Alana Kerr


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Alana is an actress and TV Presenter from Belfast.  She most recently appeared as co-presenter of Live at the Limelight, a new live music show for UTV featuring the best of Irish unsigned acts, but previously trained with the National Youth Theatre (NYT), National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) and as a mezzo-soprano at the Leinster School of Music with Veronica Dunne.  In 2006 she graduated with a joint 2:1 in Drama/English from Trinity College, Dublin.

 

Theatre credits include Phebe in As You Like It (Jigsaw), Jane in Pride and Prejudice (Replay), Beauty in Sleeping Beauty (Ulster Theatre Co. Tour), Cinderella in Cinderella (Waterfront Hall, Belfast), Tickle/Fibula in Jack and the Beanstalk (Market Place Theatre, Armagh), Lizzie in Goblin Market (Lyric Theatre, Belfast and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, NYMT and YMT:UK), and in Let it Snow (NYMT and YMT:UK)

 

TV/Film credits include Puppeteer (Various Roles) in the Northern Irish version of Sesame Street - Sesame Tree (Sesame Workshop/16 South), TV Presenter in Emu (Endemol), Rebecca in Glad You Know (The Good Fight music video, Will McConnell), Young Mother Positive Contact (Richard Jolly). 

 

Alana also spent eight weeks working as Heather Graham's stand-in/double on the set of Miss Conception (BBS Productions) in Spring 2007.

 

Radio credits include Eleanor in Lucy Caldwell's award winning Girl From Mars (BBC Radio 4) as well as various radio advertising campaigns.

 

Press/TV advertising campaigns include Northern Ireland Tourist Board, DOE Road Safety (driving with mobile phone), Bow Street Mall, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, Northern Bank and123.ie

 

Alana is a keen sports enthusiast having rowed for her University team (DULBC), loves to Irish Dance and has been known to take to the waves surfing or kayaking!