Therese studied theatre in Inchicore College as a teenager and has worked with several theatre companies in Dublin. She studied Anthropology and English Literature in NUIM and trained in Comedy Improvisation with John Dawson in 2008. She has been member of several great Comedy Troupes in Dublin including ComedySportz and ComedyDublin. She has also performed Stand Up comedy. In 2012 Therese began studying acting for camera and won 'Best Actress' @Landes-Filmfestival Berlin for her role in 'An Unseen Birthday' with Apeiron Films in 2015.

Training

Course/workshop titleFacilitator/venue
Casting WorkshopGillian Reynolds & Maureen Hughes/Gaiety School of Acting
Audition WorkshopJohn Dawson/Dawson DramaWorks
Acting for Camera 1 & 2Kristian Marken & Michele Manahan/Gaiety School of Acting
Screen ActingVinny Murphy/The ScreenProject Dublin
Actor's Wednesday WorkshopDavid Scott/Company D
Comedy ImprovisationJohn Dawson/Dawson DramaWorks
Meisner Technique WorkshopDavid Scott/Gaiety School of Acting
Improvisation PlaypenAndy Crook & John Dawson/Abbey Theatre rehearsal space
Monologues WorkshopAndy Hinds/Temple Bar Studios (at my time of attendance)
Diploma in Theatre StudiesVarious/Inchicore College of Further Education

Screen Credits

Film/TV production nameCharacterDirectorProduction company
Fat Freddie's DropAdeleAlan MarkeyTonlegee Films
An Unseen BirthdayMother (Winner: Best Actress @Landes-Filmfestival Berlin, 2015)Dave LojekApeiron Films
Find the C***SusanStephen MurphyKinoD
Intents DayLucyRobert O'MearaDublin Film Makers
SeanceologyPossessedRobert O'MearaDublin Film Makers
Deep WaterThe BossGeorge Hooker'Splosions Productions

Theatre Credits

Play production nameCharacterDirectorTheatre company
Olive & HilaryHilaryMo MurphyBallyfermot Theatre Workshops
Play OnLady Margaret/PollyMo MurphyBallyfermot Theatre Workshops
TeratogenicTaraNaomi ElsterDevised for Mixed Messages 1
StrayStorytellerKen McGrathBack Loft Story-Smelling Salon
All Hell Lay BeneathMirror ShardMarc AtkinsonSugarglass Theatre Company
The MaiConnieMaggie BiggsBeg, Borrow and Steal Theatre Company
Caught in the NetHard DiskPaul MaherBeg, Borrow and Steal Theatre Company
Pandora's BoxPandoraLynne KinlonDown to Earth Theatre Company
BernadetteLouise SoubirousBairbre KellyInchicore College of Further Education
Abigail's PartyAngelaBairbre KellyInchicore College of Further Education
The Star Spangled GirlSophieBairbre KellyInchicore College of Further Education
The Playboy of the Western WorldSara TanseyNeil DonnellyInchicore College of Further Education
Robin Hood Christmas PantomimeNurse SweetheartRobert HealyBallyfermot Theatre Workshops
Street Theatre & EventsVarious eg. Officer Friendly, Mad ProfessorJeff & Tina @ Brilliant EventsBrilliant Events

Vitals

NameTherese Ballantine
GenderFemale
Accents

Regional Irish, English RP, UK: Northern, Southern, Scottish, Standard American, Southern American, NY.

Skills

Comedy Improvisation, Softball. Cycling. Reading. Clowning. Theatre. Acting classes & workshops

Playing Range

36-42

Height

5'6''

Build

Curvy

Hair

Dark Brown

Eyes

Blue

Appearance

White / Caucasian

Agency

Agent phone:

+35387 720 8837

Agent email:

commercials@irelandactorsguide.ie

Agent website:

http://www.iagcommercialagency.com

Agency

Ireland Actors Guide Commercial Agency

Contact details

Location:

Dublin

Phone:089 4130823
Email:

thereseballantine@gmail.com

Biography

BiographyTherese studied theatre in Inchicore College as a teenager and has worked with several theatre companies in Dublin. She studied Anthropology and English Literature in NUIM and trained in Comedy Improvisation with John Dawson in 2008. She has been member of several great Comedy Troupes in Dublin including ComedySportz and ComedyDublin. She has also performed Stand Up comedy. In 2012 Therese began studying acting for camera and won 'Best Actress' @Landes-Filmfestival Berlin for her role in 'An Unseen Birthday' with Apeiron Films in 2015.

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