Esther- Ayo James is a Nigerian-born actor, who grew up in Cork and is now based in Dublin. She started her training in the Gaeity Performance year and gained subsequent training, full time at Bow street Academy.
Currently training with IDSA, Esther has a passion for storytelling and looks to play roles in interested stories about the human condition.
She is also very interested in psychology and technology.
He is best known for his recurring role 'Mo' in the crime drama 'Taken Down' directed by David Caffrey. Most recently, Abdul completed filming on Frank Berry's Irish refugee drama 'Provision' opposite Letitia Wright and Josh O'Connor. He will next appear in Janus Metz's adaptation of Olen Steinhauer‘s thriller 'All The Old Knives' along with Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton.
Abdul is a fluent Arabic speaker, a competent horse rider and a swimmer as well as an emerging screenwriter.
Charlie Curilan is a Filipino-Dutch actor currently based in The Netherlands who started his professional career in the original Dutch version of the Broadway hit musical “Miss Saigon.”
He has appeared in popular Dutch TV series “Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden,” “Meiden van de Herengracht,” and “A’dam en E.V.A.”, he has also appeared in TV commercials, corporate films, and short films. He was part of the cast of the Swedish version of Miss Saigon for the Malmö Opera in Sweden. He was nominated Best Actor for his performance as “Coach” in the 48HFP short film festival in Rotterdam in 2018. He won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the FilmstarZ Film Festival in Vlissingen, Netherlands, for his role in the short film “Open Wond” in 2019.
Randy Guine is a French actor, comedian, writer, singer.
Randy is known for his work on Swiss TV Show Carrak Attack as Actor/Writer and his internet sketches. In addition to his acting work, Randy is a Soul/R&B Singer and was a member of a Gospel Choir. He also does stand-up comedy and perform all around the world (France - Cameroon - Switzerland - Haiti). Randy decided to pursue his acting in London, he landed in September 2018. Randy went straight into training by enrolling to part time drama school classes at (Royal Central & IDSA).
Elaine is a screen and stage actress, a native of Dublin. She has been working on a feature and short films including Michael Inside, the award-winning film written and directed by Frank Berry. Elaine also appears in a number of commercials, including the new RAS campaign.
Once a month she can be seen performing on stage in let's Make A Scene, at Momentum
Acting Studio, where she presents a number of different scenes. She has trained with several facilitators over the years, most recently completed the two-year training programme (Meisner Technique) with Momentum Acting Studio in Dublin. She still uses the space to develop her own work between projects.
Elaine is currently working on The Great War, a stage play by Neil LaBute which will run in
Angie Owiti is a conservatoire-trained Kenyan actor.
During her time at the Plymouth Conservatoire she gained valuable training from renowned teachers and industry professionals. She also worked and was employed for various projects during her degree including BFI shorts, site-specific theatre at the world-renowned Eden Project, and voice-over work. Angie is currently involved with the Exeter Fringe Festival and is interested in working on independent films and projects that explore life through unseen lenses.
Imogen is a London and Dublin based actor who trained at Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting on the full-time programme with Gerry Grennell and Shimmy Marcus. She has acted in short films and plays and is preparing to appear as the lead in the feature film Passing Place shooting in the West of Ireland.
Imogen is also a writer, musician and video editor.
Alex Hannigan is a young Actor hailing from Meath, Alex trained at Bow Street Academy of Screen Acting where he graduated in 2019 from the Full Time Acting course.
Alex has had a passion for acting from a very young age, growing up Alex has always been around the arts with theatre and film being very much a big part of his family life.
Alex has been apart of the Londis campaign which sponsored Ireland’s fittest Family playing the role of ‘Liam’ as well as the current stand alone Londis campaign. Alex will also be seen in the upcoming feature film produced by Zanzibar films “butterfly Diaries”.
Alex has worked on various Short films in the past where comedy has played a big factor, Comedy has always been a joy for him in life and is always amazing for him to bring it to the screen and bring a smile to people’s faces.
Amro is a British actor from Brighton. He joined the National Youth Film Academy in 2019 and recently trained at East 15 Acting School. Amro is of British, Egyptian and Sudanese descent and is also a fluent Arabic speaker. He was recently a Finalist in the Warner Bros Television 2021 'Actors in Training' program. He will be appearing in the upcoming feature film 'Birdcage' in an untitled role, animation series 'Elements' as Jordan Healer (Voice) and the reprised role of Serj Renegade in series 2 of 'Sunny Jean Z'.
Thomas Leggett is an actor from Dublin, Ireland. As a design graduate, he has been involved in the creative industry for nearly thirty years. During the 1990s, he was a bass player and song writer with a pop band in Dublin and Manchester.
He studied screen acting at Dublin’s, Bow Street and made his first TV appearance on RTÉ’s, ’16 Letters’ in 2016. In recent years, Thomas has been cast in the role of Lenny Drake on ‘Fair City’ and as a police constable on ‘Peaky Blinders’, S6. With IMDB credits for both these roles, he has also been credited for both lead and supporting roles in short and feature length independent films. Thomas has taken classes in classical singing, stage combat and horse riding.
