeare. Whilst a member of the National Youth Theatre she undertook an intensive week deep diving into Shakespeare’s text and the art of playing verse at The Globe, and she played The Bawd, Lychorida and Escanes in Pericles during her final year training at The Lir.

She is Co-Artistic Director and founder member of ‘Anseo Anois Theatre’, an emerging Irish Theatre Company.

Screen acting wise Amy has worked on several short films since completing her training, these include: ‘Leah’ in ‘Grind’ and ‘Annette’ in ‘The Wedding’.

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