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Riona is a Kerry girl who was happy to make north side Dublin her home for three years while studying Theatre. She subsequently trained at The Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts and is thrilled to be making her west end debut in The Commitments.
Theatre includes : For the Orange Tree Theatre ‘Orla’ in Next Doors Baby and ‘Princess’ in The Lady Or The Tiger, ‘Maria’ inTwelfth Night (UK & Middle East Tour), first cover ‘Belle’ inBeauty and the Beast (UK & Ireland Tour), ‘Babydoll’ in Why Didn’t I Tell You That I Loved You (Royal Albert Hall) & ‘Bridget’ in Good Morning Alamo!(Tabard Theatre)
For radio : ‘Maire Mab Finn’ in Doctor Who : Love And War
Workshops include Hey Diddle Diddle for Michael Bruce, Wodehouse On Broadway, Next Doors Baby & The Commitments
Recordings : ‘Ruth Ellis’ in Silk & ‘Orla’ in Next Doors Baby.
Riona is a regular soloist for Matthew Strachan’s 25 Year Songbook, The New Covent Garden Dance Orchestra & The Berkeley Square Society Band.
As a composer Riona writes for I Fight Bears, most recently the title track for the multi platform game FIST OF AWESOME. She can also be heard singing loudly in her bedroom on the soundtrack for the iphone/android game Hard Lines.
(Source The Commitments show website.)
The Commitments is the story of Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working-class music fan, who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians and friends into an amazing live act, the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. The show follows the journey of two members of a frustrated synthesizer band – the opening scene we find them playing but being ignore...