Luna Kalo is an award-winning theatre, film and T.V. actress known for performing complex strong, unique female leads. She has worked professionally as a versatile, multilingual performer (English, French, Italian Spanish, Ulster Scots and Irish) in the creative sector in Northern Ireland and abroad.
She has a solid foundation in European theatre schools, thanks to several merit based scholarships: Lecoq in Paris, Estudis de Teatre in Barcelona, and Antonio Fava’s Commedia dell’Arte School of Performing Arts in Reggio Emilia, Italy. She won an Individual Artist’s award award to attend the Ivana Chubbuck studio in Los Angeles, California.
She toured professionally in theatres throughout France, Spain, Italy, Northern Ireland, R.O.I. Scotland and Portugal. Notable film credits on IMDB include: HBO “Game of Thrones,” Maeve Kincade in “Her Very Own” (Belfast and Cork film festivals) Annie Walsh in “Racht” for Paper Owl Films, TG4 and the title role in “Banshee,” an independent, experimental horror film.
She played the lead in the critically acclaimed one-woman show “East Belfast Granny” (2018) by the award-winning writer and director of Partisan Productions, Fintan Brady. She has also collaborated as a performing artist on the local arts scene with Big Telly, Cre8 Theatre and Beyond Skin.
In 2019, she performed in the energetic physical theatre comedy show “Ireland, a Survivor’s Guide” with High Rock Productions directed by Sean McDonagh and received 5 star reviews. She was cast in the immersive, innovative forum theatre drama “Merry-Go-Round” directed and written by Catherine McVicker funded by Creative Ireland.