Máire Clerkin is an actor, teacher, writer, storyteller, Irish Dancer and choreographer. From London of Irish parents, she moved to California in 2003. If you want to know why, she explains here: KCET.org
Máire’s new comedy drama screenplay, The Jig is Up is in development with her production company Clerkin Dagger. (Script available on request.)
Máire works as a Teaching Artist for the Music Center of Los Angeles, Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County, and LA Arts Group.
Máire performs her interactive storytelling program Once Upon a Time in Ireland online. She looks forward to upcoming in-person storytelling in schools, libraries and festivals.
Máire toured her award-winning show The Bad Arm – Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer, nationally and internationally, 2008-19.
Despite living in L.A, Máire hasn't lost her London accent. She is a Voice Actor and is known as Maura Clerkin in the world of voiceover (see her separate website mauraclerkin.com)
Following in her mother, Sheila's footsteps, Máire enjoyed a lengthy career as an international adjudicator of Irish Dance competitions. Currently she is focusing on film and directing theatre and dance education projects in California and London. See Performance for new Irish Dance Drama info