The company

THE COMPANY is an exciting new performance-based drama collective being offered to empower Helen O’Grady Academy Youth Theatre students to reach their full artistic potential and experience performance at a professional level.

THE COMPANY fuels the creative spirit of youth and young adults by developing and advancing artistic skills that will be nurtured and cultivated by experienced professionals in their respective fields. We’re aiming high!

THE COMPANY will work towards showcasing the work covered during weekly workshops as well as theatre performances.

THE COMPANY will launch in January 2019 with a view to providing quality training skills and opportunities to those interested in taking their theatrical & performance skills to the next level.

THE COMPANY will be accepting a maximum of 16 students per group (12 – 14 years / 15 – 18 years) to form two separate theatre companies.

THE COMPANY is open to Helen O’Grady Academy Youth Theatre students and acceptance is by audition only.

THE COMPANY will be headed by David Hirst, Ba (Hons) Comm Ed. who has over 15 years professional experience in teaching and running theatre companies as well as being a stage and screen actor/director.

THE COMPANY workshops will include:

-  Industry Standard Performance skills
-  Stage Craft
-  Dance/Movement
-  Script Work
-  Devising and creating new material
-  Improvisation
-  Physical Theatre
-  Voice Technique
-  Singing... and much more

 

DAVID HIRST,

DAVID HIRST, BA (HONS) COMM ED.

AUDITIONS

Auditions will be held at Helen O’Grady HQ in Attard on Sat January 19, from 14.30 to 17.00. 
Auditions include a 3-6 minute (minimum.) solo performance (Dance, Acting, or Singing or a combination). Audition day will include a structured workshop process which
will be used to evaluate candidates.

FEES

€80 per 10 sessions for existing Youth Theatre students of the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy.