GLYNIS CASSON

Height: 5'6"
Eyes: Grey
Hair: Blonde
Equity Status: Full


Biography

Playing age 70-75.

Born in Dublin, Glynis Casson comes from the well-known Casson theatrical family. Glynis is currently touring her new show Yeats’ Women  in Castletown House Celbridge, The new Lexicon Dun Laoghaire Library, The National Concert Hall, The Carrick Music Festival and Killruddery House Bray. She has created many memorable and successful theatrical performances. Her one-woman show Oscar and the Sphinx  ran for seven weeks in Bewleys Café Theatre and toured festivals throughout Ireland and abroad travelling as far as Cairo! The Harp that Once, performed with harpist Cormac de Barra, also toured widely in Ireland and Europe.

Her film career goes from strength to strength. This year she can be seen in The Man Who Invented Christmas  and  the short film Confession. Previously she appeared in 32A  and the award winning Moore Street Marsala.

On TV she has played in  Fair City and The Clinic also in Maru for TG4. She plays Molly in the forthcoming RTE2 series Nowhere Fast.  For BBC she played in children’s comedy series Uncle Max.

A versatile actor and singer, Glynis’ has played many leading characters in all the major theatres in Dublin: The Abbey, The Gate, and The Gaiety among others. She has a particular love of musical theatre which showcases her singing talent and skill as a performer with memorable roles in My Fair Lady, Gigi and Me and My Girl and has played leading roles in Gilbert and Sullivan productions in the Gaiety Theatre Dublin

Glynis’ career has not been confined to one type of performance, she had her own radio show in Australia -  The Young World of Music (ABC Sydney) ran for several years. This very popular show resulted in Glynis being invited as a guest and singer on TV Talk shows throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Glynis is in demand as a voice artist for commercials, promotions and ADR. She has performed in many animated films, most recently in the award winning Nora and Nellie (RTE/BBC) and her beautiful voice can be heard narrating the story Moodolph.