A young actress who has already worked with some of Northern Ireland's best known companies: as Elsie in Collecting Cultures for Kabosh), Pat in Operation Blitzed for Big Telly, Martius in Titus Andronicus for Inside of Out, Emer in Cromwell’s Tour of Ireland for the London Irish Theatre. Market Seller in Romeo & Juliet for the Stuttgart Ballet and as Annie Wobbler for the Derry playhouse. She has also had roles in The Fall for BBC TV, Tire Na Mac Tire for RTE/TG4 and as Agnes in Agnes (UTV with Ambient Light Productions)
Most recently, Susan performed in Playboy of the Western World (Lyric Theatre Belfast). Other theatre credits include: Marianne Dreams and Babble (Replay Theatre Company), A Christmas Carol (Wireless Mystery Theatre), Operation Blitzed (Big Telly), Of Fallen Sock and Fear (Accidental Theatre) and TIE work for Tinderbox Theatre Company. She performed in the Black Box’s Lunchtime Theatre earlier in the year.
Film and TV credits include a lead role in Fr. Brendan Smyth: Betrayal Of Trust (BBC), A Belfast Story (JoltMe – independent American feature), Mime and Lighthouse Keepers (NI Screen / Stirling Productions).
This year, Susan has recorded ‘Eveline’ for a walking tour of James Joyce’s Dubliners (Wonderland Theatre Company) for Dublin’s One City One Book festival.
In the summer of 2007 Alana took on her first major acting role as ‘Caroline’ in the ground-breaking & IFTA Nominated Irish-language drama-series ‘Seacht’ commissioned by TG4 and ILBF, which ran into its fourth series. In 2010 Alana was cast in the Irish-language radio plays series 'Nora', written by Gearoid MacUnfraidh and directed by Brian O'Tiomain, in which she played the part of Jackie, a young Mother left distraught by her partner's decision to go on hunger-strike.
Since graduating with a BA in English and Drama joint honours degree from Queens University, Geoff Hatt has fast become a familiar face on the Belfast musical and acting circuits.
Recently he has been working with Wireless Mystery Theatre both on 'Litarary Lunchimes' at The Ulster Hall and War of the Worlds for the Young at Art Childrens festival 2012. He also worked with YAA in their Performances In Schools programme with the play, The Butterfly and Caterpillar . 'Down in the Garden' written & Devised by Geoff & Catherine Hatt for Sticky Fingers Children's Theatre Company was a educational show for young children, which toured North and Southern Ireland twice in 2010. He starred as Ernest Hemingway (and other characters) in 'The Men of The HOUR' from Jan 2009 -Jan2011, a show that played to packed house in Belfast and had 2 successful runs in the Edinburgh Fringe festival 2009, 2010 & also in Belfast's 2011 Out To Lunch festival. Geoff played a human Ukulele playing flea in 'The Flea Pit ' for Cahoots NI 2007 as part of Belfast Festival and worked again with Cahoots Ni in 'The Bumble Bee Orchestra'. 'Hippos in the shower' was a self penned, original musical, first staged June 2005 OMAC Belfast, (and which went on to sell out performances in Empire Music Hall 2005, Cathedral Quarter Festival 2006 and Successful run in Edinburgh Fringe 2008) Geoff is also a talented musician, having released his first album, 'Ten Year Road' in 2009 to critical acclaim from magazines such as Hotpress and is currently completing his 2nd album with support from the Arts Council of Nothern Ireland.