Anna Sheils-McNamee

Anna appeared in the world premiere of Eugene O’Brien’s MESPIL IN THE DARK, directed by Gavin Quinn for Pan Pan (in association with Brightening Air Festival 2021).

Recent credits include Stacey in the British drama PENANCE, directed by Maurice Sweeney for West Road Pictures and the short Film TOPPING OUT, directed by Kerry Fox for Essential Cinema.

She performed the leading role in MY DAD’S BLIND, presented as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 at Project Arts Centre and nationwide tour in 2019.

Recent theatre credits include Ophelia in Pan Pan’s THE REHEARSAL, PLAYING THE DAME, directed by Gavin Quinn at the Abbey Theatre and Corcadorca’s THE NUMBERED, directed by Pat Kiernan as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival 2018.

Additional stage credits include THE IMPORTANCE OF NOTHING with Pan Pan, PYGMALION at Smock Alley, BROADENING, directed by Ronan Phelan for 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 Anna’s appearance in the renowned action-adventure series VIKINGS, directed by David Wellington for World 2000 & Take 5, televised worldwide on History.

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.