Marius Boehm is a Meisner-trained German actor who has participated in masterclasses and workshops with world-renowned acting teachers such as Sandra Seacat (Los Angeles), Kim Gillingham (Los Angeles), and James Kemp (London).
He has appeared in a range of productions, from mainstream TV dramas (Notruf Hafenkante), short films (Pity Fu-k directed by Raquel Stern, Raindance Filmfestival) and immersive theatre projects (Boehler & Orendt's Mehrung #5, KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin).
Marius is particularly interested in dark comedies, psychological dramas, and fast-paced thrillers. He enjoys working on international projects with a cosmopolitan feel and bringing fun, entertaining energy to work. Oh, and he loves making people laugh - a lot.
Jordan-Ross Olloé is a British Actor, based in Dublin and London.
Jordan has trained at The Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting, The Gaiety School of Acting and is currently in the Professional Level of Identity School of Drama.
Jordan is a fluent French speaker, as his family originate from Ivory Coast.
Apart from TV & Film Acting; Jordan spends the rest of his time listening to music which he sees as another form of entertaining storytelling and hopes to both write his own stories and make music in the future.
Conor Hackett is a Dublin based actor who trained in the Gaiety School of Acting and the Momentum Acting Studio for two years studying Meisner Technique (where he is still an active member)
Conor has appeared in numerous short films and collaborated with Alexander Kuribayashi on a series of narrative music videos. He also appeared in the award-winning comedy-horror film 'Follow The Dead'. Conor was main cast in The Drowning Room at the 2018 International Gay Theatre Festival and is currently producing and will appear in 'The Great War' and 'Lovely Head' by Neil LaBute in Smock Alley Theatre scheduled for November 2021.
Most recently Conor starred in 'Growing Charlotte' produced and directed by Sticky-tape productions and Failte Ireland's 'Taste the Ireland' TV campaign.
Conor is an experienced swimmer, competing for the Aer Lingus Masters team and is also a long-distance endurance cyclist.
Sami Kali is a Swiss-Tunisian actor who graduated from the Giles Foreman Center for Acting in London. On screen, his career includes short films, series and commercials. On stage, he has performed in plays and musicals, touring Switzerland, France (Avignon Festival) and England. He's got many years experience in improv and immersive shows, especially with young audiences. He sings as a high baritone, does contemporary and jazz dance, speaks French, English and Arabic. Alongside acting, he's also a passionate director and screenwriter. He's currently working on his first feature film.
Helin Ekin is a London based Spotlight registered actress of Kurdish origin who moved to the UK from Turkey in late 2016. Since then, she has trained at The BRIT School and performed across London and Stratford-Upon-Avon including the RSC Open Air Theatre, New Wimbledon Theatre and Arcola Theatre as well as becoming a member of both National Youth Theatre (having completed the Senior Acting Course in 2018) and National Youth Film Academy (having completed the SetReady Course in 2020). The NYFA produced film Intrusion she was a part of was successfully shown at the RainDance Film Festival in 2020. She is due to graduate from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2023. She speaks Turkish natively and English fluently with a British accent.
2021 Berlinale talents alumni Eliane, is an award-winning Rwandan actress based in France.
Accountant by training, she started her acting career with Rwanda's theatre companies and trained inTunisia at the El-hamra theatre.
Her international breakthrough role in "Birds Are Singing in Kigali" won her Best Actress Awards at prestigious festivals such as the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, the Polish Film Festival, the New York Polish Film festival, the Let's CEE International film festival and the mastercard rising star award at the Netia OFF independent film festival .
She is starring in the lead role of the hollywood indie drama "Trees of peace" which is premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
And will be next starring in the upcoming sci-fi "Neptune Frost" directed by Saul Williams.
She is interested, drama, historical and psychological drama, sci-fiction/fantasy, romantic and dark comedy.
Conor O'Dwyer is a Dublin-based Galwegian and a graduate of the Full-Time Programme for Screen Acting at Bow Street Academy (2016/2017).
Conor will make his television debut in a co-starring role on BBC's upcoming crime drama 'DUBLIN MURDERS' which will be airing later in the year.
Conor has worked on a number of short films including Maria Doyle Kennedy's 'A DIFFERENT KIND OF DAY', Oonagh Kearney's "FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN', Anthony Assad's 'PANIC ATTACK', Liam Prenter Morris's "AUDIO JACK' and most recently a short film called 'STOP' which Conor wrote, directed and had a leading role in.
Other than acting, Conor is a proud father of a Labrador mix called Leo and loves reading, swimming and travelling in his spare time.
Eilís is a Laois-born actress, based in Dublin. Having been involved in youth theatre from a young age she went on to train at the Gaiety School of Acting, 2 Year Full Time Professional Actor Training, graduating in 2014 and recently completed Bow Street's 6 month part-time Screen Acting course.
Other training includes Theatre Lovett's Playing for Your Audience.
Theatre credits include Tales From The Woods (Theatre Upstairs), Bastet (Smock Alley), Out of Print (Theatre Upstairs) and Dirty Laundry (Smock Alley). Short film credits include Peer Pressure (Welcome Home Pictures, Viko Nikci) and Do It Now (Viko Nikci). She played a supporting role in feature film, Dan Casey (Little Lake Entertainment).
