MYLES BREEN

Myles most recently won Best Actor at Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Awards in New York for his one man show Language UnBecoming A Lady.

 

Apart from his many appearances in pantomime Myles is known in Limerick for his roles with Island Theatre Company including Manus in Translations, Danny Mann in The Colleen Bawn, Eugene in Biloxi Blues, Claudius in Hamlet and various roles in Pigtown and Under Milk Wood. He has also appeared with Animated State, Daghdha, Steeple, Magic Roundabout, Gallowglass, Yew Tree, Graffiti, Impact, Quare Hawks, Natural Shocks and Teaspach.

He is a founder member of Bottom Dog Theatre, and for them wrote and performed Language Unbecoming a Lady first in 2009, and Porkville (with Mike Finn). He wrote and directed 06179899909 as part of their first production Off the Wall and adapted and directed A Christmas Carol. For Limerick City of Culture 2014, Myles was commissioned to write The Bachelor of Kilkish which debuted at the Lime Tree before touring to Kilkee and Kilmallock, starring Brendan Conroy in the lead role of Eugene.

For Bottom Dog he has also directed The Revenger’s Tragedy by Mike Finn, Killer Kabaret, and Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens. He last played Mikey Cleary in their production of What Happened Bridgie Cleary, which toured to 15 venues nation-wide.

For Limerick Youth Theatre he wrote and directed Dorian, Channel Surfing, Story Land, Take Away Time, A Night in the Library and Around The World in 80 Days. For Wildebeest he directed Tan, and for An Grianán Theatre he directed Pinocchio, The Twits and Jack & the Beanstalk.

He is a member of Choke Comedy Improv and with them wrote and performed Pure Sketchy. He wrote and appeared as King Ludwig in Music Generation’s production of The Lola Montez Experience.

Film and TV credits include Fair City, Northanger Abbey, Camera Café, Why the Irish Dance That Way, Corp agus Anam and Clash of the Ash.