GET TO KNOW US

Taken at the 2019 AGM, full of energy and ready keep the fire going as the best dang society in DCU…

Gráinne Henry

Chairperson

Grainne is a final year Communication Studies student. This is her second year on the committee, having been Treasurer last year.

In her first year of college, Grainne worked as the Stage Manager for the musical “Chicago”. In second year, she produced the semester one play “Moment” and then stage-managed the play “The Graduate” in semester two.

Grainne is excited to lead this incredible society this year.

Clara Mooney 

Vice-Chairperson

Clara is a final year Communication Studies student. This is her second year on the committee, having been Production Manager last year.

In her first year of college, Clara played Brianna in the contemporary play “Good Kids”. She then went on to produce the musical “Chicago”. Last year, Clara produced the gig theatre piece “Love Always, Charlie”, before being cast in the musical “Rent” in semester two.

Stepping into the role of Vice-Chairperson, Clara is very excited to help Grainne in chairing the society, and to see what this year will bring!

Kate Brady

Secretary

Kate is a final year Business Studies student. This is her third year on the committee, having been First Year Rep in 2017/18 and Treasurer in 2018/19.

In first year, Kate played the small but mighty character of Georgia in the 2017 panto “Dreamin’ of a Shite Christmas”. She then played Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet”.

In second year, Kate directed “Good Kids”, before taking to the stage in “Almost, Maine”. Last year, she took part in “Love Always, Charlie”, and played Elaine in the “The Graduate”.

Kate is passionate about theatre, and her involvement in DCU Drama has given her so much experience and opportunities to do what she loves. She cannot wait to see what this year will bring!

Martha Clarke

Treasurer

Martha is a second year Global Business student. This is her first year on the committee. Martha’s role is to take care of the society’s finances.

Last year, Martha played Niamh in the semester one play “Moment”. She was then cast in “Aftermath” in semester two.

Martha adores being a part of the society. Theatre is one of her greatest loves, and she is so thankful to have such a wonderful space to be able to exercise this passion.

Josh Moffatt

Public Relations Officer

Josh is a second year Multimedia student. This is his first year on the committee. Josh’s role is to advertise the society’s various activities. 

Last year, Josh was involved in the gig theatre piece “Love Always, Charlie”. He then went on to produce the musical “Rent” (alongside Síofra O’Dwyer) in semester two.

As PRO, Josh is so excited to see what this year will bring and hopes everyone else is too!

Órla Morris Toolen

Sponsorship Officer

Órla is a final year Communication Studies student. This is her first year on the committee, and she can’t wait to take on the role of Sponsorship Officer!

In her first year of college, Órla starred as Chloe in “Good Kids”. She then went on to take part in the musical “Chicago”. Last year, Órla played Ciara in the semester one play “Moment”, before choreographing the musical “Rent” in semester two.

DCU Drama has been the highlight of Órla’s college experience. She has made life-long friends and memories and couldn’t imagine college life without it.

Síofra O’Dwyer

Production Manager

Síofra is a second year Accounting and Finance student. This is her second year on the committee, having been First Year Rep last year.

In her first year of college, Síofra was a part of the chorus in “The Dancing Dead”. She then went on to produce the musical “Rent” (alongside Josh Moffatt) in semester two.

As Production Manager, Síofra can’t wait to bring more incredible shows to the DCU Drama stage.

Thomas Carrigan

Technical Manager

Thomas is a third year Mechatronic Engineering student. This is his first year on the committee.

Last year, he played The Father in the gig theatre piece “Love Always, Charlie”. As a member of the technical team, Thomas helped to build the set of “Moment”, as well as to operate the lighting during “The Dancing Dead”.

 

 

David Cotter

Events Manager

David is a second year Journalism student. This is his first year on the committee.

David first took to the DCU Drama stage in 2019’s “Love Always, Charlie”, playing the titular role of Charlie. He then doubled up by both producing and stage managing the member production “Aftermath”.

David has been involved in theatre for most of his life, whether it was after school, during the summer, or at UCC (before he dropped out!). Stepping into the role of Events Manager during a global pandemic, he’s got his work cut out for him, but he hopes to deliver some fun events that everyone can enjoy. 

Katie Murphy

Deputy Events Manager

Katie is a second year Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation student. This is her first year on the committee.

Katie began her journey with DCU Drama in the 2019 panto “The Dancing Dead”, playing Liz Twomey. She then went on to play Maureen in the musical ‘Rent’.

Katie is so excited to see what this year will bring and can’t wait to organise some wonderful events!

 

Niamh Corry

Front of House Manager

Niamh is a third year Primary Teaching student. This is her first year on the committee.

Niamh had little theatre experience prior to joining the society, besides playing the role of The Virgin Mary in primary school. In her first year of college, she took part in the 2018 panto “Fresher: The Musical”. She then went on to join the Front of House team, after helping during the musical “Chicago”.

Last year, Niamh played The Athlete in “The Dancing Dead”, as well as Kate Kelleher in “Aftermath”.

Niamh is so excited to see her Drama family again and to work with a lot of new people!

Conor O’Neill

Brand Design Officer

Conor is a final year Communication Studies student. This is his first year on the committee.

In his first year of college, Conor took part in “Fresher: The Musical”. He was then cast in “Almost, Maine”. Last year, Conor played Fin in the contemporary play “Moment”. He then went on to both produce and stage-manage the MT Inters piece “Fosse/Verdon”.

Conor is so excited for the year ahead and can’t wait to get started!

Liam Turner

Liaison Officer

Liam is a final year Arts student, studying English and History. This is his first year on the committee.

Liam began his DCU journey by writing last year’s panto “The Dancing Dead”. He’s been involved in theatre at home in Wexford and hopes to dive into the society more this year.

Liam’s role is to act as the primary point of contact between DCU Drama and various other societies in DCU and beyond.

TBC

First Year Rep