Eilís is a fluent Irish speaker with a BA in Irish from Maynooth University. Irish language theatre credits include Fáilte Go Gaeilgeland, which played a number of festivals last year and will return for a short Gaeltacht-based tour later this year, and Smidiríní (Mumbro Top).
She is a content contributer to BBC Gaeilge's #faduda vlog.
Eilís is a traditional fiddle player. She has IDCA certification in Unarmed Combat and Rapier and Dagger Combat. She also trains in aerial hoop at an intermediate level
She is an international actress with German-Ukrainian background with experience in stage, voice over and screen.
She is fluent in English, German, Ukrainian and Russian. She also works as a Voice-over actress.
Screen work includes feature films like: “Day rises. I fall.” dir. Michal Friedrich and “I wanted our Summer.” dir. Jordan Walker.
Voice Over work include: “Away” (Netflix), dir. Ian Odle; Bosch (Amazon Prime), dir. Benedikt Rabanus
Theatre work includes : “The Winter's Tale”, Shakespeare’s Globe, dir. Hope Thaine; “Don Juan Comes Back from the War”, Corbett Theatre, dir. Jum Rubin; “Playhouse Creatures", Corbett Theatre, dir. Louise Amos; “Almost, Maine”, Stockwell Theatre, dir. Max Saunders-Singer
Anja is a Korean-German actress based in Berlin, raised in Germany.
She was trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NYC and made it to Robert Castle´s Advanced class within a few months. Before that, she studied at the Stage and Musical School in Germany and after coming back she went on training at the AICOM in Paris.
Since then she appeared in TV, Film and on stage, notably as the antagonist of the German star Eva Mattes in the play „Liv Stein“.
Anja s love for music shows in her choice of roles- currently she is playing the German „Nannerl“- Mozarts forgotten genius sister- in the solo-performance „The Other Mozart“ by Sylvia Milo, an award-winning Off-Broadway play for which she was trained by the creative team in NYC.
Dammy is a trainee of the Gaiety School of Acting Dublin and Identity School of Acting London. She has subsequently trained with industry professional Ciara O' Callaghan. She has appeared in short plays and commercials. Dammy continues to do workshops with industry experts.
Dammy is also a singer and model and is very interested in human health as a qualified nurse.
Mayalani Moes is a Luxembourgish and Portuguese actress.
She started her career in theatre when she went to the University of Dundee in 2014. She then appeared in numerous short films before she decided to study acting at the prestigious acting school ‘Giles Foreman Centre for Acting’ where she was trained by renowned teachers such as Giles Foreman, Janet Amsden, Liana Nyquist and many more.
She is one of the founders of the theatre company ‘Collateral Drama’ in Luxembourg, that solely performs plays in English.
Mayalani recently appeared in award-winning films such ‘ON IN 15’ directed by Joe Archer. In November, she also attended the world premiere of ‘Manhunt’ directed by Charles Solly in which she has a pivotal role. She also embodied the role of Katarina in the play ‘Demons’ written by Lars Noren directed by Althyr Pivatto which was the most challenging role she’s had to face thus far - but thoroughly enjoyed it.
Mayalani is currently preparing for her role in the plays ‘How to get rich in Luxembourg. (Fast)’ directed by Rafael David Kohn.
Because of her multilingual skill: English, German, French, Luxembourgish and basic Portuguese, she has the possibility to act in all four languages fluently. As she has a base in London, Luxembourg and Lisbon it’s incredibly easy for her to travel to various locations for projects.
Danish actor Sandra Mahmoud Lindquist is a classically trained actor and graduate from The Malmö Theatre Academy in Sweden in 2017.
Sandra has roots in Europe, Westafrica and Scandinavia.
Since graduating, she has had various roles on stage and in television and films in her home country Denmark. She is also a voice actor and has worked on productions for Netflix, Nickelodeon, Moonbug Entertainment, Mattel, and Disney.
In the summer of 2021, she debuted as a playwright at ‘Teater Grob’ in Copenhagen, Denmark, and in 2022 she was a finalist in a national playwright competition in Denmark. In 2023, Sandra will be starring in the play ‘Otherness’ at Malmö Stadsteater.
Amanda Fawn Rankin is an American-born actor-musician based in Ireland. From a young age she was involved in award-winning youth orchestras and choirs, as well as youth theatre.
After an artistic hiatus for a number of years, Amanda went back to school in 2018 to study musical theatre at the International College of Musical Theatre in Belfast. She has also studied with Bow Street Academy on their Intro to Acting course.
In 2018 Amanda won “Most Promising Young Player” at the Ulster Drama festival for her portrayal of Frida Foldal in “John Gabriel Borkman” (Ibsen). In 2020 Amanda and her two daughters featured in an ad for Hughes Insurance. She has worked on several short films as an actor and director. In 2021 she acted in and produced the music video “Not Alone.”
Amanda loves interacting with a crowd on a fun street performance, and also creating beautiful moving images with a film team. She tells stories through heartfelt songs on her fiddle and with her voice. She is excellent with children.