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Meet The Team

With over 135 years of combined teaching experience .....

Sean

Gilligan

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

 

Sean began his stage and screen career at the tender age of 4 on RTE and went on to train at the Royal College of Music, Royal  School of Dance and Trinity College Dublin (B. Mus) and is now the proud Director and owner of Sean Gilligan Performing Arts - renowned for performances in every major venue in Dublin and beyond; Sparkle Costume Hire - Ireland's leading costume hire company and The Halleluia Gospel Choir.

 

He has also worked with  and performed alongside artists such as Westlife, Gary Barlow and Josh Groban in concert. Sean's multi award winning directing, choreography and design credits, are too many to mention but include musical theatre productions such as Jesus Christ Superstar, CATS, Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables, Grease, Legally Blonde and West Side Story. Sean has been directing his own pantos since 2012 starting with Cinderella, Snow White and Robin Hood in Clontarf castle, followed by Cinderella and Beauty & the beast in the Hilton Dublin Airport Hotel where Dublin panto was born and and has this year brought panto home to Grange Woodbine Club with Snow White and the seven dwarfs.

Sean also directs the panto.ie who made a move from the Tivoli theatre to the The National Stadium as well as choreographing the Snowman Christmas Special in Bord Gais Energy Theatre,

Amy

Walsh

DANCE

Amy fell in love with performing at the age of 3 when she began taking class with the Royale School of dance. She then went on to train with F.A.C.T school of performing arts (SGPA), The Gaiety school of Acting receiving distinction in all 6 exams taken (Dublin Academy of Drama and communication) , College of Dance and Performers College (UK) graduating in 2015. Performance credits; Xfactor, F.A cup final 2013&2014, A Night with Westlife 02 arena, Aladdin Brighton Theatre Royal, Mass Movement Dancer, National Concert Hall Dublin, Hot Chocolate, World Street Performing Championship and many others. Theatre choreography credits; Hairspray, Grease, Footloose, Aladdin, Oklahoma, Wizard of OZ, High School Musical, Mamma Mia, The Wedding Singer to name a few. Amy has also completed FETAC Level 4 in Child Development. She has a passion for teaching and believes the Arts should be accessible to all.

Sharon
Osborne

DRAMA

Sharon began performing at the age of 4 when she enrolled in Speech & Drama classes where she completed her exams with the 'Irish Board of Speech and Drama' achieving distinctions right up to grade 8. She was a student of the Irish Children's Theatre Group where she trained in drama and musical theatre and attended Helen Jordan's stage school for dance.

 

Theatre credits include: Charity (Sweet Charity), Sukie (Witches of Eastwick), Carrie (Carousel), Mrs. Lyons (Blood Brothers), Smitty (How to Succeed), Beth (Little Women) and Bill Kenwright's West End touring production of 'Joseph & his amazing technicolour dreamcoat' on the Gaiety Theatre.

 

T.V credits: RTE Infomercial alongside 'The Corrs'. Performed with Brendan Grace in a Christmas show special for Network 2. RTE's 'The Fued' and a back to school commercial for SuperValu. Sharon has also done various voice over work including the AIMS awards in the INEC.

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