Fiona Lucia McGarry trained in the Bachelor in Acting Studies, Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College. There she was tutored by Prof. Eric Weitz , Paul Keenan, Andrea Ainsworth (Voice Director at the Abbey Theatre), Bryan Burroughs, Diane Richardson, Raymond Keane (Barabbas), Annabell Comyn (Hatch Theatre Company), Jason Byrne (Loose Cannon), David Horan, Augusto Boal (Founder of Theatre of the Oppressed), Asst. Prof. Chrissie Poulter, Sarah-Jane Scaife (Company SJ).
She furthered her study in the Screen-Acting Programme in Bow Street (formerly The Factory, Dublin). There, she was mentored by Gerry Grennell (“The Dark Knight”), Lance Daly (“Life is A Breeze”, “Kisses”), Kirsten Sheridan (“Dollhouse”, “Disco Pigs”), Shimmy Marcus (“Rhinos”), Viko Nikci (“Coming Home”) and Maureen Hughes (“Once”, “This Must Be The Place”, “Love/Hate”), among others. She is also a member of The Actor’s Studio, at Bow Street.
She has worked professionally in film, radio, music and theatre. Her influences include Augusto Boal, Jerzy Grotowski, Ava DuVernay, Maya Angelou, Pedro Almodovar, Michel Gondry and Jean-Pierre Jeunet.