One Second a Day for a Year at GSA

A simple idea: film one second everyday behind-the-scenes at Gaiety School of Acting and see what story emerges at the end of 2016!

It was a year full of expression, learning and of course, performance. We welcomed Aidan Turner, Liam Neeson, Aiden Gillen and celebrated GSA’s 30th Anniversary. Thank you to all our our students – Read More

GSA is all over Scene+Heard Festival!

Smock Allies : Scene + Heard is a festival of new work across live performance genres : MUSIC – DANCE – THEATRE – COMEDY + SPOKEN WORD

The festival provides a chance for artists to test an excerpt of previously unseen work or new ideas / formats in front of a live audience in order to Read More

GSA Alumni Nominated for Irish Theatre Awards 2017!

Gaiety School of Acting is proud to congratulate four alumni members on their nomination for this year’s ‘Irish Times’ Irish Theatre Awards! The nominations are:

Aisling O’Sullivan (Class of 1991) is nominated for Best Actress for her role as Maureen Folan in the Druid production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane, by Martin McDonagh
Rory Nolan (Class Read More

Alumni Interview with Conor Quinlan

Conor Quinlan graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2015, with a bit of a twist. Unlike the rest of his classmates, Conor was not able to collect his certificate on graduation day, as he was on set in Johannesburg filming with Jamie Dornan in The Siege of Jadotville! With the story based on Read More

Tiger Dublin Fringe Alumni Interview: Animalia

Animalia is showing at the Tiger Dublin Fringe from September 12th at Smock Alley Theatre – a play written by graduate Ian Toner, directed by graduate Sarah Finlay and starring graduates
Louise O’Meara and Ashleigh Dorrell, its quite the GSA affair! Ian took some time to talk to us about what Animalia is about, kids today Read More

Tiger Dublin Fringe Interview: Kate Gilmore in The Wickedness of Oz

Graduate of the class of 2013 Kate Gilmore kindly took time out of her busy rehearsal schedule for The Wickedness of Oz, to tell us all about what we should expect from this much anticipated Tiger Dublin Fringe offering. The Wickedness of Oz will be at Bewleys Cafe Theatre @ Powerscourt from Sep 12th to Sep 23rd.

Congratulations on Read More

Tiger Dublin Fringe Interview: Half Light, starring Juliette Crosbie

Juliette Crosbie graduated from the Gaiety School’s Full-time Programme in June 2016 and is already making waves in the theatre scene with her role in Half Light coming to the Tiger Dublin Fringe from September

Tell us briefly what Half Light is about and a little about your character?

Half light is a musical journey that takes Read More

Alumni Interview with Tara Egan Langley

Tara Egan Langley graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2003. To celebrate our 30th birthday, we’ve been catching up with our graduates to find out all about their GSA experiences. Tara has recently appeared in The Constant Wife at The Gate Theatre, where we caught up with her in the green room.

Phelim Drew Alumni Interview

Phelim Drew graduated from the Gaiety School in 1988 and has a long list of film roles under his belt, in addition to a myriad of plays. Phelim recently took some time to meet with us to chat about his time at the GSA. Phelim is currently appearing in Once in the Olympia Theatre.

Alumni Interview with Gerard Byrne

Actor Gerard Byrne is one of the first graduates of the Gaiety School of Acting and has been very successful ever since he left the hallowed halls! Appearing in Fair City for many years and currently starring in Pygmalion at Smock Alley Theatre, Gerard tells all about being one of the first students of GSA.