The cast of Tinder: The Comedy

IRISH TOUR CAST (OCTOBER 2018)

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Aisling Breen

Theatre credits include: Resident Director/Understudy Menopause The Musical (UK Tour). ‘Gemma’ in New Fish, ‘Soloist’ in Miles Away Beside You (Smock Alley). ‘Mrs Pugh’ in Annie, ‘Lina Lamont’ in Singin' In The Rain, ‘Ensemble and U/S Miss Lynch/Jan’ Grease (Cork Opera House). ‘Ensemble’ in I, Keano and ‘Cecile’ in Annieat (Olympia Theatre). ‘Maid/Ensemble’ in The Promise (The Helix). ‘Ensemble’ in Aida, ‘Pauline’ in West Side Story, ‘Lorraine’ in 42nd Street (The Gaiety Theatre). ‘Mrs Wyndsley’ in Stop Kiss (Teacher’s Club) ‘Ensemble’ in Eejit of Love (The Samuel Beckett).

Aisling has also toured Ireland with the the Merry Month Of June Show, the U.S.A. with Tony Kenny's Ireland and toured The Netherlands with Peter Corry's Celtic Rhythm's.

Television and film work includes: ‘Marina Delaney’ in Fair City and appearances on Apres Match, Commercials for Dunnes Stores, Aldi and Glohealth.

T.V. Dance work: Fame the Musical Final, The Daniel O'Donnell PBS Special( American Television), The Tudors, Camelot, The Late Late Show, The Irish Film and Television Awards, Vikings, Albert Nobbs and Penny Dreadful.

Aisling also played the title role in the short film Marie which was featured throughout Ireland last year on the film festival circuit. On occasion Aisling has also worked as a choreography consultant for Brownbag Films.

Pantomime credits: ‘Fairy Scout’ in Sleeping Beauty (Limerick's UCH), ‘Ensemble’ in ‘Beauty The Beast and ‘Booty the Ugly Sister’ in Cinderella (Cork Opera House) Many pantomimes at the Gaiety Theatre as DC and understudy including Aladdin (So Shy) Robinson Crusoe (Dance Captain) and most recently The Snow Queen (Sunshine Suzy) .

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Eimear Morrissey

A graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting’s Full Time training. She is best known for her role as Tracey Rooney in the RTE2 comedy drama Damo & Ivor, which earlier this year saw her reprise the role for Damo & Ivor: The Movie. Eimear has also appeared in Fair City for a number of years playing Social Worker Emily Mahon.

She has appeared in many short films and was nominated as Best Actress at The Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival for the role of Sonya in The Ballsbridge Poisoner, directed by Clive Arnold.

Eimear also has substantial stage experience working with theatre companies throughout the country, with her versatility evident in roles such as the one-woman show And then there was…Me, Grandma Eva in Jumping on my Shadow for TEAM Educational Theatre Company, Pool (No water) at the Granary Theatre Cork and the acclaimed multi-role production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle with Bruiser Theatre Company NI. Eimear has considerable experience in musicals and pantomime; she has an excellent ear for accents, a strong singing voice and is an extremely well established Voiceover Artist.

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Rachel O’Connell

Rachel did her early theatre training with The Montfort College of Performing Arts. She later continued her training with Marion Wyatt and took a lead role in The Sunbeam Girlswhich she co-wrote.

Rachel studied for her London College of Music exams under the tutelage of Mary Curtin. She has performed in theatre roles as diverse as they are numerous. She recently played five different roles in Cork Reps production of The Good Doctor and Shakers.

She has performed roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Good Sisters; Under Milk Wood; Private Lives; Bar and Ger; Man Of La Mancha; Calendar Girls; The Sunshine Boys, and she has performed in Kolectivs production of Death of a Salesman.

In the past few years she was awarded Best Actress for her roles in One For The Road, Same Old Moon and Beauty in a Broken Place. Rachel was also apart of Bryan Flynn’s summer production of Grease.