Kate Finegan works as a theatre maker, actor and aerialist based in Dublin, Ireland.
Kate is co-director of award-winning aerial dance theatre company FemmeBizarre. In 2019, Kate was awarded one of the Next Generation artists by The Arts Council, Ireland. Since then, she has received Circus Bursary 2020 and The Agility Award 2021 from The Arts Council, Ireland.
Kate holds a BA in Drama Studies and Modern Irish from Trinity College Dublin and has also completed the part time professional programme for screen acting at Bow Street Academy.
Since graduating, Kate has toured nationally/internationally with companies and directors such as Mikel Murfi, Jennifer Jennings ( THISISPOPBABY), Luxe Performance, Fidget Feet, Fíbín, Waterford Spraoi, Aerial Cirque and Fatale Events.
As a successful voice over actor, Kate has voiced national TV and radio campaigns such as FlyeFit, ESB Networks, Enterprise Ireland, Avondale, Tusla and An Post Mobile, among many others. Kate is represented by Volcanic – booking details can be found here: Kate is also a fluent Irish speaker and has been voicing Irish animations for TG4 since 2015.
Most notable Film & TV credits include Tarrac! (2021), Joyride (2021), Crash Scene Investigates (Virgin Media 2021), Fair City, RTÉ 2 ( Mia Murray) 2017 – 2020, and Ros na Rún TG4 ( Janice Ní Churraoin), 2014 – 2016.
Outside of theatre and acting, Kate has worked as a presenter and researcher for RTÉ Young Peoples Programming / RTÉjr & TG4. ( IMEALL, An Fear Bréige 2016 / 17 ).