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Trading FacesT.M. Speech & Drama Centre was first established in 1992to encourage fluent, expressive speech and to develop imagination and self-confidence.

Working in conjunction with  'The Irish Board of Speech & Drama', the programme is designed to prepare students for Grade; Acting  and  Public  Speaking Exams  (to Diploma level).

Venues  Days
Anno Santa Hotel Monday Evening
Threadneedle Rd Wednesday Evening


All speech & Drama course run from September to February.


 Class times    
 Tiny Tots (5 - 8 yrs) 4 - 5 p.m.        
 Juniors   (9 - 12 yrs) 5 - 6 p.m.       
 Seniors (13 - 17 yrs) 6 - 7 p.m.        

 All class groups are small in number to ensure individual attention.

Junior courses available:

Happy ChildrenKinderdergarten Class

Introduce very young children to Speech & Drama using games; rhythm exercises, mime, movement and story telling. Children will opt for appropriate exam in either Grade or Acting.

Pre-Junior & Junior Drama Class

Enjoyable course encouraging personality development and          self-confidence.
Class involves introduction to literature through contemporary and classic script; improvisation;
mime; characterisation through the script. Students prepared for appropriate Acting exam

Pre-Junior & Junior Speech Class

This course develops relaxation methods; breathing; tone; poetry speaking; reading aloud.
Students explore literature (Poetry & Prose) and Theory.
Speech & Communication games. Students prepared for appropriate Grade exam.

Teen courses available: Togetherness

Teenage Speech Class

Encouraging fluent speech; correct method of breathing; emphasis on articulation and pronunciation through poetry; prose; drama and theory. Students prepared for Grade exam.

Teenage Drama Class

Designed to build on confidence and self-esteem introducing students to characterisation; costume design, improvisation, classical and modern drama pieces. Prepared for Acting exam

Teen Voice Class

Focusing on fluid speech; prepared and unprepared, to both formal and informal settings.
The course concentrates upon relaxation; breathing; resonance, modulation of the voice.
Students are prepared for appropriate Public Speaking exam.