The MAC team is delighted to welcome actor and writer Tara Lynne O'Neill as Artist in Residence for 2023.
Tara Lynne O’Neill has been a professional actor working in TV, Film, Radio & Theatre for twenty-seven years.
Actor in numerous premiere productions including David Ireland’s Everything Between Us (Tinderbox, Belfast, Glasgow, USA Tour).
Work on numerous Radio Productions for BBC & RTE most notably the Award-Winning Grenades for RTE (New Writing).
Work with numerous companies and theatres including Tinderbox, Kabosh, Ouroborous, Replay, PrimeCut, Greenshoot, The Lyric, Belfast, the MAC, Belfast, The Gate, Dublin, Solus Nua, Washington and 59E59, New York
Film/TV work includes dramas for HBO, CBS, BBC and most recently appearing in Derry Girls for Channel 4.
Tara Lynne recently won a place on the Puttnam Scholars Programme, 2023, and as a writer, her work includes:
Commission for The Lyric, Belfast, Rough Girls (full production). Performed and recorded as part of the Lights Up series for the BBC 2021
Commission for The Lyric, Belfast, Hansel & Gretel, Christmas 2023
Commission with Zodiac along with N.I Screen to develop a new 10-part YA TV show, 2023
Commission for RTE, Storybud with Jason Byrne, 2023
Commission for Brassneck Theatre Company, Belfast. Sew On and Sew Forth
Commission for Kabosh Theatre Company, Belfast. Gallagher Girls (produced 2018)
Co-Writer for the MAC & Cahoots Theatre Company, Belfast production of The Elves and the Shoemaker and the MAC, Belfast’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Also for the MAC, Phantom Family & Fragments of Truth as part of the NINOW100 series
Tara Lynne also:
Co-wrote, produced and performed in the sell-out show On The Shelf for The Grand Opera House (2018) and the MAC (2022)
Co-wrote, produced and performed in the sell-out show Xmas for Dummies for The Grand Opera House (2019)
Produced and performed a sold-out run of Me, Mum and Dusty Springfield at The Grand Opera House (2019)
Stay in the know
Sign up for updates about events, news and special offers.
Help us create the most accessible arts hub in the city