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EVENTS

Some Events we have taken part in:

10 ANNUAL SUMMER CAMPS 2009 - 2019

A large number of our children and new children visiting on holidays, take part in our Annual Summer Camps every July and August in our Ballyshannon and Bundoran Venues. We are always joined by lots of professional Guest Artists and our Teen Mentors who teach the children Acro, Gymnastics, Dance, Drama, Music, Keyboard, as well as having fun with Arts & Crafts, Floor Art, Games, Quizzes, Story time etc, Once again everyone had a great time making new friends and trying new activities ! 

 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2019 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON

Our 10th Annual Showcase "The Greatest Showkidz" took place on 15th June 2019 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. It was our 10 Year celebration, and it was a fantastic night to be joined by lots of our Past Pupils. This was another great variety Showcase featuring all of our talented students with great Guest Artist Ceara Grehan (Northern Ireland Singer / Actor ) joining us! 

Act 1 was a mixture of 'Matilda / Chitty Chitty Bang Bang/ Comedy sketches. Act 2 was Cinderella complete with Tooth Fairy, Pinocchio, Belle, Mrs. Claus, Elf, Snow Queen, Grinch, Captain Cod, Bo Peep, Chef Gordonia, Holiday Guide Jules Verne,Indians, Pirates, Sailors & lots more mad characters! It was another fantastic success showcasing our multi talented students! 

Check out our Facebook page for all our photos! 

10 YEAR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS - 30TH MARCH 2019 

All of our children joined us for our 10 Year celebration. We had a fantastic Circus Workshop with Stephen McGinley www.juggle.ie , lots of Arts and Crafts, and a DVD and Photo night where we joined by our of families, past pupils and friends to celebrate all our achievements and memories of our 10 Years in business! It was a fantastic and fun day and night which everyone really enjoyed sharing memories and friendships of our time in SOTW! 

BALLYSHANNON PANTOMINE"Treasure Island' December 2018 

A large number of our children performed in the 8th Annual Ballyshannon Pantomime in the Abbey Centre in mid December.(which Suzanne choreographed)! This fun filled Panto saw our largest ever cast of over 50 Adults  + 120 children perform in 8 exciting shows.  Sailing to Treasure Island every night, they and the audience had a great time! 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2018 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON

Our 9th Annual Showcase "Let's Party" took place on 16th June 2018 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. This was another great variety Showcase featuring all of our talented students with great Guest Artists Linda Guthrie and Paddy Fagan (Dublin Singers / Actors / Dancers) joining us!  Act 1 was a mixture of 'Annie/Oliver- Room to Improve Style! / Barnum / Seussical / Comedy sketches. Act 2 was Rapunzel complete with Kermit, Ms Piggy, Batman, Supergirl, Sofia, Hawiian girls, Knights, Fairies & lots more mad characters! Another fantastic success showcasing our multi talented students! 

Check out our Facebook page for all our photos! 

BALLYSHANNON PANTOMINE "Camelot" December 2017 

A large number of our children performed in the 7th Annual Ballyshannon Pantomime in the Abbey Centre in mid December.(which Suzanne choreographed)! Once again, we performed to sold out houses and had great support, fantastic reviews & an amazing amount of talent was shown in this fantastic production!

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2017 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON

Our 8th Annual Showcase "Dancing Through Life" took place on 24th June 2017 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon.  As per our previous Showcases, all of the children from the School performed on the night. It was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "Wizard of Oz, Disney, Sleeping Beauty" etc. We had a great Guest Artist join us: Damien Douglas (Dublin born Singer & Actor, whom has appeared in Lead Roles in the Olympia & Gaiety Theatres, the Cork Opera House, June Rodgers Cabaret Shows, and in and many other Shows throughout Ireland. All the parents, family & friends really enjoyed the showcase & were very proud of how much hard work the students had put in since September. A great part of our tradition, is that all of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students. It was another great end to our 8th successful year!

BALLYSHANNON PANTOMINE "Robin Hood with Babes in the Wood" December 2016

A large number of our children performed in the Annual Ballyshannon Pantomime in the Abbey Centre in mid December.(which Suzanne choreographed)! Once again, we performed to sold out houses and had great support, fantastic reviews & an amazing amount of talent was shown in this fantastic local production!

 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2016 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our 7th Annual Showcase "It's Showtime" took place on 18th June 2016 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. All of the children from the School performed on the night. As per our previous Showcases, it was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "Jungle Book, Dr. Doolittle, "Mary Poppins", "Irish Celebration", "Anti Bullying" "Into the Woods" & lots more. We had 2 great Artists: Aisling Breen (Dublin born Singer & Actor, whom has appeared in Lead Roles in the Olympia & Gaiety Theatres, the Cork Opera House  "Jury's Irish Cabaret" and in and many other national and International Shows.

