Young Peoples’s Theatre Past Pupils

November 30th, 2010


Congratulations to our past pupils for their nominations in The Irish Times Theatre Awards.

Best Designer Sound:  Ellen Cranitch- Phaedra for Rough Magic Theatre Company

Best Designer Sound:  Denis Clohessy- Sodome My Love for Rough Magic Theatre Company

Best New Play - What’s left of the Flag- with Sean Flanagan.

Congratulations to Sarah Bolger  who has joined the cast of the upcoming Fox series “Locke & Key,”

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Garry Mountaine: - The Dame in this years Gaiety Panto.

Eva Bartley: - Senior Tutor,  voice over  Sky TV commercial.

Kate Brennan: -  “Doll House” directed by Kirsten Sheridan

Sarah Bolger: - The Moth Diaries- shot in Montreal, directed by Ed Pressman and Mary Harron.

Emily Kelly:  98fm newsreader.

Sean Flanagan: - Class tutor -  National Lottery commercial

Cal Kenealy:  - Mark- Fair City

Kerrie O’Sullivan: Class tutor, -  Dearbhla Dillon in Fair City.

Peter Coonan: -  Galtee commercial and film “Shoe” written by Nick Kelly.

David Sherry:  - reporting for the Ryan Tubridy show.



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2010 - 2011 Professional work.

September 6th, 2010

 Ben Harding - Michael -Film Superhero

Ciaran Gallagher - Griffen- Camelot

Ryan Ormonde- Meteor Christmas TV commercial

Aisling Murray- Bank of Ireland TV commercial

Emily Whelan- Little Steps Radio Commercial

Daniel Nordon- Little Steps Radio and Tv Commercial

Alan McMahon - Adam- Fair City.

Kevin Joyce - Zac Dillon in Fair City.

Caoimhe O’Malley Doyle  “Camelot” produced by Michael Hirst and Morgan O’Sullivan.

Danielle O’Brien, “This must be the place” with Sean Penn and directed by Paulo Sorrentino.

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August 11th, 2010

Bolger, Cole and Gadon Shoot ‘The Moth Diaries’

Production is currently underway on the set of the Irish/Canadian co-production, ‘The Moth Diaries’. The feature film commenced principal photography in Montreal on August 31st and stars IFTA winner Sarah Bolger (The Tudors), Lily Cole (Rage), Sarah Gadon (A Dangerous Method) and Scott Speedman (Underworld).

The gothic horror feature are centres around the real experience of a young girl, played by Sarah Bolger, who is faced with her emerging sexuality and caught in a web of obsessive friendship, jealousy and betrayal.

‘The Moth Diaries’, written and directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho) is based on Rachel Klein’s cult novel of the same name. The film’s production will continue until Friday, October 8th. The supernatural tale is based in Brangwyn, an elite girls boarding school. Rebecca, played by Sarah Bolger, is a student haunted by her father’s suicide, begins her junior year hoping for a fresh start. From the outset her friendship with sunny, innocent Lucy, played by Sarah Gadon, is shattered by the arrival of Lily Cole’s Eranessa, a mysterious, dark and beautiful girl from Europe. As her friendship with Lucy slips away, Rebecca develops a crush on her handsome English professor, Mr. Davies , played by Scott Speedman, who is teaching a course on supernatural fiction.

The film’s producers are Sandra Cunningham (Being Julia) of Strada Films, Karine Martin of Mediamax (a division of Mediabiz International) and David Collins (Cairo Time) of Irish production company Samson Films. Executive producers are Edward R. Pressman (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps) of Edward R. Pressman Film, Jean-François Doray and Louis-Simon Ménard.

’The Moth Diaries’ is produced with the financial participation of Telefilm Canada, the Irish Film Board, Mediabiz International, Future Films Ltd., the Harold Greenberg Fund and Windmill Lane, Dublin. The film is distributed by Alliance Films in Canada and Lionsgate in the UK. Wild Bunch is responsible for international sales. The release for the film is set for 2011.

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