Monday 10 October 2011

The Country Girls Cast Profile 6 - Rachael Dowling in Multiple roles

Rachael trained at The Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, Ohio, USA, and began her acting career with Jim Sheridan in New York’s Irish Arts Centre. She studied film at Hunter College NYC, and completed the MA in Film and Television Studies at Dublin City University (DCU).
Rachael has worked in theatre and film in Ireland, the USA and the UK. She played Lily in John Huston’s classic film adaptation of James Joyce’s The Dead. Favorite film roles include Mary-Anne in David Yates’ The Tichbourne Claimant , the leading role Maureen in Tom Collins’ Bogwoman, and Mary in PJ Dillon’s recently released Rewind (2011). She wrote and directed her internationally screened short film, Stealth, and directed Peter McKenna’s award winning play Missing Football for the Dublin Fringe Festival (2004).
Rachael has lectured in film at The National College of Art and Design (NCAD). She has recently been part of a collaborative research and performance project In These Troubled Times with digital video artist Jesse Jones. She is editing and performing writer Sue Hassett’s novel in progress Acquittances 123, and is also developing a new work with playwright Helen Adams. She has recently worked on The Trees on The Quays architectural project with her husband Paschal Mahoney.
Rachael is delighted to be working with Red Kettle again.