Acting

Sinéad Rushe CV 

Theatre

Sinéad Rushe Actor CV 2020

IMPROVISED THEATRE
ON AIR, St. Botolphe’s/Whitechapel Arts Gallery/V&A Museum, directed by Graeme Miller, produced by ArtsAdmin
INWARD OUT, Nottdance Festival: Nottingham ContemporaryGallery/Chelsea Theatre/Musse Festival: The Orangerie (Germany), directed by Guy Dartnell, produced by Dance4
OOGLY BOOGLY, Sadler’s Wells Theatre/Melbourne International Festival/
Centre National de la Danse (Paris) & tour, directed by Tom Morris, produced by Emma Gladstone
CONJUNCTION, Toynbee Studios/Battersea Arts Centre, directed by Graeme Miller, produced by ArtsAdmin

DANCE-THEATRE
CONCERT*, Baryshnikov Arts Centre (New York)/The Pit, Barbican &
tour, directed by Sinéad Rushe
OUT OF TIME*, Baryshnikov Arts Centre/Kennedy Centre DC (USA)/The Pit,
Barbican & tour, directed by Sinéad Rushe
LOADED*, Old Rep Birmingham/Jacksons’ Lane, directed by Sinéad Rushe
LIFE IN THE FOLDS/Plume Battersea Arts Centre/Bristol Old Vic/Ustinov Theatre
Royal Bath & tour, directed by Sinéad Rushe
FOUR SEASONS, Clore Theatre, Royal Opera House, directed by Máire Clerkin
CENTENARY KNEES UP, Purcell Room & tour, directed by Máire Clerkin

*Winner of Gradam Comharcheoil TG4 2018 Award Ireland
*Nominated for an Olivier Award and Dance Critic’s Circle Award
*Winner of Choreodrome Award, Unity Theatre Trust and Ernest Cook Award

PLAYS
NIGHT JUST BEFORE THE FORESTS, Macau Arts Festival, Macau, China, directed by Sinéad Rushe
DIARY OF A MADMAN, Sherman Cymru Theatre (Cardiff)/Mannheim Theatre
Festival (Germany)/British Council showcase & tour to India, directed by Sinéad Rushe
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Belgrade Theatre (Coventry), directed by John Wright
THE HAPPY PRINCE, Polka Theatre/Traverse Theatre (Edinburgh), directed by Annie Wood
THE POSSIBILITIES, Théâtre de la Cité Internationale (Paris), directed by Sarah Hirschmuller

DEVISED THEATRE
SOMETHING OR NOTHING, The Place Theatre/Lilian Baylis, Sadler’s Wells & tour, directed by Sinéad Rushe
BLAST, Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), directed by Liz Ranken
LUCRÈCE PTSD,Tron Theatre (Glasgow), directed by Gregory Thomson
AFTERMATH, Battersea Arts Centre, directed by Barnaby Stone/Rachel
Davies
NIGHT-LIGHT, Oval House/OMAC (Belfast)/Bristol Old Vic/Ustinov
Theatre Royal Bath & tour, directed by Sinéad Rushe
THE FOLLOWING STORY, Battersea Arts Centre, directed by Sinéad Rushe
PRONOUNCING CINOC, Neumarkt Theatre (Zurich), directed by Sinéad Rushe
CALVINO: AN EXPERIMENT, Battersea Arts Centre, directed by Steve Tiplady/John Hegley
LIFE A USER’S MANUAL, Lyric Hammersmith, directed by Leslie Ann Wells

film & television

ANTIGONENOW*, UC Davis USA/online, directed by Sinéad Rushe/
Margaret Kemp
TWEENIES, Tell Tale Productions/BBC, directed by Ian Lachlan
MEDEA, BBC Open University, directed by Fiona Shaw

*Recipient of the Granada-Artist-in-Residence Award Spring Quarter 2020

skills

Highly skilled: Irish dance (All-Ireland and Ulster Irish dance champion), animatronic puppeteering, Meyerhold’s Biomechanics
Music: Piano (Grade 8)
Languages: Fluent French, good Spanish. Native Northern Ireland
Other:

  • Sinéad is the author of Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique: A Practitioner’s Guide (Bloomsbury 2019). She is a master teacher for Michael Chekhov UK and Michael Chekhov Association, USA
  • She is the co-translator into French (with Sarah Hirschmuller) of five plays by Howard Barker, all published with Editions Théâtrales
  • She has made many appearances on BBC Radio Ulster, including The Ticket, Arts Extra and the John Toal show
  • Sinéad is a regular director at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Productions include: The Government Inspector, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth and Much Ado About Nothing