About Margaret Kilcoyne

Margaret KilcoyneMaggie started acting with The Phoenix Players when she was teenager – she spent many years acting, touring and developing her interest in theatre with them. Her first professional job was with Beezneez Theatre Company when she was 16 years old.  While studying for her BA in NUIG, she joined NUIG drama society where she performed in many productions. She was awarded the Jerome Hynes Best Actress Award during the Muscailt Festival 2008 for her portrayal of ‘Mother’ in Helen Varden’s ‘De-anamite Games’. After University, Maggie completed her actor training at East 15 drama school, London. Since graduating, Maggie has worked with many prominent young theatre and film companies. She featured in ‘An Sailleach’ a short film by Just Made it productions, which appeared at Raindance Film festival, The London Film Festival and The Bogaloo festival in Edinburgh. She worked under the direction of Punchdrunk Theatre Company’s Katy Balfour for ‘Shenanigans’ a project produced by immersive theatre company Rueben Feels for Bestival Music Festival ’13. It was awarded one of the Top Ten moments of the festival by The Guardian newspaper.


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