The best week of your life yet, is right here

Our mini stays are a collaboration with Gaiety School of Acting. They are an immersive experience available all year around, for children starting age 13. Driven by the best professionals in the fields of acting and communication in Ireland, whom will empower their knowledge of the English language through, speaking, listening reading, writing, pronunciation, body language and creative thinking skills.

This is what a week looks like

5 Day Programme from 10:00 to 14:00

Team Building

Through drama games, role play, improvisation and acting exercises, participants will be taught how to communicate with confidence and effectively.

Improvisation

Improvisation techniques are powerful for taking risks and building on the confidence and using language to improve communication.

Musical Theatre

The purpose is to establish a strong group dynamic and feeling of ensemble through musical theatre techniques.

Page to stage

The students are introduced to creative writing, reading, text analysis and character development.

Manifesto

Workshop which focuses on the creation of a performance using the existing practice of "Manifesto".

Caroline holds a Masters in International Theatre Studies from St. Patrick's College, DCU. She is a graduate of Artstrain at The National Association of Youth Drama, where she trained full-time as a drama facilitator. She is also a graduate of Thatre Performance at Inchicore College of Further Education, where she trained as an actor. She Has completed various outher courses including Theatre of the Oppressed with Julian Boal and Directing in The Actor's Space, Barcelona.

Caroline Coffey

THE TEACHERS

Charlie has performed in many roles on stage including productions such as Iscariot, which toured Ireland and America, Spring Awakenings, Waiting for Godot and Songs of Mama Cass. Most recently he starred in Hamlet in the Gaiety School of Acting. He is delighted to be making his return to the Gaiety this year with King Lear. In addition to theatre work, Charlie has many screen credits including: Fair City, Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde, Strange Times, Dublin Stories and more. Charlie studied acting at The Gaiety School of Acting, having undertaken their two year full time actor training course. In his spare time, Charlie enjoys football and singing.

Charlie Hughes

Ailbhe studied a BA in Commercial Modern Music as a Song Writer in the Brighton institute of Modern Music. She has been training and performing as a musician, actor, dancer & singer since the age of 6. She received a Level 7 Honours in Piano, a Level 10 Honours in Musicianship and a Level 8 honours in Percussion after training with the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) in Dublin. She has has the honor of working with Broadway choreographers and directors, and has performed in many productions such as Grease, Fame, Annie, We Will Rock you...

Ailbhe Casey