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The Tutors

The Tutors

The StageWise tutors have years of experience in youth theatre and they are some of the most recognised names in youth theatre and the performing arts. Each tutor has specific areas of expertise, ensuring the StageWise students are working with and learning from the very best.

Tutors for StageWise 2020:

Shane Farrell


Musical Theatre

As an award-winning musical director, Shane has a vast experience of directing for groups of all ages.



Mitch has run workshops for the National Theatre (UK), Royal Shakespeare Company and National Youth Theatre (UK). 

Aoife McClafferty

Aoife McClafferty


Aoife specialises in dance especially in the area of Musical theatre, Hip-hop and dance performance. She is also the co-founder/ co-director and choreographer of Stage Left Youth Theatre in Tuam, Co. Galway. 

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Jessica Bray

Text & Performance

Jessica Bray studied Musical Theatre Performance at The Guildford School of Acting, UK. Jessica works as a Performer,Teacher and Director. She teaches drama with “Ennis Academy of Performing Arts” and “Expressive Arts Theatre school” in Limerick. Most recently, she has joined the Musical Theatre Academy in Nenagh as Acting and singing teacher. 

Rowan Tolley - Improv - StageWise - The Performing Arts Camp For Teens



One of Britain’s most original and imaginative white-faced Mimes / physical Theatre practitioners and directors.

Some of the great tutors who have previously worked at StageWise include: