Liv O'Donoghue is an actor and dancer based in Dublin. Over the past 14 years, she has worked predominantly as a performer for the stage, touring throughout Europe, the USA, China and Australia. She has been a core collaborator with Dead Centre theatre company since originating the role of Josephine in Lippy in 2013, which has continued to tour internationally for the past eight years. Her most recent stage role was the role of Gloria in The Patient Gloria, a two-hander playing opposite Gina Moxley directed by John McIlduff for the Abbey Theatre. The show subsequently toured to the Traverse Theatre for the Edinburgh Fringe where it was awarded both a Fringe First and a Herald Angel, playing to packed houses and receiving rave reviews. The show will continue to tour in 2022.
Latest film work includes A Hard Rain Fell directed by José Miguel Jiménez (Alternately Terrific + Gentle), Wintering In, a self made lockdown film (Inside Outside Festival), The House Fell directed by Maeve Stone (Cork Film Festival, Kerry International Film Festival and Fastnet Film Festival), and Closer, Näher directed by Alan Gilsenan (Cork International Film Festival). Previous film work also includes I'm Roger Casement directed by Emmy Award winning director Dearbhla Walsh (RTÉ/ARTE), and Motion Sickness directed by John McIlduff (POOL Film Festival). Liv is currently working on a production called Mycelium, directed by Elena Doyle for South Wind Blows.