We were also joined by Actor, Singer and Dancer Daniel Maguire whom has appeared in "Singing in the Rain" in the Cork Opera House, numerous UK and Gaiety Pantos Dublin as performer and associated Script Writer and is a renowned Director of such shows as "Shout the Mod Musical". All the parents, family & friends really enjoyed the show & were very proud of how much hard work the students had put in since September. All of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students. It was another great end to a successful year with all of the children.

BALLYSHANNON PANTOMINES "Aladdin" December 2015

A large number of our children performed in the Annual Ballyshannon Pantomimes in the Abbey Centre in early December each year (which Suzanne choreographed)! We performed to sold out houses and had great support, fantastic reviews & an amazing amount of talent was shown in a fantastic production!

 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2015 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our 6th Annual Showcase "Movies & Musicals" took place on 20th June 2015 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. All of the children from the School performed on the night. As per our previous Showcases, it was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory", "Sunshine & Rain", "Movies & Musicals", “Alice in Wonderland” & lots more.

We had 2 great Artists: Patrick Fagan (Dublin born Singer & Actor, whom has appeared in Lead Roles in the Abbey Thearre Dublin, as well as International Show "Silverstars" in New York, Norway, New Zealand and many other national and International Shows. We were also joined by local Actress Emer McShea was has appeared in "My Fair Lady", "Cinderella" "Jack & the Beanstalk", "Puss in Boots" etc. in Ballyshannon.

All the parents, family & friends really enjoyed the show & were very proud of how much hard work the students had put in since September. All of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students. We got a great review & some great photos in the Donegal Democrat & Donegal Post showing the children's hard-work. 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2014 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our 5th Annual Showcase "Shining Stars" took place on 21st June 2014 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. All of the children from the School performed on the night. Like our previous Showcases, it was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "Matilda", "Dance Through the Ages", "Disco", "Around the World" “Snow White” & lots more.

 

We had 3 great Artists Ceara Gallagher(Belfast born Singer & Actress, whom has appeared in Lead Roles in the Grand Opera House Belfast, the National Concert Hall Dublin & Buxton Opera House UK) & Tarik Shebani & Tara O'Halloran (International Dancers, Singers & Performers) who performed with the children on the night. All the parents, family & friends really enjoyed the show & were very proud of how much hard work the students had put in since September. All of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students.

 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2013 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our 4th Annual Showcase "Celebration" took place on 22nd June 2013 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. All of the children from the School performed on the night. It was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", "Magic of the Musicals", "Glee", “Jack & the Beanstalk” & lots more. We had some fantastic solo performances on the night with the children also playing Guitar, Keyboards etc.

 

We had 2 great Artists Sarah Vaughan (Irish & International Opera Singer) & Ivan Macken (Actor) who performed with the children on the night. All the parents, family & friends really enjoyed the show & were very proud of how much hard work the students had put in since September. All of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students. We got a great review & some great photos in the Donegal Democrat & Donegal Post showing the children's hard-work. 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2012 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our 3rd Annual Showcase "That’s Entertainment" took place on 23rd June 2012 in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. All of the children from the School performed on the night. It was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "The Sound of Music", "Les Miserable", "Glee", "Disney" “Robinson Crusoe” & lots more.

We had some fantastic solo performances on the night with the children also playing Guitar Keyboard, Violins, etc.

We had 2 great Artists Dez Allen (London West End Dancer) & David Moore (International Singer) who performed with the children on the night. All the parents, family & friends really enjoyed the show & were very proud of how much hard work the students had put in since September. All of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students. 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - JUNE 2011 -ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our 2nd Annual Showcase "Musical Melodies" took place on 19th June 2011 in Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. All of the children from the School performed on the night. It was a great Variety show with songs, dance & drama from "The Wizard of Oz", "High School Musical", "Glee", "Barnum" & lots more.

We had some fantastic solo performances on the night with the children also playing Guitar, Keyboard, Violins, Breakdancing, Juggling, Hula-hooping etc.

We had 2 great Artists Dez Allen(London West End Dancer) & David Moore (International Singer) who performed with the children on the night. All of the children were awarded Medals and Certificates of Achievement, and also Trophies for Best Progress in the Junior & Senior Sections of each class as well as Best Overall Students. 

