Claudia O'Sullivan,

Claudia is a talented and experienced actress, drama teacher and choreographer from Athlone and has been involved both on and off the stage teaching children since 2006.
Claudia graduated with an M.A. in Drama and Theatre Studies from NUI Galway in 2012 and was heavily involved in their Drama Society and Musical society. Claudia has devised/directed three dance plays: Rewind (Galway Fringe Festival 2012), Never Trust a Smile (NUIG Dramsoc 2013) and One Last Drop (Galway Fringe Festival 2013). Never Trust a Smile won the Judges Discretionary Award at the Irish Student Drama Association Awards in 2013 and the show was also nominated for Best Production and Claudia received a nomination for Best Director.

Claudia teaches drama and dance with schools in Athlone and is the choreographer for the annual Dean Crowe Pantomime and the annual TY musical with Salerno Secondary School in Galway.

Claudia has worked with the celebrated Blue Teapot Theatre Company which works with adults with intellectual disabilities and stage managed their 2012 production of SANCTUARY. Recently Claudia went to Leicester with 14 students from StageSchool Ireland to take part in the Junior Theatre Celebration hosted by MTI Europe. They performed a ten-minute piece from Fame Jnr which Claudia directed/choreographed and one of her students won Most Outstanding Male in their group!

John Lucey