TARA MCCARTHY

Tara is an Irish actress based in Dublin. She is 5’ 11” (180cm) tall and holds a full driving licence.

She plays ‘Margaret’ in Giant Leap Productions short film “HOLDING THE FORT” directed by Caroline Brennan, ‘The Higher Being’ in a feature called “NO MORE BLUE TOMORROWS” directed by Sam O’Neill, and a supporting role in the Screen Ireland Focus short “A PUNCH UP AT A WEDDING” directed by Jamie O’Rourke which is also in post-production.

Tara’s screen credits also include Mixed Bag Media’s short film “WRECKER” written by Aoife Bradshaw and directed by Martina McGlynn, ‘WE WILL BELIEVE YOU’ directed by Lia Campbell of My Media, ‘Foster Mother’ in ‘HYPHEN’ (CFF) directed by Benjamin Rupprecht, ‘Emily’ in ‘WHISPERS WE SHARE’ directed by Sam O’Neill (IADT), ‘THE VOID’ in ‘LIFE ONCE MORE’ directed by Scott O’Keeffe, and Season 3 of ‘BLOODLINE DETECTIVES’ (Peninsula Television).

Tara’s stage credits include new works by James MacDonald, ‘Hazel’ in ‘TIKKUM OLAM’ and ‘Alida Dooling/Mother Mercy’ in ‘IN THE TIBER’, both directed by Martin Harvey. Her stage credits while training at the University of Exeter include ‘Carol’ in Mamet’s ‘OLEANNA’, ‘Phaedra’ in Cane’s ‘PHAEDRA’S LOVE’, and ‘Patricia’ in Miller’s ‘THE LAST YANKEE’.

Following her training at the University of Exeter, with a BA in Drama (Performance, Writing and Directing), she completed the 1-year Full Time Programme for screen acting at Bow Street Academy in Dublin.

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