Adult Acting Towards Performance


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Price: €450.00 for UCC Staff, Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s. €480.00 for all other applicants.

Starts: Monday 18th September, from 19:00 – 21:00 in the Theatre Lab*

Classes will run on the following dates: 18th September, 25th September, 02nd October, 09th October, 16th October, 23rd October 2023, 06th November, 13th November, 20th November, 27th November, 04th December; Final performances will take place in the week commencing the 11th December 2023.

Developing further on the Intro to Acting and Adult Acting Advanced courses, the Adult Acting towards Performance course explores with the group of participants the next steps in bringing dramatic text to life on stage. Through fun and practical experience, the group will find the right texts and formats that will lead towards a public performance.

This class is suitable for those with some experience, ideally in the Intro and Advanced UCC Theatre Adult Acting classes.

IMPORTANT: By making the payment for this class, you are consenting to the collection of images, video materials, and sound files of your work in class and the subsequent use of these in communication, social media, and marketing for the Department of Theatre, UCC. If you do not consent, please do not proceed with payment

Jack Healy has worked in theatre for over thirty years mainly as an actor and playwright. He has written scripts for the Everyman Palace, and RTE Radio. Most recently, under commission from Cork County Council, he wrote a stage adaptation of the novel, Glenanaar by Cannon Sheehan to celebrate the centenary of his death. Recently he played the part of Michael in the highly acclaimed production of Dancing at Lughnasa at the Everyman Palace, Cork.
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Subject to a minimum no. for course to run.

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*Subject to minimum number of participants


Please note the Department of Theatre will receive your contact details so as to email you with any necessary information regarding the course.