Reilly Parrish


Donna has been studying the performing arts and performing since the early age of 5. Donna is currently in her final year of study in a Bachelor of Education in Primary School Teaching. As well as this Donna is currently studying for her DipABRSM in Vocal Teaching and her AMusLCM Diploma in Musicianship and has a natural love for teaching children of all ages from tots to teens.

Donna has completed all grades with ABRSM and RIAM for classical and musical theatre singing as well as musicianship with many being awarded as distinctions. She is currently completing her grade 8 in piano.

Donna is a passionate performer and has performed lead roles on many prestigious stages including The Gaeity Theatre, The Olympia Theatre, The Helix and The Moat Theatre. Donna has studied drama and musical theatre with The Gaeity School of Acting as well Talented Kids and NPAS. Donna has also completed her proficiency exam in drama with The Irish Board of Speech and Drama in which she received a high achiever award. Donna was awarded music student of the year 2015/2016 by St. Joseph’s College.

Donna’s theatre credits include herself in ‘Be Who You Want to Be’, ‘Caoimhe’ in ‘Three Wishes For One’, lead actress and singer in ‘RTE’s 1916 Commemorations in City Hall, the Mansion House and Merrion Square’, ‘The Artful Dodger’ in ‘Oliver, the ‘Naughty Elf’ in ‘The Naughty Elf’ and many other solo comedy, dance and vocal performances in variety shows.

Donna’s TV credits include ‘Shauna Bonar’ in Fair City, lead role in Liberty Insurance’s Ready for the Real Road commercials, Vodafone UK and Ireland TV adverts, various children’s chat shows on RTE including EyetoEye, TwoTube, ICE and Watch Your Language. Donna’s commercial experience includes advertisements for Spar, Heatons, Polaroid, Concern and The Holiday Show.

Donna’s film credits include ‘Chloe’ in ‘Stand Up for Your Friend’s’ a LGBT awareness short film and played herself in the short film ‘The Dance’.

Dance credits include being a finalist dancer on RTE’s ‘Pump Up Your Dance’, dancer in Croke Park for ‘Laochra’, dance captain for ‘A Wizard Calls’ in The Olympia Theatre and pointe dancer in ‘An Evening of Dance by Marian Lennon School of Ballet’. Donna has studied dance with the Royal Academy of Dancing.