Adult Courses


(London College of Music and Drama at University Of West London and Trinity Guildhall School of Music and Drama.)

The Associate Diploma is completed in one year. The course includes voice class, drama class, mime class, and practical class where selections required for examination will be prepared. Team teaching with a wide range of students and a tutor is a required section of the course.

Diploma Courses are especially suited to
* Students who have completed Grades 7 or 8 and wish to receive a qualification after years of study of Speech and Drama.
* Teachers who require a Diploma with which they can teach Speech and Drama to children or adults in addition to their other subjects.
* Those who have worked in theatre (either amateur or professional) for many years, and now require a qualification to teach Speech and Drama and/or Acting.

Further information may be Viewed from the Universities’ websites: – and


(Trinity Guildhall School of Music and Drama.)

The requirements for Associate and Licentiate Diplomas in Acting are set by the board of Trinity Guildhall and may be downloaded from their website The course includes voice class, drama class and mime class,

The Diplomas awarded to successful candidates are A.T.C.L. and L.T.C.L.

Because of the detailed nature of these courses, we recommend that potential candidates access the relevant information from the College websites.

The Tutor for Voice is Betty Ann Norton

The Tutor for Mime is William Kennedy “Wilk”

The Tutor for Acting is Lisa Walsh


Mime is a module of Diploma Courses and Adult Acting Course

The course includes History and Origin of Mime, Mind & Body Integration, Body Think, Principles of Co-Ordination & Balance, techniques to aid Observation, Speed & Control of Reaction

The course also covers Creative Imagination & the use of Fantasy, Art Of The Clown, Deaf Language, Techniques of Breathing, Robotics, Fixed Point, Counterweight & Rhythm, Stage Falls, Stylised Falls, Slow Motion, Moon Walking & Walks on the spot.

Registration Now for January 2018 Classes

Our new term classes start on Saturday, 6th of January  2018.  

Get a 10% off all our new term classes if you register & book by the 16th of December 2017. To avail of this discount, contact the office at 01 -280 5921 or click here to forward us your details & have us call you back. 

Final registration day will take place on Friday, 5th January 2018 in the Cuisle Arts & Cultural Centre, St. Louis High School, Rathmines, Dublin 6 from 10am - 4pm 

You may Download and complete the application form and send it with your €100 deposit to reserve a place in a class. Please note that fees must be paid IN FULL on registration dates (or in two parts on courses payable by the year).

Class Fees are non Transferable/Refundable. Class Timetables are occasionally subject to change. If so, all booking fees will be refunded. It may be necessary to change class timetables to accommodate productions or other important events.

You can download a Registration form HERE



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