SUZANNA GERAGHTY – AEA, SAG & Irish Actors Equity
Height:5ft 5in; Weight: 110 lbs; Hair: Blonde; Eyes: Green; contact
Described by the New York Times as “Gifted” and “Admirably Versatile” and by Backstage as having “Exquisite, dramatic talents,” Suzanna’s recent credits include: Disney’s film “Into the Woods,” improvising voices for back ground characters on the film. “Into the Woods” features Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp and Tracy Ullman. In the Robert De Niro film “The Good Shepherd,” Suzanna along with another actor improvised and created all the British female background voices.
Theatre roles in the US include: Nancy in “Oliver Twist,” Multiple roles with the OBIE award winning theatre Company LAMAMA ETC in their La Galleria Series. Susan Bunting in “Valiant Women,” with New Dramatist.” On the merit of her performance of Lady Caroline in “A Woman of No Importance” she was nominated by the award winning Broadway director and producer Maria Aiken for a Fox Grant. Suzanna won the award in 2004 enabling her train in Maria Aiken’s workshop along with Broadway actors in High Comedy. She play Lady Franklin in “Money,” and as part of the Irish Rep’s Yeats Project in New York, she played Ms. Mallet in “Words Upon the Window Pane”. Suzanna was a company member of the off- Broadway theatre company, the Hypothetical Theatre Co, with whom she performed in many plays. In the US regions, Suzanna has worked at the Lyric Stage in Boston, playing Jackie in “Hayfever” and was a company member of New Jersey Rep.
For NBC TV, she was cast as a British Principal in “Late night with Conan O’ Brien”. She is currently the voice of the award winning software picturk.com.
|UK & FRANCE:||Theatre de Complicite workshop,London. RADA, London, with Elizabeth Pursey
Ecole Jacques Lecoq Masterclass with Jos Houben in physical comedy, Paris 08 & 09. MA in Theatre Performance, Hull University England.
|IRELAND:||Tomas McAnna of The Abbey Theatre. Kevin Crawford: Roy Hart Voice Techniques|
|AMERICA:||Patsy Rodenburg Voice & Shakespeare, top level. Master Classes with Lloyd Richards in 2004/05, Ron Van Lieu & Chris Bayes (Clown) of the Yale Drama Dept. Maria Aitken in Acting in High Comedy. Philippe Gaulier for Le Jeu, with Zuppa Circus. Rob Clare’s Shakespeare workshop. Master Clown teacher Giovanni Fusetti. BA in Drama from Bard College where she won the Don Parker Award for Acting.|
|ACCENTS:||Irish, British a wide range, Scottish, Welsh, French, Texan, & German|
|SKILLS:||Fencing: All Ireland Champion, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis & Ping Pong & Driver’s license|
|AWARDS:||United Solo Theatre Festival Award for Auditions, Zoe’s Auditions”, favorite show of Festival. Emerging Artist award 09 from The Field Resulting from performance in “A Woman of no Importance”, received Fox Grant to train with Maria Aitken in High Comedy at The Actors Center 2004.Bard College Acting Award “the Don Parker Award”.|