Megan Riordan

Height: 5'3  |  Age range: 25-35

Eyes: Blue-Green  |  Hair: Brown

Citizenship: American, Irish

megan (at) meganriordan (dot) com

 

Film AND Television

Sacrifice (film)                                      Janet                             Peter A. Dowling

An Klondike (television)                      Estella (recurring)         Daithi Keane/TG4

The Gift of the Magi (tv film)               Renee (featured)          Lisa Mulcahy / Hallmark Channel

Dead Cat Bounce-Work (television)   Barbara (co-star)          Team D.A.D.D.Y. / RTÉ2 (Dublin)

Paddywhackery (television)               Alexandra (co-star)       Daniel O' Hara /TG4 (Dublin)

City of Ember (film)                              Believer                        Gil Kenan / Playtone & Walden Media (Belfast)

The World Series of Blackjack (tv)    Tableside Reporter       Paul Abeyta / Game Show Network (Las Vegas/LA)

 

 

Theatre

Once: The Musical                            Girl                                  Landmark Productions, Dublin and Korea

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot       Cunningham                  Making Strange, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Romeo and Juliet                              Juliet                               Second Age, Dublin

ELEVATOR                                         Julia                                THISISPOPBABY, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Othello                                               Bianca & Senator           Second Age, Dublin

Human Child                                      Faery Leader & othersCollapsing Horse, Dublin and Irish Tour

Monster/Clock                                   Alto                                 Collapsing Horse, Dublin and Irish Tour

The Goddess of Liberty                    Nellie                              Guna Nua, Dublin and Limerick

Luck                                                    Self                                 59E59 Theaters (Off-Broadway), Dublin Fringe,

                                                                                                           Edinburgh Fringe, Adelaide Fringe

The School for Scandal                    Servant/Wench              Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Hedwig and the Angry Inch             Yitzhak                           Making Strange, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

 

VOICEOVER

Max Rubin's Perfect Blackjack (app) Narrator                         Max Rubin Enterprises (Las Vegas)

The Best of Everything (radio)           Narrator (audiobook)    The Book on One / RTÉ Radio 1 (Dublin)

Family Furnishings (radio)                  Narrator (short story)    The Book on One / RTÉ Radio 1 (Dublin)

 

Education

M. Phil in Irish Theatre and Film—Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

BFA with Honors in Theatre—Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

 

Training

Improv—Upright Citizens Brigade, LA

Atlantic Theatre Company Acting School—Atlantic Company Members

Committed Impulse—Josh Pais

Fabulous Beast Dance Workshop—Michael Keegan-Dolan, Fabulous Beast

Physical Approaches to Performance—Robyn Hunt and Steve Pearson, Pacific Performances Project

Devising in a Democracy—The TEAM

Bangkok Artist Intensive—Theater Mitu

SITI Company Summer Intensive—Anne Bogart and the SITI Company

 

Special Skills

Singing: Rock, Musical Theatre (Alto/Mezzo)

Piano, Guitar, Sight-Reads Music

Accents: English (Standard English, London), Irish (Neutral Irish, South Dublin), Phonetically Trained (Edith Skinner Method of Good Speech) 

Movement Training, with emphasis on Suzuki/Viewpoints, Dance (Ballet/Jazz), Yoga

Basic Spanish

Able to Burp on Cue