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Taken at our Drama AGM 2018, our 2017 committee pass on the torch to their successors..

 

Riain Condon

Chairperson

Riain is a final year Computer Applications student. This is his second year on the committee, having been the Tech Officer in the 17/18 year.

Over the years his involvement with DCU Drama has included being the Lighting Designer for North Side Story, Jerusalem, The Breakfast Club, Othello, Assistant Light Designer and Chief LX  for Pippin, the 2017 Musical. In the 2017/18 season Riain was the Stage Manager and Chief LX for Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas and The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as acting as the Stage Manager for Sweeney Todd, and finished the year as the Director of sold-out performance of Trainspotting.

 

Lizzie Breen

Vice-Chairperson

Lizzie is a final year Multimedia student. This is her second year on the committee, having been the Brand Design Officer in the 17/18 year.  In first year, Lizzie was a part of the cast of our musical Pippin, and went on to become a co-director of The Importance of Being Earnest last year, as well as finishing the year starring in the one night only production of Trainspotting.

 

James O’Neil

Secretary

James is a third year Computer Applications student. This is his second year on the committee, having been an Events Coordinator in the 17/18 year.

In first year James took part in Pippin where he played the role of Theo, as well as representing DCU with the show in MTinters 2017.  Last year James was in MTinters again, playing Elder McKinley in Book of Mormon and also co-directed The Importance of Being Earnest.

 

Kate Brady

Treasurer

Kate is a second year Business student. This is her second year on the committee, having been the First Year Rep in 2018.

In first year Kate played the titular character Juliet in the final production of the year, Romeo and Juliet, as well as Georgia in Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas in the 2017 Panto.  

 

Kevin Cleary

Productions Manager

Kevin is a third year Computer Applications student. This is his third year on the committee, having been an Events Coordinator in the 17/18 year, and First Year Rep in 16/17.

In his first year Kevin starred as Davy in “Jerusalem”, and then went on to play the titular lead role in the 2017 Musical “Pippin”, and was in the cast of the 2017 DCU entry to MTInters of “Pippin”. Last year Kevin Produced, Musically Directed and “pengwined” in our 2017 Panto “Dreaming of a Shite Christmas”, Musically Directed again the 2018 DCU entry to MTinters “The Book of Mormon”, as well as being in the cast of our 2018 Musical “Sweeney Todd”. 

 

Lauren O’Mahoney

Technical Manager

Lauren is a final year Multimedia student. This is her first year on the committee.

Last year Lauren worked on every single one of our flagship shows, working as lighting designer for The Importance of Being Earnest, lighting designer for Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas, Lighting technician for Trainspotting, Assistant Stage Manager for Sweeney Todd and Producer and Lighting Designer for Romeo & Juliet. 

 

Beau Carley

Front of House Manager

 

Beau is a third year Primary Teaching student. This is his first year on the committee.

In first year Beau was part of the cast of the Panto “North Side Story” in 2016, and played Nigel Hoffman in “Dreamin’ of A Shite Christmas” in 2017. Last year Beau was cast as Beadle in Sweeney Todd but had to leave the cast just weeks before the show due to rescheduling, but gave his time to help his replacement, and the rest of the cast in the run up to the show.

 

Nathan Mannion

Events Manager

Nathan is a second year M.I.N.T student. This is his first year on the committee.

Last year Nathan played one of the leads, Pirelli, in the 2018 Musical “Sweeney Todd”, as well as the leading male Detective Donnelly in “Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas”.  

 

Niamh Mary Martin 

Public Relations Officer

Niamh is a second year English and Media student. This is her second year on the committee, having also been P.R.O in 2018.

Last year Niamh was in the chorus on “Dreamin’ of A Shite Christmas”, as well as in the cast of the 2018 Musical, “Sweeney Todd”. Niamh also represented DCU in the 2018 MTinters as a part of the cast of The Book of Mormon.

 

Orflaith Gannon

Brand Design Officer

Orflaith is a third year Multimedia student. This is her first year on the committee.

Last year Orflaith was involved in the lighting for “The Importance Of Being Earnest”, and  was on the production team of “Trainspotting”. She was also in the cast of “Dreamin’ of A Shite Christmas”, and finished the year by Co-Directing “Romeo and Juliet”.  

 

Stephen Meagher

Sponsorship Officer

Stephen is a second year M.I.N.T student. This is his first year on the committee.

 

As a first year Stephen represented DCU as a part of the cast of “The Book of Mormon” in MTinters 2018, and was a part of the chorus of “Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas”. 

 

Kate Gurrenkate g

Liaison Officer

Kate is a second year Communications student. This is her second year on the committee having been Treasurer in 2018.

In first year, Kate was a part of the chorus of “Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas”, and went on later in the year to produce Trainspotting, as well also starring in the show as the lead female, Alison.

 

Eania McGarry

Workshops Co-Ordinator

Eania is a second year English and Media student. This is her first year on the committee.

Last year Eania starred as the Nurse in “Romeo and Juliet”, as well as being a part of the chorus of “Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas”, and DCU’s MTinters entry “The Book of Mormon”.

 

First Year Rep:

Want to be part of DCU Drama? We are electing our First Year Rep at our OGM on October 4th, so drop by if you’re interested! It’s a simple process, normally consisting of a short pitch about yourself, after everybody has spoken a few words we do a quick tally and announce the position. Absolutely no prior experience in Drama is needed to run, just a good attitude and some time to spare to help us out  and give your opinions this year.