cast & creatives
Deborah Dickenson has been performing since she was a child. She previously volunteered as a drama educator with a youth theatre group. Her interests include singing and dancing as well as all types of performance. She has appeared in a number of on screen projects, including Reflections, a short film she co composed and featured in, as well as stage productions ranging from college productions and her first professional stage production with Dublin Fringe 2022, in Hot Brown Honey’s: Hive City Legacy following on with Red Bears production entitled Once In A Lifetime.
Leah Moore is an Actor, Director and Award winning writer who has worked in theatre and film from a young age. Some acting credits include Once In A Lifetime (Red Bear Productions), In The Cards (Imagine All Productions), To Let (Dublin Theatre Festival), Dublin Will Show You How (Abbey Theatre), My Son My Son (Project Arts Centre), I AM BABA (National Tour & Native Earth Theatre Toronto), End Of The Reel (Blinder Films), Restoration (Shaun Dunne), Everybody Sings (Broken Talkers), Dub Daze (DIFF Official Selection), Toilers (Dublin Fringe Fest). Leah won the Oscar Wilde Award for New Writing for her play Wasting Paper. Other writing credits include 8 Chairs, In The Cards and Jump. Leah recently completed work on Amazon Prime’s Good Omens, writing and directing the bonus content for the show. Leah’s most recent film, “In The Cards” premiered at this years Galway Film Fleadh
Georgina McKevitt hails from the legendary Dublin Youth Theatre (DYT).
Georgina co-founded Wicked Angels with fellow DYT alumni, Jacinta Sheerin. Together they co-wrote and produced their plays, 'Waiting for IKEA’ and 'Im not A.D.H.D....Im B.O.L.D.', which won The Bewleys Theatre Little Gem Award and continues to be reproduced by other companies. Georgina lived in the USA for over 10 years. There she appeared on stage in Los Angeles, San Francisco and multiple times Off Broadway NYC, earning a best actress nomination at the 1st Irish Theatre Festival. Since returning to Ireland as an actor, she has worked on the TV show Redemption, the feature film Twig, the award winning podcast Petrified and with Flying Turtle Productions for their First Look screenplay readings.
Other work includes hosting the podcast Wrapchats with Film Network Ireland and facilitating with multiple youth theatres and the Booley Project as part of the Cuala Foundation.
Lynette Callaghan works as an actress extensively for TV and film in both the UK and Ireland. She graduated from Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre with a BA (Hons) Acting. Her TV work includes Emmerdale, Cold Feet, The Clinic, Raw, The Tutors, Sharon Horgan's Women On The Verge and most recently Harry Wilde with Jane Seymour.
Her film work includes an award winning performance in the controversial Irish feature film 8.5hours, she appeared alongside Colm Meaney, Fred Willard and Kevin Farley in the feature film The Yank, she played the role of 'Principal O'Shea' in Graham Cantwell's ifta nominated "Who We Love". Lynette played a lead role in critically acclaimed feature ‘Hole In The Head’ directed by Dean Kavanagh, which recently ran in the IFI and nationwide.
Alongside her onscreen TV and film work Lynette has voiced numerous characters in animation projects that include Disney series Space Chickens In Space.
WRITER & PRODUCER
Tracy is the founder and Artistic Director of Red Bear Company. Previous work for the stage includes ’Wrapped’ which was nominated for the Stewart Parker Award, recorded for RTE Radio Drama and was a finalist in the BBC Best European Radio Drama Awards and most recently was adapted for television by RTE, Alfonso Films and Pipedream Productions. ‘Harder. Faster. More.’ Which was nominated for the Fishamble New Writing Award and recorded for RTE Radio Drama. ‘Coast’ also nominated for Fishamble New Writing Award and the First Fortnight Award. ‘Dublin Will Show You How’ Complex Theatre and Abbey Theatre was nominated for Best New Play in the Irish Times Theatre Awards. Short film ‘Sister this’ won Best Irish Short Film at Fastnet Film Festival, Best Irish Short Film at Kinsale Film Festival and was nominated for an IFTA. Short Film ‘Hello?’ won Best Film at WFT Irish Short Film Showcase, Best directing and writing for the Richard Harris Film Festival.
Una’s original work for theatre includes, 'One Good Turn', 'Alien Documentary' and 'Madhouse'. An Abbey Theatre commission, ‘One Good Turn’ premiered on the main stage in June 2021. Earlier documentary style theatre includes Victor&Gord, 565+, The Big Deal and Singlehood.
Una has worked as Director on a number of productions with comedians PJ Gallagher and Joanne McNally including Separated at Birth (2015) and Bite Me (2016) as well as Stand Up tours ‘Dickhead’ and ‘The Prosecco Express’ and is the Director of the live podcast tours ‘My Therapist Ghosted Me’ and ‘Spencer & Vogue.’
Philip has created music and sound design for a broad range of media including theatre, sound installations, dance, film shorts, and documentaries. He studied composition under Donnacha Dennehy and Roger Doyle.
Recent theatre credits include The Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry (Gate Theatre); Girl on an Altar by Marina Carr (Abbey Theatre/Kiln); The Book of Names by Louise Lowe (ANU); Neptune Calling by Eoghan Quinn (RedBear); To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (HATCH); Asking for it by Louise O’Neill, The Approach and Howie the Rookie by Mark O’Rowe (Landmark). He has been nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for his work on The Early Bird by Leo Butler (Natural Shocks) and An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen (Gate Theatre).
Suzie is a Dublin based lighting designer for theatre, dance and events. She has worked as a designer, chief electrician and in house venue technician for the past eight years. Suzie has collaborated with Red Bear in the past. Designing Harder, Faster, More., Coast and Wrapped. Some other designs include Tarry Flynn Livin Dred, Every Brilliant Thing Peacock, Minseach Sibeal Davitt, Charlie's a Clepto Axis, After Taste NYT.
Breege has worked in costume for 30 years. Her Theatre design work includes Cré na Cille, An Beal Bocht and Lig sin í gCathu with An Taibhdhearc and, Is this about sex with Rough Magic. This is the first time Breege has worked with Red Bear. Breege predominately works as a costume cutter/ maker/ embroiderer for TV and Theatre. Making work includes The Great, The Nevers, Penny Dreadful and Game of Thrones.
Clive has worked for many years in Irish theatre. Projects with Landmark Productions The Approach, The Talk of The Town, These Halcyon Days, Once The Musical, the award winning Ballyturk at the National Theatre London, and Howie The Rookie at The Barbican London, Edinburgh Festival & BAM New York.
For CoisCéim Dance Theatre Pageant, Touch Me, Missing, Dance Talking, La Vie en Rose, and the multi award winning Swimming with my Mother at The Edinburgh Festival, Guthrie Theatre Minneapolis, City Centre NYC and Peak Performances New Jersey USA.
Other work includes The Treaty, Rank, Turning Point (Fishamble), The Snapper, The Great Gatsby (The Gate Theatre), The Lonesome West, Driving Miss Daisy, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Dear Frankie (Gaiety Theatre),
What Did I Miss, Peat, A Christmas Carol, BEES (The Ark), Love and Money, Further than the Furthest Thing (Hatch Theatre). Opera work includes Semele (Kilkenny Arts Festival) Gianni Schicchi (Blackwater
Valley Opera), Fanciulla Del West, Margherita, Vanessa, Les Pré Aux Clercs, Thérèse, La Navarraise, The Golden Ticket, The Ghosts of Versailles, Italian Postcard (Wexford Festival Opera).