Anna Shiels-McNamee

Anna was mostly seen as Ophelia in Pan Pan’s THE REHEARSAL, PLAYING THE DAME on the Abbey main stage.  More recently, she played a part in Corcadorca’s THE NUMBERED directed by Pat Kiernan as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival 2018.

She will next be seen on stage in her own play MY DAD’S BLIND performed 18th – 22nd September at Project Arts Centre, as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2018.

Further stage credits include THE IMPORTANCE OF NOTHING directed by Gavin Quinn (Pan Pan), Eliza Doolittle in G.B Shaw’s PYGMALION directed by Liam Halligan for Smock Alley, BROADENING directed by Ronan Phelan (Glass Doll Productions), Ophelia in HAMLET with Second Age and BOSTON MARRIAGE directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks at the Gate Theatre. She played Juliet in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR directed by Lisa May for Bruiser Theatre Company and appeared as Sophie in Landmark Productions MISS JULIE directed by Michael Barker-Caven at Project Arts Centre.

Screen credits include History’s renowned action/adventure series VIKINGS directed by David Wellington for World 2000/Take 5.

Anna has directed two shows - HOW TO BE ANGRY written by Camille Ross, nominated for two awards at Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 and THE CARVED SOUL written by Anna for the Dublin Fringe Festival 2015. Her latest work (title TBC) will be performed later this year as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 at Project Arts Centre.