About Us

Stage 51 is both a Drama School and Casting Agency catering for children and young adults from 4 – 19 years. The Drama School focuses on developing youth’s confidence, creativity and communication skills. The classes include structured work, such as preparing for the Leinster School of Music and Drama’s examinations, and creative, free-flow work, such as in-class improvisation and role play.

Enrolment in the Casting Agency is free for all those in the Drama School and has been extremely successful, with students featuring in numerous advertisements, films and TV work.

Kathryn is the founder and director of Stage 51 Drama School and Casting Agency. She trained with The Brendan Smith Academy and holds licentiate teaching and acting diplomas from the Leinster School of Music and Drama and the Guild Hall School of Music and Drama. She is an examiner with the Leinster School and has adjudicated numerous feiseanna throughout Ireland. As part of her drama school, she runs a casting agency and has worked as an acting coach on several films including ‘Gangs of New York’ with Martin Scorcese.

Kathryn enjoys sharing her knowledge of over 30 years’ experience teaching students from ages 4 to 22 years by giving workshops and masterclasses to drama students and teachers alike. Stage 51 Drama School and Casting Agency operates in Terenure, Rathgar, Firhouse and Knocklyon and can be contacted on stage51@ymail.com www.facebook.com/Stage51DramaSchool or on 087 2856 237