High drama Backstage
BACKSTAGE ACADEMY ran their most recent open evening at St. Thomas’ Community College, Novara Avenue in Bray Friday 30 January evening last.
Tony Daly from ‘Backstage Academy’ was very pleased with the attendance on Friday night and went on to say that ‘with their current class size of seventy eight and twenty four on the waiting list he was delighted with the turnout.’
‘With children leaving at leaving certificate age to pursue careers, or going on to college there’s no problem filling the places as they become empty,’ he added
The highly-qualified instructors who are theatre and television-trained professionals and also students looking for a chance to work in production.
Some of the features of the academy are the popular workshop programes that include, drama, acting for TV and film, modelling, mime and dance classes.
Backstage students have featured in TV and Stage productions such as ‘Breakfast on Pluto’ and ‘Aifric’ and ‘Prosperity’ which were featured over the Christmas period, and also the RTE run ‘Starsearch’ which was won by Backstage student, John Gaughan.
The academy runs a first come first served policy and instructors are all First Aid qualified.
For more information contact Tony Daly on 091-590706
Chloe O’Brien, Ciara Cunningham, Saoirse Moran-Fennessy, Stephanie Quinn and Jessica Conway.
Kids at the open day in St. Thomas’ Community College.
Gina’s dancers at the Backstage Stage School Open Day.
Pearl Dutton and Aoife Stack.
Gina Goti, Fiona Ryan, Joanna Collins and Holly Byron.