Drama and Theatre

Summer academy

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Students born from 2004 to 2010 inclusive


English (at least a B2 level of English)


June 28th to July 24th
June 28th to July 10th or July 12th to July 24th

Creating an original production, choosing a variety of scenes, poems, songs and dances based on students’ interests. The objective of the course is to stimulate their imagination, build confidence and develop their social and communication skills. It includes workshops in mime, puppetry, public speaking, stage movement, creative writing, and animation. Thematic approach: Irish stories, A Melting Pot, Growing up in Europe, the Teen Voice, Magic. Students will be encouraged to create and interpret their own pieces. Themed productions include a wide variety of songs and dance styles. The workshop will culminate in a final performance.

Local students:
Monday – Friday, Time: 9:30 – 16:30 with a one-hour lunch included

Boarding students:
Monday-Friday Time: 9:30 – 16:30 with a one-hour lunch included, Cultural field trips on Saturdays

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09.30-10.30 Welcome Ice breakers Warm up Improvisation and Theatre Games Improvisation and Theatre Games Improvisation and Theatre Games Improvisation and Theatre Games
10.30-11.30 Acting through song Making a scene Puppetry Face painting
10-45-12.15 Intro to Acting and Drama
1.00-2.00 Movement & Dance Class
1.00-4.30 Creating the show Rehearsals Rehearsals Rehearsals / Performance
2.00-3.00 Singing
3.30-4.30 Creative Writing

Activities take place in the school grounds.


Local students without boarding
4 weeks €950
2 weeks €500

Boarding students
4 weeks with boarding €2,903
2 weeks with boarding €1,505

* Does not include air ticket

  • 10% discount for payments made before 28 January – SEK and non-SEK students.
  • 5% discount for payments made before 30 April – SEK and non-SEK students.
  • 7.5% discount for SEK students and SEK alumni

Material needed:
All equipment included.

There are special meals for those students with specific needs.

For international students:
Documentation: Valid passports are mandatory Travel authorisation (according to the regulations of the Irish immigration department) and required documents. Visas may be required depending on the country of origin.
For more information click here.

Full board with host families in Greystones, Bray and Kilkoole

Minimum number:
12 per fortnightly block

SEK-Dublin summer camps and courses require a pre-enrolment process prior to registration.