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Posted on 26/01/2021 · Posted in News

Now more than ever we need the arts. Drama is a vital tool in developing the imagination of young people and in helping them to understand the world we live.. read more


Effective Public Speaking Course March 2021

Posted on 26/01/2021 · Posted in News

An opportunity to work on your communication skills and overcome fear of speaking in public. Our next course – in association with Griffith College – will be a two Saturday.. read more

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Presenting Remotely? Learn the skills needed for effective on-line presentations.

Posted on 22/01/2021 · Posted in News

Presenting remotely has its own set of challenges. Simple tips will help you get your message across and connect effectively. We can help you adapt your style to suit on-line.. read more


Congratulations Licentiate Students

Posted on 14/07/2019 · Posted in News

The Speech and Drama Licentiate Diploma results are in!  Congratulations to our wonderful students this year who surpassed themselves and delivered – achieving superb results.  Another group of talented and.. read more


The Tide by Tara Maria Lovett – tour postponed.

Posted on 23/02/2019 · Posted in News

Due to Covid-19 our tour has had to be postponed. We will keep our Whirligig website updated with further news as it happens.  

Celebrating in Style!

Celebrating Success

Posted on 08/09/2018 · Posted in News

Some good food, engaging chat and a ‘small’ glass of wine marked the end of a tremendously successfully year for Russell Academy students.  Congratulations and best wishes for the future. .. read more


Tom Murphy RIP

Posted on 16/05/2018 · Posted in News

I am devastated to hear of the death of Tom Murphy. His visceral and poetic plays will last forever. Somehow his plays resonated with me in a unique way. A.. read more

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Testimonial Video from Honours Licentiate Graduate Lesley Ann

Posted on 13/09/2017 · Posted in News

Watch Lesley Ann’s insightful and encouraging video on studying for her Licentiate Diploma in Speech and Drama Lesley_Ann_Testimonial_Video


Testimonial Video from Honours Associate Graduate Ruth Purcell

Posted on 12/09/2017 · Posted in News

Still not sure an Associate Diploma in Speech and Drama is for you?  Why not check out this video by previous student Ruth from the class of 2015/2016 Ruth_Purcell_Video


Testimonial Video from Honours Licentiate Graduate Ruth Coughlan

Posted on 07/09/2017 · Posted in News

Thanks Ruth for the kind words and impressive video! Ruth_testimonial_video