ANNUAL SHOWCASE - SAT & SUN 29th & 30th May 2010 in the ABBEY CENTRE, BALLYSHANNON:

Our first end of Year Showcase "Music, Song & Dance" took place in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon on Saturday May 29th & Sunday May 30th. Involving all the children from the school performing excerpts from "Mary Poppins", "Jungle Book", "Bugsy Malone", "High School Musical" & more!

It was 2 fantastic nights showcasing the children’s amazing talents! We got great reviews & the children really enjoyed their first experience and of the challenge of a 2 hour Variety Show, costume changes, working with an orchestra, Microphones etc. & showing their parents, families & friends all they had learned throughout their first year.

BALLYSHANNON MUSICALS - MARCH 2013,2012, 2011

Some of our children have been very lucky to have been cast in Lead Roles in the following Musicals (which Suzanne choreographed) ;

  • 2015 'The Addams Family' (Hannah Brennan) 

  • 2013 “The King & I” (Lia McIntyre, Aoife Breslin, Francesca Patton)

  • 2012 “The Sound of Music” (Sorcha Feehily, Heather Doyle)

  • 2011 “Annie Get Your Gun” (Megan McGee, Rebecca Duffy, Francseca Patton).

They, along with lots of our past pupils, have performed along with an Adult cast, full orchestra etc. to sold out houses in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon.

They got to learn all aspects of Musical Theatre life while performing in these amazing shows.

We are very proud of them all & I know they will have memories to treasure!

BALLYSHANNON CARNIVAL - OCTOBER 2018,2017,2016,2015,2014, 2013, 2012,2011, 2010

A large number of our Senior children have taken part in the Cirque Du Samier

Ballyshannon Carnival each October.

These late night events are fantastic fun & everyone has a great time. Along with the LUXE Street Performers, Circus Performers & Acrobats etc., we along with other local groups, show a fantastic array of colour & costumes, and we were delighted to be part of this annual event!

BALLYSHANNON PANTOMINES - 'Treasure Island'2018, "Camelot" 2017, 'Robin Hood with Babes in the Woods" 2016, "Aladdin" 2015, "Puss in Boots' 2014, "Jack & the Beanstalk" 2013,

"Little Red Riding Hood" - 2011, "Cinderella" 2010

A large number of our children performed in these Ballyshannon Pantomimes in the Abbey Arts Centre in early December each year (which Suzanne choreographed)! We performed to sold out houses and had great support, fantastic reviews & an amazing amount of talent was shown in these fantastic local productions!

BELLE OF BUNDORAN ENTERTAINMENT - APRIL 2012

20 of the Senior children took part in the "Belle of Bundoran" event, a Fundraiser for Bundoran GAA Club on 14th April 2012 in the Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran.

We provided the Interval Entertainment. They performed a melody of Pop Songs & a dance melody & wowed the crowd with their performance!

EUROSURF EVENT - SEPTEMBER 2011

We had the honour of being Team Mascots for the 13 European Teams that competed in the EuroSurf Competition in Bundoran in late September. The children from our school lead the Teams with pride being the Banner Carriers & Team Mascots.

Countries competing included Ireland,England,Wales,France,Germany,Spain,Portugal,Belgium,Norway,Sweden,Switzerland,Morocco, and The Channel Islands. Dressed in the country colours, they lead the Teams with pride & a huge crowd of local & International visitors watched the Opening Parade & Ceremony. The remainder of the children from the school were fantastic, colourful clowns who helped entertain everyone. It was a day & event to remember for everyone!

STRICTLY COME DANCING ENTERTAINMENT - JULY 2011

Some of the children took part in the "Strictly Come Dancing" event with Belleek GAA Club on 15th July in the Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran. We provided the Interval Entertainment & the crowd of over 500 people loved their performance!

KINLOUGH VARIETY SHOWCASE MARCH 2011, DECEMBER 2010 AND DECEMBER 2009;

All of the children took part in the Kinlough Variety Showcases. They were delighted to be performing & to help raise funds for the Kinlough Community Centre.

They performed songs & dances from Annie/Oliver/S Club 7, Christmas songs & a very special well done to all the new children who's 1st time it was to ever perform on stage. The audience loved our group routines!

 

BALLYSHANNON PANTOMINE"Treasure Island' December 2018 

A large number of our children performed in the 8th Annual Ballyshannon Pantomime in the Abbey Centre in mid December.(which Suzanne choreographed)! This fun filled Panto saw our largest ever cast of over 50 Adults  + 120 children perform in 8 exciting shows.  Sailing to Treasure Island every night, they and the audience had a great time! 

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