We are so happy to share that our advanced level students from the Adult Advanced Scene Study and the Advanced 6-Month Actor Training classes are working in all areas of the theatre and film profession. Below are some of our recent success stories:
John Connors (actor/writer/activist) as Patrick in TV series Love/Hate, starring in feature films Cardboard Gangsters, King of the Travelers, Stalker, Today, and TV series Charlie. IFTA 2018 Winner for Best Actor in Leading Role -film and 2015 nominee for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama, and many more every day!
Fionn Walton playing major role in feature films What Richard Did, and lead role in films Rhinos and Out of Here, Cardboard Gangsters and more!. In theatre: “Plough and the Star” as Jack in the National Theatre London, “Desire Under the Elms” with Corn Exchange, and “Juno and the Paycock” at the Bristol Old Vic. IFTA 2018 nominated for best Actor in a Supporting Role for Cardboard Gangsters, and many more every week!!
Brian Gilligan is playing Deco in The Commitments in London’s West End and featured lead in the new National Lottery ad campaign in television, lead role of Guy in Once at the Olympia, Dublin, and many more!!
Charleigh Bailey acting on of the lead roles in “A Date for Mad Mary” winner of “Best Irish Feature” award in the Galway Film Fleadh 2016.
Grace Dyas is nominated for Best Director for the 2015 Irish Times Theatre Awards for her production of the THEATREclub production of The Game, many more nominations and awards.
Lynn Rafferty playing lead role of Nadine in TV series Love/Hate, and lead in the film “Today” and many more!
Tristan Heanue, winner “Best Actor” at the Underground Cinema awards 2014, for his role in “In this Place”, also in “A Day Like Today” and “Skunky Dog”. Winner “Best First Short Drama” at Galway Film Fleadh 2015 as Director/Writer. Also wrote/directed short film “Today” in multiple festivals.
Brendan Sheehan, multiple film roles: This is My Son,Thank You Come Again, The Ripple effect, Shoebox Memories, Eden, Garda Series, The Immigrant, I’m GAA, and “The Saviour of Dublin City ” in Galway Film Fleadh 2016, among others.
Shane Coules, writer of feature film “A Day LikeToday” in Galway Film Fleadh 2015.
Emmet Kelly, Burning House Productions, (actor, writer, producer), winner “Best Actor” at Einhoven’s Film Festival for film “Lost Memories”. Winner “Best Male Actor” in Richard Harris International Film Festival, numerous other nominations and awards.
Matthew Darragh actor, writer, director, IFTA 2015 nominated for his animated film Ode to Love with Brown Bag Films.
David McGowan lead actor in film “The Struggle of Libations” – Palm Springs International Film Festival
Erin Mullally writer/director for film “The Struggle of Libations” – Palm Springs International Film Festival and others.
Robbie Walsh playing featured lead role in Love/Hate and Between the Canals, director/writer for the film Eden, actor/producer feature film S.P.L.I.T, and several other films.
Charlo Johnson: Actor (“50 Kisses”, “One Night”), filmmaker, writer, director, producer of “Irish Energy”, “Positive Discrimination”, and more!
Josh and Ella Mooney leads in Dairy Gold commercial and Swan Song Films production
Alan Buckley actor/writer/producer in the film “Neighborhood Watch” and “The Spark”, lead role in feature film How to be Happy, and Dublin Bus ad campaign
Silvia Napolioni playing lead featured role of Denise in TV series Love/Hate
Kathy Monaghan playing lead role in Stalker, lead role of Eva Tully in Red Rock, and lead in Irish Rail ad campaign
Jamie Doyle lead role in RSA ad campaign on TV
Sorcha Kenny (actor/writer) winner of “Spirit of the Fringe” Dublin Fringe Festival 2008
Kyle Hixon Tom Meadows in “Borstal Boy” wth Peter Koonan in Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, and many more!
Jeff Doyle actor, producer, director for feature films “Jack and Ralph Plan a Murder” and upcoming “Legend of Harry and Ambrose”, and many more!
Michaeal Carroll performing in “Groundless”, an award winning short film, Galway Film Fleadh 2016.
Jeanne O’Connor acting in “Wrecking the Rising” on TG4
If you are a former student working in the industry and we missed you on this list, please contact us and let us know what you are up to we’ll add you to the growing list!