Feis Shligigh and Sligo Feis Ceoil 2017 Scholarship Winners

Feis Shligigh 2017 concluded on Wednesday 12th April with the Catherine Devaney Memorial Scholarship in the Drama section.  The recipient of the Catherine Devaney scholarship through Feis Shligigh to StageWise 2017 is Joy Feehily. The Catherine Devaney Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by Coolera Dramatic Society, is awarded annually to the most promising competitor between 14 – 18 ...
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Junior Eurovision Song Content 2016

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Do YOU want to represent Ireland at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016? If you will be aged between 10-15 on November 20th 2016, register NOW. Auditions will be held in JUNE. It is NOT ESSENTIAL to have an original song at audition stage. Apply NOW: TG4 website: www.tg4.ie/junioreurovision --- An mian LEATSA ionadaíocht a dhéanamh ar Éirinn i gComórtas Amhránaíochta Eoraif...
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TURF at Galway Theatre Festival

Rowan Tolley - Turf - Galway Theatre Festival
We are delighted to announce that our tutor Rowan Tully will be bringing a show to Galway later this month as part of Galway Theatre Festival. Rowan is one of our most loved tutors. His knowledge of mime and movement and the way he instils this skill to the StageWise students is what makes his course so very popular. We recommend every would go see this production if you can get to Galway. ...
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Questions about teens starting acting

Teens Acting Advantages
The modern teen will have a range of activities available to them: sports, arts, crafts, adventures and other skills development activities. The choice is great and, to be honest, different people will get different rewards from taking part. With each activity there will be pros and cons depending on each situation. The pros and cons are generally along the lines of: will it be enjoyable?; will th...
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StageWise 2015 kicks off

StageWise 2015 has kicked off at King's Hospital School Dublin with the arrival of the Class of 2015. We are delighted to once again have students attending from all over Ireland, joined by students from China, Cyprus, France, Germany, Span and the UK. They will experience a week of fun, meeting new friends and exploring their love and passions for all areas of the performing arts. With many st...
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Two Monaghan students awarded scholarships to the StageWise 2015

Two Monaghan students were awarded full scholarships to the StageWise Performing Arts Camp recently The scholarships are awarded from the T.P McKenna Drama Scholarships Programme, – who was a Cavan born film and television actor. Auditions for the scholarships were open to all Cavan Monaghan ETB schools – and students performed a monologue or poem as part of their audition. The two stude...
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Tips to encourage children to get involved in acting

StageWise | Tips to encourage children to get involved in acting
Firstly, we’re not talking about creating exceptional award winning performers here, in it’s most basic form, the fundamentals of drama are about expression, movements, directions, etc… all very universal skills that are useful in a multitude of life situations. Encouraging young people to get involved in acting and to learn the skills may have a very direct outcome (eg. the young person develops ...
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Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Junior Eurovision
The guys in TG4 have announce that Ireland will be entering the the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the first time this November. They're asking schools and organisations, including current and former students of StageWise aged between 10-15, to consider this amazing opportunity to represent their country at this international event. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to ...
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StageWise scholarship part of Sligo Feis Ceoil 2015 bursary

StageWise & Sligo Fleadh Cheoil
We are delighted to once again be supporting the Sligo Feis Ceoil. As in previous years, StageWise will be offering a lucky student a free entry to StageWise 2015 as part of the Sligo Feis Ceoil bursary fund. Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, translated, its name means The Music Festival of Ireland and that is exactly what it is. The Fleadh, as it is usually called, is the largest single festival of I...
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Fun Vocal Warm-Ups To Try Out

StageWise - Performing Arts Camp for Teenagers - Vocal Warm Ups
Vocal warm ups will not only get your voice ready, but the exercise will also help to get you in the zone, to focus your mind and get you worked up for a performance. In addition, much like a sports person, the warm-ups will help prevent vocal injury. Many of the lines listed below could be classed as gibberish as they are nonsensical and repetitive, almost a mantra of sorts. This will help to ...
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