We are a friendly and vibrant department!
It’s confidence building and you develop wonderful friendships after just a few weeks.
Trust us, you will develop belief in yourself.
"I started out in drama shy and worried about everything. After a few years I am a lot less shy and I worry less. I am even considering a career in the Performing Arts!. I wouldn’t have even thought about it a year ago. I can’t recommend it enough! Good Luck"
Key Stage 3 Pupil.
Drama is mainly situated in Halla O' Fiaich and B11 which are equipped with blackout facilities, lighting bars, fresnels, flood and power-can lighting, a computerised lighting board and an integrated sound system.
In Drama we think that you are very special so we bring the some of the best theatre directors in the world to encourage you to fulfill your dreams!
Internationally renowned theatre director, Conall Morrison, visits St Catherine's Drama Department.
At present three specialist teachers deliver a programme of Drama to students in Key Stage 3 and two through the Irish medium of Irish. We offer courses in GCSE Drama and 'A' Level Drama and Theatre Studies. Results achieved by our students are excellent and are testimony to the hard work and vitality of our pupils and teachers.
We provide a wide range of extra curricular activities including Drama clubs, theatre visits, productions and field trips. These activities contribute to the friendly, dynamic atmosphere within the Drama Department.
Our courses provide an excellent stepping stone to all sorts of careers.
Students who study our courses have stated that drama has helped them to be confident in themselves and in dealing with others. They also value the need to be committed and team work, self-discipline, communication and people-orientated skills learnt in our department courses are essential requirements for all careers.
At the heart of all our work are our many students. We intend to provide our students, parents and teachers with many exciting learning opportunities, lasting friendships and wonderful memories.