John Lucey FRSA

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John trained at Arts Ed London, (The Arts Educational Schools) and has worked extensively as an actor, educator and respected children’s theatre producer. His first West End engagement was in 1997 at The Royal Court Theatre London – many other London appearances include:The Master Forger, Sleeping Around, Macbeth, Bottom Dog, Black Soap, Martine, The Journalists, Quartermaines Terms, Coffee, Cigarettes and Paranoia, Arms and The Man and The Tempest.

His television and film appearances include The Bill, Madrid, Diameter of a Bomb, The God Club, Mule, Fair City, Uncle Max, When Love Goes Wrong, The Paul Ramsden Story and Tonight with Trevor McDonald and credits with leading industry figures from Frances De La Tour, Guy Retallack, Michael Ferguson and Arnold Wesker.

John has designed numerous intensive youth theatre and film courses in “Theatre In Education” and corporate role playing before moving to Galway in 2006 where he currently lives. He is co-founder of StageSchool Ireland and in recent years, the award winning Teenage Stage International Summer Schools. John is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and a passionate advocate of theatre skills to complement academic study, creative thinking, confidence and enrich experience in all young people.

Stephen Fitzpatrick