Cathy Orr

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Height: 5' 5"

Principal Age Range: 36 - 42

Build: Slim

Hair: Dark Brown

Eyes: Blue

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Last month saw Cathy complete a 38-show national theatre tour playing 'Gertrude' in a production of HAMLET directed by acclaimed director Joe Dowling.

Her recent film work includes the role of ‘Sarah Wright’ in upcoming feature film A SUNKEN PLACE directed by Ronan O’Leary, ‘Babs’ in Irish feature film DUB DAZE, which premiered at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, and ‘Margaret Wolfe’ in the feature film THE COMEBACK.

Television wise Cathy plays ‘Catherine’ in DRAMA a mockumentary-style pilot which is currently available on Amazon UK.

Her theatre work also includes WOMAN KIND which Cathy co-wrote and performed in Smock Alley Theatre as part of this year’s Scene + Heard Festival. Last year she played 'Queen Elinor' in the GSA’s production of KING JOHN directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks.


Skills

Accents: Irish-Southern*, Northern Irish, Belfast, Cork, Dublin, English RP*, Northern English, Scottish, American-Southern States, American-Standard, East European, French, German

Languages: German (Diploma in German, TCD, French (Basic)

Performance: Full Drivers License, Swimming, Video Games (9 credits on hit franchises),

Vehicle Licences: Walking, Yoga, Video Games

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Bachelor in Arts (B.A.) in Drama & Theatre Studies

Trinity College Dublin

Performance Theatre Company

The Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin


Screen

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Teens Who Kill (television)

Marzena Kuc

TBC

Peninsula Television (2017)

Drama (television)

Catherine

Terry Loughran

Green Grape

The Whole Story (television)

Helen

Ciaran Dowling

DKIT

Fir, Marú agus Grá (television)

Doctor Orla Young

Martin Danneels

Midas Productions

A Sunken Place (feature)

Sarah

Ronan O’Leary

Handshake Films

Sonny Capone (feature)

Sophia Capone

Ger Daly

Handshake Films

Dub Daze (feature)

Babs

Shane J Collins

Story Creative Artists

Jolly Boy (short)

Dole Clerk

Shane Conaty

The Comeback (feature)

Margaret Wolf

Shane Conaty/DBS

Silenced (short)

Georgina

Ramat Alaya

& Sons (short)

Sarah

Sam Byers

Wait (short)

Mary

Shane Greene

Janet (short)

Linda

Olivia McLaughlin

Front (short)

Maria

Sam Byers

Mothers (short)

Catherine

Fiona Byrne


Theatre

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Hamlet

Gertrude

National Tour

Joe Dowling

Woman Kind

Cat/Umbrella Lady

Smock Alley

Pendulum Productions

King John

Queen Elinor

Gaiety School of Acting

Aoife Spillane-Hinks

The Dead Sea

Georgina

Mill Theatre Dundrum

Gerard Dalton

The Last Supper

Colby

Whale Theatre

Kamal Ibrahim/Jason Branagan



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