Northern Irish born actor and theatre maker, Nicky Harley graduated from University of Ulster in 2007 with a 1st class (Hons) in Drama and is a former baby and toddler! She works extensively across the UK and Ireland and is a huge fan of new works and devising.

Works include collaborations with The Abbey Theatre, Glastonbury Festival, Replay Theatre Company, The lyric Theatre, Big Telly Theatre Company, Sole Purpose Theatre Company, Fahy Productions, Theatre Abandon, Tinderbox Theatre Company and Ridiculusmus.

Nicky has an incredible passion for theatre for young audiences and is delighted to be working with Theatre Hullabaloo under the direction of Anna Newell.

Recent theatre credits include: Mansion (The Abbey Theatre), Ulster Rot (The lyric theatre), The Faerie Thorn (Big Telly Theatre Co, UK and Ireland Tour), Wiggle Giggle (Replay Theatre Company, NI & Ireland Tour), What we are made of ( Tinderbox Theatre Company),Gulliver (Big Telly Theatre Co, UK tour)The House (Sole Purpose, NI Tour), King Arthur (Sestina, NI Tour), All there is (Fahy Productions, NI Tour), Little Red Riding Hood (GBL Productions,The Waterfront Hall and Marketplace), Teenage Kicks: The Musical (Millennium Forum), The Maiden City( Sole Purpose), The Pride (Blue Eagle Productions, NI Tour)

Nicky has trained under practitioners Philippe Gaulier, Joe Dieffenbacher, Mooky Cornish, Patsy Rodenburgh, Philipe D’Orleans, John Wright and Fiona Shaw to name a few.
Her ethos for life? “We don’t stop playing because we grow old: we grow old because we stop playing” George Bernard Shaw