Chakra O'Connor

Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)

Principal Age Range: 16 - 22

Build: Slim

Hair: Black

Eyes: Green



Early February saw Chakra wrap filming in Galway on an IADT National Film School graduation short called "NYMPH" in which she plays the lead role of 'Orlaith'. "NYMPH" is produced by Eamon Hughes and directed by Caoimhin Coffey.

In January she was awarded a scholarship to participate in Blue Raincoat Theatre Company's 2020 Academy.

A graduate of Performing Arts & Drama from I.T. Sligo Chakra's theatre credits include the role of ‘Chrissy’ (‘Christy’) in “PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD” directed by John Carty (Blue Raincoat Factory Performance Space, Sligo), ‘Mrs. Mallet’ in “WORDS UPON THE WINDOW PANE” directed by Brian Devaney, ‘Lisa’ in “ANNA LIVIA LESBIA” directed by Prin Duignan (Glens Centre, Liberty Hall, Hawk’s Well Theatre),‘Lily’ in “BEGIN/END” directed by Treasa Nealon, ‘Woman 2’ in “BRAVE NEW WORLD” directed by Sonia Norris (Glens Centre, Manorhamilton), ‘Girl’ in “CAPTAIN FRANCISCO DECUELLAR, LOST AND FOUND!” directed by Jo Holmwood, ‘Chorus member’ in “THE CAT AND THE MOON” directed by Niall Henry of Blue Raincoat, ‘Nina’ in “THE SEAGULL” directed by Agnes Pallai (IT Sligo Black Box), ‘Edgar’ in “KING LEAR” directed by Declan Drohan (IT Sligo Black Box), ‘Calonice’ in Lysistrata directed by Niall Colleary and Declan Drohan (IT Sligo Black Box).


Accents: Irish (North West)*, Regional Irish, Dublin, Northern Irish, English, English RP, London,Standard American, Southern American, New York, Russian

Performance: Physical Theatre, Improvisation (comedy), Corporeal mime, Laban Training, Contact Improvisation, Chekhov Technique, Qualified Care Assistant, Street Theatre, Live Art Performance, Public Speaking

Music & Dance: Contemporary Dance Experience, Good Singer

Sports: Athletics, Yoga, Swimming, Horse-Riding




Blue Raincoat Movement Workshop 2019

Niall Henry John Carty

JaquesLecoq Workshop 2018

Bob Kelly / The Factory

Blue Raincoat Corporeal Mime Academy 2017

Jorge Correa Bethencourt

Blue Raincoat Roy Harte Voice Academy 2017

David Goldsworthy & Marianne Le Tron

Improvisation Workshop 2017

Neil Curran

Voice Workshops 2017

Margo Barrow

Blue Raincoat Corporeal Mime Academy 2018

Corinne Soum

ITSligo BA (Hons) Performing Arts: Sep 2014 – July 2018


Dance Workshops Various

Melody Urquhart

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