- Dublin, Ireland; Bray, Ireland
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland is a Not for Profit organisation founded in 1986 by the internationally renowned theatre director Joe Dowling. The School is now widely regarded as the country’s premier training facility for actors.
Our policy is to train actors for theatre, film and television. The School has a broad offering; ranging from its two-year full time intensive actor training, adult One Year Part Time training, adult 10 week courses,and weekend masterclasses. The School also hosts a range of courses for international students delivered both in conjunction with US partner organisations and available for solo applicants.
The School has been providing professional actor training for over 30 years and include Colin Farrell, Olivia Wilde, Colin O’Donoghue, Aidan Turner (Best Male Newcomer, Jameson Empire Awards 2014), Eva Birthistle (Best Actress Lead Television Award, IFTA 2014) Charlie Murphy (Best Actress, The Irish Times Awards 2013) and Sarah Greene (Tony Award Nominee 2014) as alumni of distinction.
Writers the School is proud to have commissioned include Marina Carr, Gavin Kostick, Alex Johnston, Ken Bourke, Sean McLaughlin, Mary Elizabeth Burke Kennedy, Lisa Harding, Roger Gregg, Michele Reid, Lally Katz, Lisa Tierney Keogh, Lally Katz, Michelle Read and Gary Duggan.
The School is based in the centre of Dublin city’s cultural quarter, Temple Bar.
Nationally and Internationally, The Gaiety School of Acting is proud to be The National Theatre School of Ireland.
- Setting Description:
- The National Theatre School of Ireland – The Gaiety School of Acting offers international students a variety of study abroad programs encompassing practical acting classes that examine the works of some of our greatest Irish Writers, from Samuel Beckett to Martin McDonagh. Studying abroad is the opportunity of a lifetime and Dublin is an experience of a lifetime.
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