Stage Door Live, Episode 18 – 12 August 2020 #TrainingIrishActors

Educators, directors and actors are brought together for a conversation on the growing need and opportunities for actor training in Ireland. Featuring: Amy Rowan, Dr. Bernadette Cronin, Jane Moriarty, Karen McCartney, Grace Collender, Ella Lily Hyland, Dr. Charlotte McIver, Terese Rooney and Frank Blake.

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Episode 18 of Stage Door Live is all about Training Irish Actors.

First, we talk to casting director Amy Rowan and Dr Bernadette Cronin from the Department of Drama & Theatre Studies at UCC. Then Director Jane Moriarty joins us to discuss directing and teaching at drama schools and universities. Finally, we speak with actors Karen McCartney, Grace Collender, and Ella Lily Hyland who will speak of their training experiences and careers to date. Also, Dr. Charlotte McIver, and Terese Rooney and the students from the Phoenix Academy of Performing Arts. Frank Blake delivers The Final Poetic Thought.

Show Resources:

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