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Trading FacesT.M. Speech & Drama Centre was first established in 1992to encourage fluent -  expressive speech  and to develop imagination and self-confidence

Working in conjunction with  'The Irish Board of Speech & Drama', the programme is designed to prepare students for Grade - Acting -  Public  Speaking Exams  (to Diploma level)

Venues  Days
Anno Santa Hotel Monday Evening


All speech & Drama courses run from September to February.


 Class times    
 Tiny Tots (4 - 7 yrs) 4 - 5 p.m.        
 Juniors   (8 - 12 yrs) 5 - 6 p.m.       
 Seniors ( Teens) 6 - 7 p.m.        

 All class groups are small in number to ensure individual attention.

Junior courses available:

Happy ChildrenKinderdergarten Class

Introduce very young children to Speech & Drama using fun games -  rhythm exercises -  mime - movement - story telling. Children can then opt to take Grade or Acting child friendly exams.

Pre-Junior & Junior Drama Class

Enjoyable course encouraging personality development and          self-confidence.
Class will introduce literature in a fun way - through contemporary and classic script - improvisation - mime -  and characterisation through the script. Students are prepared for child friendly Acting exam.

Pre-Junior & Junior Speech Class

This course develops relaxation methods -  breathing -  tone  - poetry speaking - reading aloud.
Students explore literature (Poetry & Prose) and Theory.
Speech & Communication games are popular with this age group. Students are prepared for appropriate child friendly Grade exam.

Teen courses available: Togetherness

Teenage Speech Class

Encouraging fluent speech -  correct method of breathing -  emphasis on articulation and pronunciation through poetry - prose -  drama  -  theory. Students prepared for Grade exam.

Teenage Drama Class

Designed to build on confidence  -  self-esteem  - introducing students to characterisation    - costume design -  improvisation - classical and modern drama pieces. Students are prepared for Acting exam.

Teen Voice Class

Focusing on fluid speech- Communication skills -  prepared and unprepared - to both formal and informal settings.
The course concentrates upon relaxation - breathing -  resonance - modulation of the voice.
Students are prepared for appropriate Public Speaking exam.