Wednesday 12 October 2011

The Country Girls Cast Profile 8 - Aileen Mythen in Multiple roles

Aileen Mythen, a native of Co. Wexford, is a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting. She made her professional debut as Carmel in The Desert Lullaby (Druid). Other theatre credits include: Borrowed Robes (Island Theatre Co.), Playboy of the Western World (Yew Tree Theatre Co.), Alone It Stands (Lane Productions), Little Red & Skater Jack (The Civic & Guna Nua), Silly Bits of Sky (Barnstorm), Red Hot Runaways (Storytellers) The Desert Lullaby (Galloglass), Misappropriated (a one woman show written by Derek O’ Connor). Aileen performed the leading role in Eoin Colfer’s world première production of Lords of Love (Wexford Opera House / Theatre Royal Waterford). Most recently Aileen founded ‘Black Stair Productions’ and co-produced and acted in Eoin Colfer’s first play Holy Mary, which opened to critical acclaim and which will tour to Garter Lane and the Conary Community Hall, Avoca in December 2011.
Television and film credits include The Ugly Duckling and Me, Niko and The Way to The Stars I and II (Magma Films), Grabby Bag, Teenology, Crap Rap (Brown Bag Films), Ballybraddan (Monster Animation).  She is currently working on Jo & Jack, an animation series for Dancing Girl Productions and Man and Ink.
As a singer Aileen has performed in a range of different styles, and is a founder member of the roots / rock band B & The Honeyboy, currently working on their second album.