ELLA MARIA CARMEN
Ella is from Dublin and is 5′ 5″ tall (165cm).
Ella performed daily in Barnstorm Theatre Company’s staging of Shane O’Reilly’s SWANSONG which ran in Kilkenny for several weeks up to June 15th. Barnstorm is best known for its professional theatre for young audiences. It has built a reputation, nationally and internationally, for high-quality theatre. Based in Kilkenny, Barnstorm tours its plays for children all over the island of Ireland and in the UK.
Screen acting wise Ella plays ‘Rosie’ in Whackala’s short film ‘#NanaRocks’ directed by Leticia Agudo and produced by Julie Ryan. Screen credits also include Award Winning Short ‘A DEATH IN THE FAMILY’ directed by Kate Haley (Four Court Films), ‘SLAB’ directed by Donna Cloke (Little Angel Productions and Benpix Films) ‘THE DOIREANN PROJECT’ directed by Alex Siepren (RTE Player Productions), ‘EVIDENCE OF EVIL’ directed by Mick Staines (Peninsula Television).
Since graduating from the TU Dublin Conservatoire of Music and Drama with a BA in Drama (Performance) she has also graduated from the
1-year full-time screen acting course in Bow Street Academy, Dublin.
Ella has been selected as one of the recipients of Screen Ireland and Bow Street Academy’s ‘The Actor As Creator’ scheme. The Actor as Creator scheme is aimed at supporting unique creative voices within the Irish screen acting community to create a diverse range of original new work. The selected recipients were selected by a panel of industry professionals in addition to panel members from Screen Ireland. The final successful recipients represent a diverse range of new and established talent from across Ireland.
Stage credits include ‘Multi-Role’ in CLEARNACE (SASH) directed by Leah Moore, ‘Gwen’ in CELLO (Dublin Gay Theatre festival) directed by LesleyAnn Reiley, ‘Magpie’ (Titular) in MAGPIE, directed by Bríd Ní Chomáin. Stage credits while training in TU Conservatoire Dublin and Columbia College Chicago include ‘Lucetta’ in THE ROVER, directed by Peter McDermot, ‘Mae’ in BECKETT’S FOOTFALLS’ directed by Brian Shaw, ‘Mandy’ in SAY DE KOONING, directed by Lexi Noseworthy and ‘Grace Gifford’ in A TERRIBLE BEAUTY, directed by Mary Moynihan.