JOANNE BRACKEN

Joanne is an Irish actor from Co. Tipperary, she is 5′ 6″ (168cm) tall and can be considered Dublin based.

She’s cast in Dan O’Neill’s short film “TELL HER IN THE SUNSHINE” which will film later this month.

Joanne is also cast in the role of ‘Kate’ in Croí Burrowes new short film “CRAYONS” which wrapped filming in Dublin recently. Also in post-production is the feature film “TRAD” written and directed by Lance Daly in which Joanne is cast in the supporting role of ‘Anno’.

Her screen credits include the role of ‘Áine’ in the short film “A QUARE RACKET” screening at Foyle Film Festival in November (The Fool Productions). She plays the role of ‘Pat’ in the short film “KISS KISS, FANG FANG” directed by Croí Burrowes (Pulse College) that will be screening at Dublin International Comedy Film Festival in December. She also performed as ‘Helen’ in the short film “THE ADOPTION” directed by Kevin De La Isla O’Neill (GSA).

Stage credits include the principal role of ‘Síle’ in the immersive theatre piece “THE LOCAL” as part of Kilkenny Arts Festival written by Clare Monnelly, Medb Lambert and Emma O’Grady, directed by Dónal Gallagher (Asylum Productions and Once Off Productions). She performed as the ‘Messenger’ in “ANTIGONE” directed by Evasia Koutoulaki (Oasis Theatre Company). Joanne played ‘Sue’ and ‘Catherine’ in her GSA Graduation Showcase “STRANGE DAYS” at Smock Alley Theatre written by Lee Coffey and directed by Tracy Ryan. She played the lead role of ‘Antonio’ in “THE MERCHANT OF VENICE” directed by Liam Halligan (GSA), Joanne also performed as ‘Tosh” in “SCENES WITH GIRLS” directed by Paul Brennan (GSA) and the lead role of ‘April’ in “APRIL BRIGHT” directed by Eric Weitz (GSA)

Having previously completed the 2-Year Full-Time Professional Actor Training at The Gaiety School of Acting, Joanne recently graduated for the 1-Year Full-Time Program at Bow Street Academy.

Joanne is an avid horse-rider following 15 years of experience, having also worked at Nenagh Equestrian Centre handling horses and teaching.

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