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 Professional Development Award 2020 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 Theatre company, Aerial Cirque and Fatale Events.
As a successful voice over actor, Kate has voiced national TV and radio campaigns for FlyeFit, ESB Networks, Enterprise Ireland, Avondale, Wild Roots Festival and An Post Mobile, among 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.
TV credits include Fair City, RTÉ 2 ( Mia Murray), 2017 -2020 and Ros na Rún ( Janice Ní Churraoin), TG4 2014 – 2016.
Outside of theatre and acting, Kate has worked as a presenter and researcher for RTÉ Young Peoples Programming / RTÉjr & TG4. ( IMEALL Arts Show, An Fear Bréige 2016 / 17 ).
Kate is also co-founder/director of award-winning aerial/theatre company FemmeBizarre with Jade O’Connor – Details of this company are below.