Donna Nikolaisen_IMG_4099-Crop-800Donna Anita Nikolaisen / Artistic Director

Of Irish-Caribbean roots Donna hails from Cork. She trained there at the Monfort School of Performing Arts before moving to Dublin and joining the Stanislavsky Studio at The Focus Theatre. She has also trained in Acting for Camera with Film Venture London.

Stage highlights include ‘Tea Chests and Dreams’ (The Axis), ‘No Irish No Blacks No Dogs’ (The New Theatre),  ‘Jane Eyre’ (The Gate), ‘Talking to Terrorists’ (The Samuel Beckett) and ‘The Bacchae of Baghdad’ (The Abbey).

Donna was recently nominated at the Underground Cinema Festival for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Ali in the Short Film QED. She is best known for her role as Zambian nurse, Ama Chisenga on RTE’s ‘Fair City’

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