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


At the Globe for King Lear

Posted on 20/08/2017 · Posted in News

Congratulations Ruth Coughlan LRIAM (Hons) on your brilliant results

Posted on 13/07/2017 · Posted in News

Well done Ruth! Your results were outstanding. The hard work paid off!


Fabulous Mime/Improvisation workshop pics!

Posted on 20/03/2017 · Posted in News



Raymond Keane, Masterclass, The Mask of Four Temperaments

Posted on 27/02/2017 · Posted in News

Out students enjoyed a wonderful workshop with Raymond Keane in February. Thanks Raymond for sharing your knowledge and passion with us.