Orla Ní Thiobraide

Orla Ní Thiobraide, Drama, Galway


Orla is an actor and theatre maker based in Galway. She graduated from NUIG with a degree in English and French literature and a Diploma in Irish language. While at university. Orla was heavily involved in the drama and musical societies and has continued working in the area ever since! Over the past few years she has worked extensively in the Galway theatre scene both as a performer professionally and behind the scenes with companies such as Chekhov Training and Performance Ireland, The Galway Theatre Festival, Macnas, Branar, NoRopes Theatre, Aoife’s Clown Doctors, and Baboro.

Orla is passionate about teaching drama, having incorporated the subject into her community development work both in India and Ecuador in recent years. She has also developed her skills by teaching drama through Irish to primary school students in Galway City.

Orla is so excited to be joining the StageSchool Ireland and is really looking forward to working with Galway’s next generation of talented theatre makers!


John Lucey