Bernadette Cronin

Bernadette is an actor, theatre maker, and co-founder of Gaitkrash Theatre Company. She has trained both in western Stanislavski-influenced approaches to actor training, and eastern approaches that train the performer’s ‘bodymind’. She holds a Diploma in acting from LAMDA,  is a qualified Linklater voice teacher (KLVC Orkney, UK / Fraueninsel, Germany) and a yoga instructor (HYVC Goa, India). Recent performance work includes Anna in Killing Stella (Everyman 2018, Belltable 2019), O​n an Island​, (West Cork Islands Festival 2017), ‘Solange’ in playing ‘the maids’ (Wales tour 2015), May/Amy in Beckett’s ​Footfalls, and W1 in ​Play ​(Beckett Project in Ireland, dir. Phillip Zarrilli), Beckett at the Factory, (National Sculpture Factory, and Play it again Sam Festival​, Cork Opera House), and B​eckett on Barracka​ .  She holds an MA from UCC (adaptation – novel to film script), a PhD (contemporary postdramatic theatre) from the University of Exeter, and a Diploma in Translation (German/English) from City University London. She teaches in the Department of Theatre, UCC.