The 2nd Year students of the Gaiety School of Acting’s Two Year Full Time Professional Actor Training programme present a live performance of Roger Gregg’s Award winning ‘The Howl of the Mac Cú Tíre’ at the Black Box Studio in the Gaiety School of Acting on Friday 2nd March 2012 at 6pm. Admission is €10/€8 students.
Winner of the 2003 AMERICAN OGLE RADIO AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY ‘The Howl of the Mac Cú Tíre’ is a horror/comedy. It features a live music sound score as well as live sound effects created by the cast. It will be recorded in front of a studio audience. It is an adventure in which a pair of Private Investigators working a missing person case travels to the far west of Ireland and stumble upon a Coven of New Age Witches and their pack of singing Werewolves.
Roger Gregg is a playwright, musician and actor living in Ireland since 1980. He has been described by BBC Radio 4 as ‘one of a handful of truly great audio dramatists’. Over the past 22 years, he has written plays and music for various Irish theatre companies and has been commissioned by RTÉ to write several radio comedy series for Crazy Dog Audio Theatre.
The performing students are in their second year of Full Time Professional Actor training at The Gaiety School of Acting. This course is tailored to those who are serious about pursuing acting as a career option. The intensive programme prepares participants for the extraordinarily challenging and rewarding journey to becoming a professional actor. Other graduates from this course include Eva Birthistle, Aidan Turner, Paul Reid, Charlie Murphy, Rory Nolan and Aisling O‘Sullivan amongst them.
Roger Gregg insists it will be an entertaining evening. ‘We are encouraging people to come along and enjoy themselves. It will be a fun night out with witches dressed in bikini’s and a chorus of singing werewolves! ’
Serious about Acting? The Gaiety School of Acting has over 25 years experience in the training of actors. Why not audition for our Two-Year Full Time Intensive Training programme and follow the footsteps of our many successful alumni. Auditions are taking place on Friday 16 March, Friday 13 April, Friday 11 May, Friday 15 June and Friday 13 July. Applications will be accepted until 30 June 2012. Call us on 01 6799277 or check out our website http://www.gaietyschool.com/courses/full_time/ for more information