Maeve Fitzgerald is a graduate of the Bachelor in Acting Studies at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College.
Her previous roles for Decadent Theatre Company include: Eden, There Are Little Kingdoms; The Thing About December, The Mai, Blackbird and From A Low And Quiet Sea.
Other theatre performances include The Great Hunger; 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); Wringer (Bewley’s Cafe Theatre); Holy Mary (Breda Cashe Productions); Bailegangaire (Livin’ Dred/Nomad).
Maeve has 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; Meridian. For Second Age she has played Desdemona in Othello, Portia in The Merchant of Venice; Lady Macbeth in Macbeth; Rose Mundy in Dancing At Lughnasa, amongst others.
Maeve 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 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 Collected Stories and a one-woman show, The Yellow Wallpaper. Her film and TV credits 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.