75017 Paris, France

Maria D’Arcy

Actrice, Curriculum Vitæ; Training: O’Bahamas, Masterclass in voice overs in Paris and “Voice and Theatre” at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland. Lisez cette page en français


One Woman Show
“Exotic Tales and Dances from Celtic Literature” at the Irish Cultural Center in Paris
Péniche Daphné
(next to Notre Dame Cathedral), dinner-show on a restaurant boat where I performed Salomé by Oscar Wilde
La Comédie Française
Annex of the Louvre museum’s Pyramid: A play by William Shakespeare, during the year of the Entente Cordiale
performance hall, A midsummer Night’s Dream, alternating roles between Tatiana, the queen of the fairies and a dancing fairy
Tea Theater
Île Saint Louis, in the role of Cecily, in the The Importance of Being Constant
Chapiteaux de Levallois-Perret
Solidarity evening for people with disabilities, Legend of Witches
Dinner-shows, where I danced and recited texts of Robert Burns and Oscar Wilde, 10 times.
Shakespeare & Company
Bookshop beside Notre-Dame Cathedral, street theater, 20 times
Swan Bar
Montparnasse, annual presentation of Ulysses by James Joyce, where I was MC and actress, six performances
Auld Alliance
Scottish bar, ghost tale, Tam O’Shanter.
Galerie Hus
Montmartre where I played the role of Gerty McDowell, an extract from James Joyce
Galerie rue Gabrielle
Montmartre, where I played the role of Molly Bloom in Ulysses
Santa Maria
Restaurant-cabaret, text in French of the character of Molly Bloom
The Highlander
Open-mic, text by Robert Burns
Spoken Word
Stories written and performed by myself, 20 times
Paris Lit Up
Open-mic, open stage for stand ups, comedians, poets etc, 10 times
Le Chat Noir
and the Montmartre cemetery, ghost tales for Halloween
Centenary of the publication of Ulysses
Performances at the Irish Embassy, ​Gare de Lyon, Shakespeare & Company and the Irish Cultural Center, in English and French
Novel author
“Seventh Heaven, Seven Perceptions”, in French, «À l’heure du septième ciel»
Radio interview
World Radio Paris.
For pictures
and videos on these themes you may look over the image gallery

TV shows, performances and interviews in Ireland

  • The Gerry Ryan Show
  • The Gerry Kelly Show
  • Zig & Zag
  • Dempsy’s Den, a show for children

Contact: Maria D’Arcy 75017 Paris France
Phone: +33 (0)6 83 27 23 80; e-mail:

Home page