Louis is Ireland’s most experienced and critically acclaimed actor for Young Audiences.
Over the past 20 years Louis has worked with children of all ages through theatre and music with many companies such as The Abbey Theatre, TEAM Educational Theater Company, The Chester Beatty library, The Ark, a Cultural Centre for Children and others.
He is regularly commissioned to facilitate the family events at festivals around Ireland.
Louis was the first ever Theatre Maker in Residence at The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children in 2010. His work as an actor, composer and writer includes:
B for Baby (Best Actor Nominee,The Irish Times Theatre Awards 2010), Bookworms and She Stoops to Conquer (The Abbey Theatre), The Girl who Frogot to Sing Badly (The Ark and Theatre Lovett) (Imaginate festival Edinburgh, Peacock Theatre, Nationwide tour, ReViewed, Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival); A Man in Half (Theatre Lovett), Fables, Tales and Tattlers (Theatre Lovett/Pavilion Theatre); Improbable Frequency, The Life of Galileo (Rough Magic); Freefall, Dublin by Lamplight (Corn Exchange); How Many Miles to Babylon (Second Age); The White-Headed Boy, God’s Gift and Temple of Clown(Barabbas…the Company); Slattery’s Sago Saga, The Butterfly Ranch, Candide, The Seven Deadly Sins (Performance Corporation); Antigone (Storytellers and Cork Opera House); Bumbógs and Bees (TEAM); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Plush); The Taming of The Shrew (Island); Diamonds in the Soil (Macnas).
Louis has performed in several productions at The Ark where he also directed Christmas Island and Roddy Doyle’s No Messin’ with the Monkeys. Louis was musical director for The Lost Days of Ollie Deasy (Macnas) and Bumbógs and Bees (TEAM).
Television, film and radio work include Anseo, Killinascully, The Tudors, Showbands, Story Lane, The Morbegs (RTÉ), The Third Policeman’s Ball (TV3); Stella Days; The Quest (Lyric FM); All that Fall, Embers (Gare St. Lazare Players / RTÉ Radio1); and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (RTÉ Radio 1)