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Karen Connell

 

Height: 6’ 2”

Build: Slim

Hair: Blonde

Eyes: Blue

Playing age: 25-35

 

Selected Theatre Experience: Fried Eggs

Selected Film Experience: Beyond the Gateway, Eskimo Kiss (short), Cassandra (feature), The Present (short), The Smoker (feature) 

Selected TV Experience: Nightflyers, Vikings, Issues, Who Needs Enemies?

Selected Advertising Experience: Guinness (American market only), Dylan Hotel,  Electric Ireland. 

Accents: Northern Ireland, Dublin, Scottish, English, American (East & West Coast), and ScandinavianKaren Connell is an actress, hailing originally from Donegal. Having trained in NUI Galway and worked in theatre, she is currently based in London, after a successful tour of her one-woman show, Fried Eggs. Since then, she's been cast in Season 6 of Vikings and the new George RR Martin sci-fi horror, Nightflyers. She continues to make waves in both Ireland and UK, using her craft and striking look to create memorable characters.

 

Qualifications and Training

  • A Spiritual Approach to Acting with John Osborne Hughes, London (2016)

  • Unlocking The Scene with Cathy Brady, Bow St. Dublin (2014-2015)

  • Alexander Technique with Clodagh Downing, Actors Studio Dublin (2013)

  • Chekhov Technique with Max Hafler, Core Theatre College, Galway (2012)

  • M.A. Drama & Theatre Studies, NUI Galway (2011-2012)

  • Galway Youth Theatre with Andrew Flynn, Galway (2009 - 2011)

 

Skills

Yoga, Singing, Guitar, Full Driving License, Horse-riding, and Swimming.

 

Bio

Karen Connell is an actress, hailing originally from Donegal. Having trained in NUI Galway and worked in theatre, she is currently based in London, after a successful tour of her one-woman show, Fried Eggs. Since then, she's been cast in Season 6 of Vikings and the new George RR Martin sci-fi horror, Nightflyers. She continues to make waves in both Ireland and UK, using her craft and striking look to create memorable characters.