Joanne is a London-based actor, originally from Glasgow. She trained at the Glasgow Academy of Musical Theatre Arts.
Her theatre credits include productions at the National Theatre of Scotland, Theatre Royal Stratford East and, she most recently recently appeared in Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at the National Theatre and at the Melbourne Festival. She recently finished playing in Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets at Websters Theatre, Glasgow.
Joanne’s film credits include The Wee Man, and Zombie Musical (three times winner at BAFTA New Talent Awards 2011).
Joanne was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category at the 2017 Olivier Awards, for her role in The National Theatre’s Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour.
She has just finished in The Divide, at Edinburgh International Festival, which will play again at the Old Vic in January 2018.
Joanne McGuinness in rehearsal
Joanne is currently rehearsing for The Divide, which will open in August at the Edinburgh International Festival and then the Old Vic.
Joanne McGuinness in 'The Divide'
Joanne McGuinness has joined the cast of The Divide, a new epic by Alan Ayckbourn.
It will be playing at the Edinburgh International Festival and the Old Vic Theatre in February 2018.
Joanne McGuinness nominated for Olivier Award
Joanne has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress Category at the 2017 Olivier Awards.
Joanne and the rest of the cast in Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, have been collectively nominated as an ensemble in the Best Supporting Actress category.
Joanne McGuinness in 'Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets'
Joanne McGuinness joins the cast of Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppetts, this year’s Christmas show at Websters’ Theatre, Glasgow.