Testimonials — See what industry professionals across the globe have to say about ACCESS AMERICA's Claire Bermingham


Claire’s phenomenal aptitude for all aspects of performance, be it acting, singing or dance, credit her as one of the very finest in Irish entertainment
— STUART O’ CONNOR, SPOTLIGHT PRODUCTIONS

I have come across many prolific actors in my time. I can honestly say that few have impressed me like Claire Bermingham. Claire is a rare commodity and a gift to our country and our industry.
— PAUL LYNCH, DIRECTOR: Murder, She Wrote, The Twilight Zone, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Robocop, Poltergeist, Xena: Warrior Princess

Claire is an artist of exceptional talent and a tremendous asset to any artistic community she enters. She remains one of the top actors and is clearly one of the most talented and committed
— NICK JOHNSON, Lecturer in Drama, Trinity College Dublin; Artistic Director, Painted Filly Theatre

We were especially excited by Claire’s unique Irish background as this is something that the casting directors we are in constant communication with are always searching for with regarding booking talent for Hollywood’s most coveted roles. The new inclination in popular TV shows Game of Thrones, Dracula, Grimm, Reign, Once Upon a Time means only a clear continuation of that trend.
— SUSAN HAVINS, SOVEREIGN TALENT GROUP

Ms. Bermingham has contributed to the artistic and commercial success of numerous high-profile American productions, in particular, West Side Story, Irvine Barclay Theatre, California, where Claire played the charismatic role of Velma, serving as an undeniable asset and fresh flavour to our largely all-American cast. She is a one of a kind actor with an innovative approach to acting. Her original contributions to the field are both significant and varied. I enthusiastically recommend Ms. Bermingham because she is a rare talent that embodies all of the qualities of an outstanding actor. She has earned the respect and admiration of her colleagues here in California.
What an asset she is to us here in the United States!
— ELI SIMON, California Commedia Troupe, Artistic Director, Pan Pacific Players, Artistic Director Clownzilla, Artistic Director, Professor of Acting, University of California
 
I consider Claire a young woman with extraordinary ability in the performing arts. Offstage I know Claire to be a young woman of impeachable character and tireless dedication. She has extensive training in her craft and a growing reputation among theatre professionals whom she has impressed with her ability, her attitude and her humour. I cannot recommend Claire highly enough.
— ERIC WEITZ, HEAD OF DRAMA, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

Every now and then, our industry is fortunate enough to witness the emergence of a truly influential presence. Claire is such an individual.
— NICK MARLER, CO-FOUNDER/CEO RESCRIPT MEDIA

I had the pleasure of meeting Claire at the infamous Lesly Kahn Studio in the heart of star-studded Hollywood. It is easy to spot the individuals who really sparkle in this industry … Claire exudes a certain energy that draws in and completely captivates. We are lucky to have her here with us in wonderful America.
— TYLER POELLE: ACTOR, Criminal Minds, Scrubs, CSI, Without A Trace, Veronica Mars

As a 30-year veteran writer, director, and producer of family films, children’s television and live theatre events, I have been honored with some of our industry’s most prestigious awards, including an Emmy for directing and the Humanitas Prize. The greater honor, however, has been the opportunity to work with many of the best and brightest artists from around the world. Like them, Claire Bermingham is one-of-a-kind. She is, quite simply, delightful; an actress of subtle imagination who infuses her work with joy and intelligence.
— KELLY WARD

We are honored in having Ms. Bermingham as part of our talented roster. She not only offers beauty, intelligence and talent, but exemplifies all qualities most admired – integrity, perseverance, loyalty and courage. These are the traits we thoroughly look for in our talent. She is a true asset to our industry.
— SHARON ROSE, OWNER/HEAD TALENT AGENT ITA-LA

Claire’s Irish charm and inevitable musicality brought a sparkle to the stage that American audiences are lucky to reign privy to.
— DAVID O, MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Of special interest is Sadie (Claire Bermingham), Co-directors O’Neil and Barry Pearl elicit naturalistic performances from their fine cast that wouldn’t be misplaced in an Arthur Miller revival.
— NIGHT HAWKS 2013 - L.A.Times

MOST MEMORABLE PERFORMANCE BY FEATURED ACTRESS-MUSICAL: Claire Bermingham in Grease
— GREASE 2013 – STAGESCENELA
 
Claire Bermingham’s work is among the finest of her contemporaries. She holds her own with our nation’s best and brings to her work an international flair.
— CHARLES HAID, DIRECTOR: ER, Nip/Tuck, Sons of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, Criminal Minds

America is very lucky to be taking Ireland’s best.
— STEVE EASTIN, ACTOR/ DIRECTOR STEVE EASTIN STUDIO: THE BLACK DAHLIA, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, UP IN THE AIR, CON AIR

Claire is one of my top clients at DMT and since signing I rejoice every day in the joy of her presence, her person and of course, her work. She has already had a huge impact on the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles, and knowing her undeniable talent, strength and beauty I rest assured she will continue to take this town by storm.
— DEBRA MANNERS, OWNER & CEO, DEBRA MANNERS TALENT

Claire’s light shines so brightly. As well as being talented, she is extremely hard-working and her great work ethic is matched with a unique and bright disposition. We feel very lucky to have gotten to work with Claire Bermingham, and not only has she learned so much about our country and our ways, but we have indeed greatly learned from her.
— LEWIS WILKENFIELD, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR/ PRODUCER, CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE

America gains a sure winner with Claire Bermingham on our soil.
— BARRY PEARL

She is terrific...a real find....
— NIGHT HAWKS 2013- BARRY BOSTWICK

’Especially impressive is Bermingham’s tall, leggy Marty, the Pink Ladies’ resident glamour girl
— GREASE 2013: STAGESCENELA

Claire Bermingham is excellent!
— NIGHT HAWKS 2013 – TOLUCAN TIMES