Esosa Ighodaro

Height: 5' 5" (168cm)

Principal Age Range: 32 - 38

Build: Average

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

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Esosa is cast in the supporting role of 'Detective Liz Cullen' in "KIN" a new crime drama series set in Dublin for RTE Television which is now in post-production.

She is one of many actors involved in The Abbey Theatre’s Home: Part One which is available to watch on The Abbey Theatre's YouTube Channel. Home: Part One is a direct response to the report on Mother and Baby Homes, focusing on the testimonies of survivors.

Her screen credits include Subotica and Rumble Films feature film "THE OTHER LAMB", the first series of "SMOTHER" which recently broadcast on RTE Television, Whackala's short film "SECOND CHANCE, "HERSELF" a feature film directed by Phyllida Lloyd (The Iron Lady, Mamma Mia), "ROSE PLAYS JULIE" a film directed by Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor, and RTE Television's drama "TAKEN DOWN" directed by David Caffrey.

Esosa's theatre work includes a role in “A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” directed by Ethan McSweeney and 'Louise' in Noel Coward's “PRIVATE LIVES” directed by Patrick Mason which both ran in Dublin's Gate Theatre. She has also performed on the Abbey Theatre stage in a version of Sophocles's “OEDIPUS” written and directed by Wayne Jordan, and with Corcadorca in their site specific production of “SACRIFICE AT EASTER” written by Pat McCabe. She has also played “The Woman Of The Sidhe” in W.B Yeats' “THE ONLY JEALOUSY OF EMER” directed by Ray Yeates.


Skills

Accents: Neutral Irish, Standard American, English, English RP, British, Nigerian

Performance: Singer, Musician

Vehicle Licences: Full Driving Licence

Music & Dance: Accomplished Singer, Guitar (Basic), Piano (Basic)


Screen

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Herself (Feature Film)

Sandra

Phyllida Lloyd

Element Pictures and Merman

The Other Lamb (Feature Film)

Leah

Malgo Szumowska

Subotica and Rumble Films

Taken Down (Television)

Regina

David Caffrey

KMS for RTE Television

Rose Plays Julie (Feature)

Archeologist

TBC

Samson Films

Procession (Short Film)

Gravedigger

Jeda de Brí

925 Productions IFB

Krypton (Television)

Sagitari Soldier

Kate Dennis

Warner Horizon TV / DC


Theatre

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Pivate Lives

Louise

The Gate Theatre

Patrick Mason

Sacrifice at Easter

Ensemble

Corcadorca

Pat Kieran

Oedipus

Chorus & Ensemble

The Abbey Theatre

Wayne Jordan

The Only Jealousy of Emer

Woman of the Sidhe

Henrietta Street Dublin / City Arts Office

Ray Yeates

A Streetcar Named Desire

Negro Woman

The Gate Theatre

Ethan McSweeney



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