Treasa Nealon

Treasa Nealon

Actor. Playwright. Director.

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I am a graduate of a BA Honours Performing Arts course, where I studied acting for 4 years. While in college I completed a thesis called Stolen Voices: Sex Trafficking and Prostitution in Verbatim Theatre. My acting roles in college included The Whore in La Ronde (Dir. Jean-Marie Perinetti, The Factory Space, Sligo), The Hebrew in Yeats Triptych (Dir. Declan Drohan, Yeats Memorial Building, Sligo) and The Paramedic in Icarus: Gabriel's Wings (Dir. Frank Conway, The Model Niland, Sligo)

Since then, I have worked and toured with several theatrical productions.

I was Stage Manager for Beneath the Bone Moon (2015) by Tintoretto Sect Theatre Company which was performed in The Glens Centre, The Hawkswell, The Model Niland and The Smock Alley Theatre for the Tiger Dublin Fringe. 

I was Wardrobe Technician for Pangúr Bán Productions- The Gallant John-Joe starring Tom Hickey from 2014 to 2015 which performed in The Peacock Theatre, Dublin.

I was Assistant Director in the Manorhamilton Youth Theatre where I helped direct The Open Razor (adapted from Buchner's Woyzsck) which was performed in the Lyric Theatre, Belfast. I also assistant directed and co wrote Behind the Wall of Sleep (2014 to 2015).

I Co-Produced and was Assistant Director for Arroo Abú Theatre Company's production of Hunter Gatherer. It was performed at The Glens Centre and in the Kirwan Lane Theatre for the Galway Fringe Festival (2015). 

My acting credits since college include Cissy Caffrey in Nightown (Street Performance, Bloomsday), Dream Facilitator in Behind the Wall of Sleep and Alexandra Apple in The Shock (Student Film).  I also took part in the reading of a new play (working title Irish Lezzie Comes Home) by Joni Croni as the lead character Lisa for Culture Night 2015. 

My writing credits include I Confess (Theatre, 10x10 Event, Cork Arts Theatre), The Replacement (Film, One Night in Dublin), A Dream of Dying (Theatre, various venues), Hell Hath No Fury (Theatre, Bath Fringe Festival), Welcome to Wonderland (Theatre), Secret Location Theatre (Site-Specific Theatre) and 3400 (Smock Alley, Theatre.) 
 

I am currently working with Splódar Theatre Company as an Actor, Stage Manager and Theatre Assistant. Credits for stage manager are Blithe Spirit (2014), Winners (2015) and Stiofán Óg Dedalus (2015). 

I co-founded The Rabbit's Riot Theatre Company in 2016. Our productions include:

Welcome to Wonderland (2016) which was performed in The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton and as a site-specific piece in Lurganboy Forest, Leitrim as part of the Five Glens Arts Festival.

Our Generation: 15 plays by 15 writers (2016) which were performed in Sligo and Leitrim.

An Dobharchu (2017) a site-specic play performed at Glenade Lake, Leitrim. 

3400, (2017) a one woman show about the attitudes toward abortion in rural Ireland performed in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin as part of the Scene + Heard Festival, in Sligo and in Leitrim.

#BraveNewWorld (2017) a mulitmedia, verbatim piece on revenge porn.

Where We Are Now which will be the North-West of Ireland's first LGBT+ Theatre Festival.  

Education

Performing Arts (Acting) - BA Honours (Level 8) - Sligo IT

Sep 2010 - Oct 2014

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  • Facilitation
  • WordPress
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  • Communication
  • Creative
  • Directing
  • MS Word
  • Organisation
  • Performing Arts
  • Playwriting
  • Poster Design
  • PR
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Scriptwriting
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • Theatre
  • ticketsolve
  • Time Management
  • Twitter

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