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Now Accepting applications for September 2019.

Posted on 29/07/2019 · Posted in News

If you believe in the importance of drama in stimulating and engaging the imagination of young and not so young, this is the course for you. For many years now Russell Academy has had an outstanding record in training drama teachers. We are passionate about the role that drama can play in the lives of children and adults. Our graduates are teaching throughout Ireland and abroad.

Our course is particularly suited to primary school teachers who may wish to use drama as an education tool for many subjects in the curriculum.

So why not join us for an engaging, educational and enjoyable year studying for either an Associate or Licentiate Diploma in Speech and Drama teaching?

Students will explore:

  • Practical techniques for stimulating creativity in children and adults -
  • All aspect of theory of speech -
  • Teaching methods including class planning, motivation and encouragement, choice of material -
  • Theatre history and principal dramatists, poetry and poets, and plays suitable for all age groups -
  • Performance theory and techniques.

Our graduates are teaching throughout Ireland both privately and in schools and colleges.

Auditions will be held from August 2019 for the year beginning September 2019 preparing for the June 2020 examinations: closing date 13th September, 2019.

The course is part-time, with regular evening classes and some weekend sessions.

Check out our testimonials page and see what former students have to say about this course!

To apply: fill out the application form on the website, if called for audition you will be asked to perform (from memory)  two contrasting drama pieces, suitable for your age and character type. If you prefer, you can choose one poem and a suitable drama extract. In addition there is a written assignment details of which will be forwarded to you on application.

If you have any questions, email Ann ann@russellacademy.ie