Following a hugely successful first year of our Youth Theatre Festival, including a panel from a few of our graduates, we are constanly proud of our Alumni and seeing the new projects they are involved in.

Hedda Gabler started it’s six week run at the Abbey Theatre on Friday, which stars Catherine Walker (class of 1996) as Hedda Gabler. Catherine can also be seen in the Sky1 medical drama ‘Critical’.

Theatre Upstairs currently hosts Gerard Adlum (class of 2012) who wrote and is currently starring in ‘The Man in Two Pieces’ until April 18th, directed by Sarah Finlay (class of 2004).

Fortune’s Fool Productions Presents the Irish Premier of ‘Gidion’s Knot’ starring GSA tutor Stephanie Courtney currently in The Back Loft until April 18th.

Noni Stapleton (class of 2002) has been nominated for a Writers Guild of Ireland ZeBBie award for Best Theatre Script for ‘Charolais’. Which will run at Bewley’s Cafe Theatre from April 20th and with the awards taking place May 20th.

Aidan Turner (class of 2004) has signed the dotted line and is set to return to complete a second series of the BBC One drama Poldark.

In some Hollywood news, ‘Taken’ Director Luc Besson’s new action thriller ‘The Lake’ stars Diarmaid Murtagh (class of 2007) alongside JK Simmons.

GSA Advanced Performance Grad Carl Finnegan co-wrote, directed and is starring in the new independent film ‘An Irish Father’ along with Gerard McSorley and Eleanor Methven.

Romeo & Juliet is at The Gate Theatre and features Ian Toner, (class of 2013) as Tybalt.

John B Keane’s ‘The Field’ is coming to The Gaiety Theatre from April 23rd. The cast include Ian Lloyd Anderson (class of 2007) along with Stephen O’Leary (class of 2014), who is also in the new Tayto tv advert.

Season 2 of WGN America’s ‘Salem’ premiered on Sunday April 5th. This season includes GSA Grad Stuart Townsend (class of 2003).

Clare Monnelly (class of 2011) can be seen in Sky1’s ‘Moone Boy’. Season 3 only finished last week with a feature from Paul Rudd.



Are you interested in following in our alumni’s footsteps? We are currently accepting applications for our Two Year Full Time Intensive Actor Training Programme, along with applications for our One Year Part Time Courses.