Meet the Team
Dance and Drama Tutor
Rob received his professional training with Bull Alley Theatre Training Company in their four year course in Performing Arts, graduating with an A.T.C.L from Trinity Guildhall, London.
Rob has been working as a professional actor now for over 10 years, he has performed in an array of plays and musical theatre productions highlights of which include playing ‘Aiden’ in the world premiere of the one man show ‘69 Shades Of Gay’ , ‘Wicked Witch’ in the Wizard Of Oz at the Helix and the character ‘Buffy’ ( the Dame of the annual Cheerios Panto at the Tivoli Theatre) where he is about to embark on his seventh year. During the Christmas season Rob appears regularly on some of Ireland’s top TV & Radio shows as Buffy. In 2016 the Irish Times said Rob was ‘queen of the panto dames’.
Rob also works extensively around Ireland as a theatre director/choreographer and makes several appearances throughout the year as master of
ceremonies for many events.
Rob is the creative director and writer of the on board children’s entertainment during the summer season each year on Irish Ferries ‘Oscar Wilde’. Rob is director of ‘Spotlight Theatre Group’ in Dublin a performing arts and musical theatre group for young people. Rob has directed several plays, variety shows, pantomimes and musical theatre shows throughout the country and some of his variety show productions have won overall best show awards in highly acclaimed competitions. In 2018 he won ‘Best School
Director’ at the All Ireland Dance Awards.
He recently directed, produced and wrote ‘Jack & The Beanstalk’ for the civic theatre in Tallaght which received rave reviews and sold out over forty performances. He has already began working on their 2019 panto ‘Snow White’. He also directs their annual summer season musical theatre course and is lucky to be named as one of the theatres associate artists.
Rob founded Dramatic Action in 2007 and never dreamed it would grow so big and become such a wonderful family. He is so excited for the future plans for the school and it really is his pride and joy.
Sarah studied dance at Sallynoggin college of further education. She later went on to complete a diploma in musical theatre performance from the London college of music while attending westside stage school.
During this time she was invited to attend a weeks training on scholarship at the North London dance studio. She also studied singing through the ABRSM under the guidance of Karen Mcdonald.
She has perfomred in theatres such as the Gaiety,the Olympia, the Helix and the Cork Opera House. She performed in the Irish premiere of "Whiskey in the Jar".
In 2013 she completed a successful season as lead vocalist in "Wilde Nights" on the Oscar wilde with the Irish ferries.
She was delighted to be a part of the cast of "The Promise " the musical which premiered in September 2013 in the Helix. Sarah was a part of Palmerstown house hotels christmas caberet where she performed as a singer/dancer.
In 2015 Sarah performed as leading vocalist for one of the worlds most prestigous cruiselines on the "Seabourne Quest" , completing a world cruise visiting over 20 countries .
Her film credits include featured dancer in "Mrs Browns Boys D'Movie.
Since 2005 Sarah has been teaching performing arts extensively across Dublin . She has also choreographed many pantomimes and musicals for various schools and socities.
She is vocal coach and assistant choreographer for Spotlight theatre group who just recently won the All Ireland variety showdown in October 2018.
Our Teaching Assistants
At Dramatic Action we are delighted to have some of our past / current students who are over the age of 18 years act also as teaching assistants. There is always a teaching assistant present to ensure our qualified teachers always have the help they need to carry out a fun and engaging class. We are over the moon when students take on the performing arts full time as a carrer choice mainly because they attended Dramatic Action as a child.