Welcome to
Mayo Performance
Academy

Encouraging and inspiring children
in a fun and creative environment!

 

Instilling self-esteem
and confidence

Friendly & Experienced staff
A relaxed and fun atmosphere!

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Welcome to Mayo Performance Academy, School of Speech and Drama & Performing Arts, where we are committed to providing the highest standard of drama education to our students.

Our classes aim to encourage and inspire children to communicate, articulate and perform in a fun and creative environment.

Mayo Performance Academy promotes the development and creativity of young people. We can help children of all ages and abilities to foster a love and appreciation for the performing arts, while increasing and developing self – esteem and confidence and equipping them with invaluable life skills. Our classes are all about fun and enjoyment as well as education.

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Our Goals

At Mayo Performance Academy we teach in a relaxed atmosphere, valuing each child’s individual learning capacity. All our staff are experienced in their field and there is excellent rapport between staff and students.

Develop in confidence

Our ultimate goal is through using drama and performing arts, for our students to develop in confidence and stand in their own spotlight.

Instil Belief

To instil the belief within children that they are capable of achieving far more than they realise.

Develop their resilience

Develop their resilience to handle life’s challenges.

Personal achievement

Feel a real sense of personal achievement.

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Testimonials

June has taught drama for the past two years at our school. The children really enjoy drama with June and look forward to her classes each week. June makes drama fun and playful and she has a lovely relationship with the children. Through drama June teaches the children confidence, resilience and empathy. We can see the benefits throughout the school. June has a wealth of games, activities, poems and plays which she shares with us. She always works in close partnership with teachers and has helped us with Christmas Concerts and other school performances. She is a super drama teacher!

Orla BrickendenHoly Trinity, Westport

Hi my name is Julianne and I am 9. I have been doing drama with June since Junior Infants... I
love it so very much .. I enjoy the different activities we do in class and I especially love the
shows that we put on for our family during the year... When I am in my drama class, I feel free, I
can be whatever I want to be and June teaches us how to express our thoughts and feelings...
Sometimes I can be a bit worried about what people think of me... But since I started Drama I
have learned that it's ok to be me, and it's fantastic to be creative and to be able to not be afraid to express yourself..
I also have done my drama exams with June and I found they have given me great confidence. I was very lucky to have received a medal for my grade and was so proud of myself. I hope
Drama will always be part of my life as I love it so very much.
If you are thinking of taking up Drama you definitely won't regret. It's just Brilliant.

Julianne NashStudent (Age 9)

My 3 daughters have all attended Drama with June at various stages over the past 8 years. They have all LOVED their time with her. Her classes are always fun and engaging whether it’s for those who want to shine or those who prefer to glow more quietly in the background! It has had great benefits for their confidence and self -esteem. The classes are inclusive for everybody and varied to allow the children to explore their talents in acting, singing and dancing. The children are supported and encouraged to try things, without feeling under any pressure to take part. It has allowed them to find their passion and one of them has continued with supporting roles in productions with different local drama and musical societies. I would highly recommend Mayo Performance Academy and their classes for children of all ages.

Orlene MooneyParent

We’ve been coming to the drama class for years and love it.
The teachers are really good and help us build skills and confidence while encouraging our
creativity.
It’s also great for meeting new people and working together with them to put on the talent shows
and Christmas showcases every year. We love it when we get to be on stage with our friends.

Freya & Nina RogerStudents