GER CAREY (HARRY)
Ger recently appeared in the award-winning Short Paddy’s in the Boot. On TV, he played Dave (Nidge’s Solicitor) in 9 episodes of IFTA award-winning series Love/Hate. Previous Film & TV credits and include St.Ives (BBC), The Governor (ITV), In The Name of The Father directed by Jim Sheridan (Hell’s Kitchen), Adam & Paul directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Element Pictures), Trafficked (New Decade Films), Zulu 9 (Yellow Asylum), Man about Dog (Cerbeus Films), Spoon(Filmex Ltd.), Torchwood (STARZ and BBC Worldwide), Life’s A Breeze directed by Lance Daly (Fastnest Films), Titanic: Blood & Steel directed by Ciaran Donnelly (DAP, Italy/Netflix) and Jack Taylor for TV3 and ZDF Germany.Ger trained at the Focus Theatre under the direction of Deirdre O' Connell. He debuted there in 1990. Since then his work for Focus includes Little Aylof, Rocket to the Moon, Small Craft Warnings, Hello Stranger, The Balcony, All My Sons, Men Without Shadows, Last Man Down and Anna Christie. He also appeared as Eddie in the acclaimed production of A View From The Bridge, which transferred to Andrews Lane Theatre. Other theatre credits include The Plough And The Stars, The Ice Man Cometh (Abbey) alongside Brain Dennehy, Away Alone (The Peacock), The Pope And The Witch (Red Kettle), The Blue Macushla, Poor Beast In The Rain, The Welcome (The Druid), From Both Hips (Fishamble), Yerma (Gallowglass), By The Barrow (San Francisco Tour), 12 Angry Men (Lane Productions), and The Journeyman a one man show (Dublin Fringe Festival 1999), toured to Belfast, Scotland and returned for an extended run at The Focus.
Rúaidhrí Conroy (JACKEY)
Rúaidhrí Conroy's previous theatre credits include The Field, The Cripple of Inishmaan (Drama Desk and Theatre World Award), Philadelphia here I come and The Country Boy. He won the 1998 Theatre World Award and was nominated for a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award for ‘The Cripple Of Inishmaan’ as well as Drama League Award for Outstanding Artist and Drama Desk Award for best-featured Actor. Film & TV includes The Professor and the Madman, Trial of The Century,Pilgrimage, Jack Taylor Movie, Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne, RAW (TV series) Hart's War, The Van, When The Sky Falls.Martin Mc Donagh's Academy Award winning short: Six-Shooter, Horse, Nothing Personal, Into The West.He recently wrote and directed his first short film, Justlikeabitch.
LAOISA SEXTON (NATALIE & playwright)
Theatre highlights include: OH The Power directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman for LABryinth Theater Company, Long Days Journey into Night (The Guthrie) directed by Joe Dowling, Gaslight directed by Charlotte Moore (Irish Rep) Yeats Project (Irish Rep). Shining City (Studio Theatre, DC). Best Actress Award (1st Irish NY) for The Prophet of Monto (The Flea, NY) directed by Des Kennedy, Dirtyworks (Edinburgh Fringe), Some Voices, The Pitchfork Disney, Motherfucker with the Hat (Orion), Lovers. The Award winning site-specific Ladies & Gents by Paul Walker (Irish Arts Center, NY). Recent Irish short You are Beautiful with Dearbhla Molloy (RTE Shortscreen/Int Player) and dozens of independent films. TV: Fair City, and recently appearing in Red Rock for TV3.
As writer, Laoisa has written three produced plays since 2013. Her new play, The Pigeon in The Taj Mahal recently received its world premiere Off Broadway, at The Irish Repertory Theater. Irish Central named it as Best Theater of 2016. Laoisa's debut play, FOR LOVE, was also produced by Irish Rep. The play also toured across Ireland. The Last Days of Cleopatra first premiered in New York City. It has since been performed in Canada (2016) and won two awards at Milwaukee Irish Play Festival.
Gerard Adlum (Karl, Maureen,Skangar)
Gerard is an actor and writer. He is a co-founder of Fast Intent Theatre Companyand former co-Literary Manager of Theatre Upstairs. Selected acting credits include The Snow Queen (Smock Alley) The Big Fellow (5 week national tour in early 2017 with Co-Motion) Yellow Sam (Drogheda Arts Centre) How To Build Your First Robot (nominated for the Little Gem Award at the Dublin Fringe Festival ’14), Macbeth, The Lark, Ashes to Ashes (all with Fast Intent), Stoker, A Christmas Carol (both with Ouroboros), The Ugly One (The Lir), Snakeoil (Theatre Upstairs), Dradin, in Love (Tribe Theatre), Roll Up! Roll Up! (The Ark), Frank Pig Says Hello (The Mill), Anna in Between (Pillowtalk), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Animal Farm (both with Upstart). His debut play as a writer, The Man in Two Pieces, premiered at Theatre Upstairs in April 2015. It starred Stephen Brennan and was produced by Fast Intent. It was subsequently commissioned by RTE Radio and broadcast in September 2015. His second play, Bob &Judy, premiered in July 2015.