Morna Regan is from Derry City, Northern Ireland. She studied in London, and won a Fulbright Scholarship to the USA where she took a Masters in Theatre at the University of Southern California. As an actor, she has worked at major theatres in Ireland, England and America. As a writer, her short film, The Case of Majella McGinty, won awards at film festivals in Cork, Derry, San Francisco, Cologne and Houston.