MARTHA VAN DER BLY
Showreel (2022): https://vimeo.com/639625161
THEATRE includes the role of Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr in ‘The Man Who Gave the Beatles Away – The Alan Williams Story’ (New Theatre Dublin), Sister Concepta in the comedy ‘How to Marry a Monkfish’ (New Theatre Dublin), Electra in Euripides ‘Electra’ (Players Theatre Dublin), Luisa (lead) in ‘Carl Sternheim ‘The Knickers’ (Players Theatre Dublin), Claire in Genet’s ‘The Maids’ (Players Theatre Dublin), Ms. Foxhill in Tennessee William’s ‘Suddenly Last Summer’ (Focus Theatre Dublin). Martha performed as Annabella (lead) in John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ (Theater aan ‘t Spui, The Hague), Anna in Maxim Gorki’s ‘The Lower Depths’ (Gasthuis Theater, Amsterdam). She was Magdalena in Garcia Lorca’s ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ (Lord Stanley Theatre, London) and appeared as Eva (Lead) and Hitler Youth / SS in ‘And Then They Came For Me- (Off West End, London and South African tour. Martha performed in Antigone (Compagnie Theater Amsterdam) and in as Force Vivre Ca Ira (1) Fin de Louis – directed by Joel Pommerat (International Theatre Amsterdam / Holland Festival). She performed in Portuguese as Patricia in ‘Confinamento de Mulheres (Women’s Lockdown)’, staged at the Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI) in Portugal.
COMMERCIAL WORK includes Voice-Over work for Pfizer, Blackberry, Skillsoft Eduction and ‘The German Woman’ in the TV commercial ‘Surprise’ for Ogilvy & Mather / Forum Bank shortlisted for the Cannes Lions.