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About Cristina

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Full Name: Cristina Ryan

Country: Ireland

Physical Info: Female 5’3” slim build with brown eyes, long blonde hair

Playing Ages: 20-35 old

Languages: English (Fluent), Irish (nearly Fluent), German (Good)

Accents: Irish (Native), British, American, German, French, European



Cristina Ryan was introduced to the performing arts at a young age. From the age of four she trained as a ballet dancer and was a member of the Billy Barry Stage School. She took part in several ‘Acting for Film’ courses at the Gaiety School of Acting and studied classical violin and piano at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the Royal Academy of Music, London and then returned to Ireland to do a Masters in Music Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She decided to pursue her love of acting and trained at the Irish Film Academy. She was cast as the lead role of Irelands first female serial killer 'Sophie' beating over 2,500 applicants for the film adaptation of Natasha Whites BOOK 'Camouflage' - due for international cinema release Spring 2016. She was part of the cast of 'The Northsiders' TV Programme playing the role of 'Celine'. She played the female lead character 'Amy' in the feature film 'Soulsmith' which is due for release Autumn 2015. Other roles she is recognized for is 'Sarah' in the award winning short film 'Guy at the bar'. She is also known for her role portraying the legendary 'Dorcas Kelly' who was an Irish figure who having been associated with the HellFire Club was burned at the stake in the 18th Century for supposed witchcraft. Other projects include short horror 'Capture' and the dark psychological thriller 'Behind closed doors'.

Unique traits: Trained as a dancer in ballet, tap and pop. High level of fluency in Irish and very good German speaker. Talented singer and very effective public speaker. Models on a regular basis. Plays classical violin and piano at professional level and also composes original music.

Videos

Credits

  • Reunion

    Reunion (2015)
    Film (short) by John Healy Daisha

  • Capture

    Capture (2015)
    Film (short) by Kiefer McGinn Elizabeth

  • Behind closed doors

    Behind closed doors (2015)
    Film (short) by Stephen Dunne Karen

  • The Devil's Ball

    The Devil's Ball (2015)
    Film (short) by Eamonn McLoughlin Darkey/Dorcas Kelly

  • Man at the Bar

    Man at the Bar (2014)
    Film (short) by Ciaran O' Donnell Jane

  • Disappear

    Disappear (2014)
    Film (short) by Robert O' Meara Rachel

  • Abbey Court Hostel

    Abbey Court Hostel (2014)
    Internet by Jeff Doyle, Shaun Ryan Karen

  • Music Video - 'BI Polar	'

    Music Video - 'BI Polar ' (2014)
    Video by Windmill Lane Theatre/Pulse Studio. Director - Tim Craig Inner Demon

  • Epic Awareness

    Epic Awareness (2014)
    Internet by Colin Barrett Andrea

  • Soulsmith

    Soulsmith (2014)
    Film by Kevin Henry Amy

  • The tale of the circus girl and the juggler boy

    The tale of the circus girl and the juggler boy (2014)
    Film by Rory O' Shea Charlotte

  • The Northsiders

    The Northsiders (2014)
    Television by Robert O' Meara Celine

  • Camouflage

    Camouflage (2014)
    Film by Daragh Murphy Sophie

  • 	FeatureFilm	- The Speechless

    FeatureFilm - The Speechless (2014)
    Commercial by Director - Stephen Leonard Dr Francis Tennant

Education

  • Irish Film Academy Acting for camera
    (2013-2014)

  • Royal Irish Academy of Music MMus Perf
    (2013-2014)

  • coolmine Musical Society
    (2013-2014)

  • Royal Academy of Music London BMus Hons
    (2013-2014)

  • Mary Burke School of Ballet
    (2013-2014)

  • Billy Barry Stage school
    (2013-2014)

  • Gaiety school of Acting Acting for camera
    (2013-2014)

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