Liz Brennan Director:
Liz has a BA in English from UCD and a Speech and Drama Licentiate from Trinity College, London. She worked for several years teaching drama in DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and was a Senior Examiner with the Irish Board of Speech and Drama. She has adjudicated at various Festivals throughout the country and has examined in numerous examination centres.
As a trained singer Liz has played many leading musical roles. For her endeavours she won Best Female Singer at the Waterford Festival of Light Opera and Best Leading Actress at the Bangor Festival of Light Opera. She has also directed many musicals for musical societies and schools.
Amy is a well-versed actress who has played the role from the works of Arthur Miller to Simon Stevens. Recently she was nominated for Best Female Actor for her betrayal of Inner Ruby in A Blast that was performed in Short+Sweet Festival in Dublin 2019. Her next project will be bringing the beautiful play Lovely Head by Neil La Bute to Smock Alley November 1st, playing the role of Amber.
She began working on this project after her final year in Momentum Acting Studios studying the Advanced Meisner Technique in 2017 which gave her tools to be able to work more on her craft. Before this, her main training was in comedy improvisation which she learned from her mentor growing up, Mary Murray, in Visions drama school. Here she also learned how important it is to make your own work so Amy went and got a BA in Film and Media Studies in DBS. She got to produce two of her own scripts into shorts. Amy wanted to learn more on her skill set with acting so began studying in Bow Street.
During the last year, Amy had the chance to be part of the feature film, “Let the Wrong One In” by Conor McMahon as the part Amy, which will be in cinemas in October. Along with creating work, she also went back to study Drama Education with Griffith College and will graduate with a HDip. in November. Using this skill set to further her Drama Teaching career.
Eleanor O’Malley is an Irish female actor, singer, and writer based in Dublin.
She received a first class in her BA Drama & Psychology degree from the University of Galway. While at university, she spent a lot of time acting in their drama and musical societies, winning an ISDA award for Best supporting Actress at a national level as Alta in the ‘The Language Archive‘, and ran a multitude of Dramsoc workshops for actors such as Improv and Audition Prep.
She trained abroad in University of California, Berkeley for Advanced Acting in Shakespeare, Advanced Playwriting, and Advanced Directing.
Eleanor is a classically trained Soprano and while in college, she had the chance to develop her musical theatre singing style.
Eleanor worked abroad in Arts Management for an off Broadway theatre in 2019 with Target Margin Theatre in Brooklyn, NY and while there she studied the Meisner Acting Technique with The Acting Studio in Manhattan.
She moved from the theatre world into the film industry and completed her actor training in Bow Street Film Academy in Dublin in 2022 and most recently, she acted in a new comedy short film ‘What Could Go Wrong‘ directed by Caroline Quinn.
Eleanor has worked for Platform Stage School in the past and is looking forward to returning to full-time this year.