Maeve Fitzgerald is a graduate of the Bachelor in Acting Studies at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College.
Recent theatre includes; ‘There Are Little Kingdoms’ [Decadent Theatre Company]; ‘The Great Hunger’ and ‘On Raftery’s Hill’; nominee Best Actress at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2019 (Abbey Theatre), ‘The Alternative’ (Fishamble), ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ (Rough Magic), ‘The Thing About December’ and ‘The Mai’ (Decadent Theatre), ‘Wringer’ (Bewley’s Cafe Theatre), ‘Holy Mary’ (Breda Cashe Productions), ‘Bailegangaire’ (Livin’ Dred/Nomad).
Maeve has also appeared in various productions for The Gate Theatre, including the highly successful run and international tour of ‘Pride And Prejudice’ as well as ’Wuthering Heights’ and ‘An Ideal Husband’.
She has appeared in productions with Verdant Productions, Tron Theatre, Bush Theatre, ANU, Tall Tales and Meridian and many Second Age productions, playing Desdemona in ‘Othello’, Portia in ‘The Merchant Of Venice’, Lady Macbeth in ‘Macbeth’ and Rose Mundy in ‘Dancing At Lughnasa’ amongst others.
She won Best Supporting actress for ‘Basin’ and was nominated Best Actress for ‘After Miss Julie’ at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, both in 2010. She has also been awarded and nominated at the Dublin AbsolutFringe Awards (winner Best Actress 2009) and the Off West-End Awards.
She is co-founder of Then This Theatre Company for whom she has appeared in and ‘Collected Stories’ and one-woman show ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’. Film and TV includes ‘Cherry’, ‘The Secret Scripture’, ‘Corp Agus Anam’, ‘Rasai Na Gaillimhe’ and ‘An Crisis’. Radio work includes ‘The Games Room’ and ‘The Book on One’ both for RTÉ.