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Niamh Shaw
Actor / Voice Over Artist 
Lorraine Brennan Management : Unit 22 Greenmount Industrial Estate, Harolds Cross, D6
01 4534355
Dublin-based actor with bases in UK & LA
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Niamh is a character actor, comedian and improvisor for over 10 years.
A former scientist and engineer, Niamh is currently a company member of ANU Productions.
She performs comedy improvisation weekly with The Craic Pack, Dublin and has worked with The Second City Improv in Los Angeles, and Snatch Comedy, Cork. She sometimes writes and is a regular science panellist on RTE's daily magazine show, Seoige. She contributes regularly on radio on Newstalk FM.

Training: Film Acting: Margie Haber Studios (L.A); Mark Travis, Irish Actors Film Studio - Master class.
Michael Chekhov Actors Studio (Jorg Andrees, Berlin), Loose Canon (Jason Byrne)
Improvisation: Keith Johnstone (U.K.), The Second City Improv- Dave Razowsky (L.A.)
Body: Complicite Theatre- Jos Houben (U.K.), Commedia dell Arte - Annie Ryan (The Corn Exchange)
Shakespeare: Stewart Pearce (Globe Theatre, U.K.), Second Age Theatre (Donnacadh O’Briain, Alan Stanford)
Hair Colour:  Red
Eye Colour: Hazel
Height:  5'7"
Playing Range:  30s
Key Credits
2012 - That's About the Size of It | Self
Úna Kavanagh, Project Arts Centre, Dublin City of Science
2012 - A House of Cards | Auntie Nuala
Jordan Ballantyne
2011 - Wonderhouse | Teacher
Oonagh Kearney
2011 - Tamatama | Waiting Woman
Mayumi Komatsu (Japan)
2011 - Laundry | Ensemble
Louise Lowe - ANU Productions
2010 - Mattie | Wheelchair Mom
Shimmy Marcus
2008 - A Shine of Rainbows | Katie Gallagher
Vic Sarin
2007 - Dorothy Mills | Mabel Mills
Agnes Merlet
2007 - Satellites & Meteorites | Nurse Jean
Rick Larkin
2005 - U Wan Releef | Party Girl
Dermot Cleary
2009 - George Gently | Landlady
Ciaran Donnelly
2009 - The Take | Kelly's Mum
David Drury
07/08 - Fair City | Frances McGuigan
2008 - Badly Drawn Roy | Nurse Mary
Alan McMullan
2008 - The Clinic | Creche Owner
Charlie McCarthy
2006 - Fallout | Aisling Coogan
David Caffrey
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