Owen Lindsay graduated from Auckland University with a BA (hons) in English and Theatre Studies, and recieved an MA in Classical European Acting from Drama Centre London. As an actor he has performed at the National Theatre and in regional playhouses across the UK, Ireland and New Zealand. Previous directing credits include Hamlet for Underworld Theatre in Dublin, Suor Angelica and La Clemenza di Tito for Giornata Opera in London, Normal in the Smock Alley Theatre Dublin. and, more recently, Slaughterhouse at The Old Red Lion Theatre, London.
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ANNE MARIE SHERIDAN
Irish soprano Anne Marie is one of the founding members of Restless Ecstasy. She studied at the Conservatory of Music, Dublin, under the tutelage of Mary Brennan where she graduated with a Bachelor of Music Performance with First Class Honours, and received the Paul McNamara gold medal for excellence in performance. She completed her Masters in Voice at the Wales International Academy of Voice under the tutelage of Dennis O'Neill.
Roles include First Mother Dead Man Walking and Handmaiden Turandot (Opera Ireland), Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte (Longborough Opera Festival on tour), Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito (Giornata Opera), La Contessa Le Nozze di Figaro (Zêzere Arts Festival), Helena A Midsummer Night's Dream (Co-Opera Co.), Angelica Suor Angelica (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival and Zêzere Arts Festival), Madame Silberklang Der Schausieldirektor and La Ciesca Gianni Schicchi (St. Paul's Summertime Opera), Mimi La Boheme (Verdandi Camerata), Frau Fluth Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Lyric Opera Studio Weimar) and Violetta La Traviata (Mediterranean Opera Festival).
She was a prizewinner at the Ballymena Feisceoil and the Feis Ceoil and reached the semi-final of the Inaugural Elizabeth Connel Prize for Dramatic Sopranos.
Anne Marie recently made her acting debut in an adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol with Open House Theatre Vienna.
CD credits include The Silver Hound: songs by Betty Roe