Bio - Billy Meleady

Billy Meleady
(director, actor) -
Billy has been a regular performer on Boston stages for 25 years. He was a regular performer with The Sugan Theatre Co. for over a decade. He received both Elliot Norton and IRNE awards for his work with Sugan and also for his work with The New Repertory Theatre and Boston Playwrights Theatre. He was nominated for a 2011 Elliot Norton award and an IRNE award for his performance in TirNa Theatre Co's Trad a 2013 LA Ovation award for "featured actor" in The Belle of Belfast (world premiere) and received the 2014 Best Actor award at Boston's 48 film festival.

He recently performed with The Revels in Sander's Theatre and off Broadway in the Irish Repertory Theatre Co's  east coast premiere of The Belle Of Belfast.  He recently appeared in Black Mass (Warner Bros. released Sept. 2015).

Newton Nomadic audience will remember Billy for his performances in Molly Sweeney, Faith Healer, and Turn of the Screw -in which he played four different characters.

This is Billy's 5th time in the Newton Nomadic director's chair (Turn of the Screw, Molly Sweeney, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me,  Doubt).

Fortunately we have a very big director's chair since this time out he is sharing the chair with Nicole Galland, his co-director and wife.