Meet the Team
BSocSc (Hons), L.I.B.S.D (Teaching), A.I.B.S.D (Teaching), A.I.B.S.D (Acting)
Shauna landed her first film role at the age of 5 playing a leading role in short film ‘Pluck’ directed by Nessa Hardiman. She also played ‘Jenny’ in the RTE Drama ‘Amber’ directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Chloe in ‘Dreamhouse’ project directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Saoirse Ronan, as well as being cast in the feature Film ‘Life’s a Breeze’, directed by Lance Daly, and various TV commercials.
Some of Shauna’s students have landed roles in Game of Thrones, Esso Campaigns, the new Aldi TV and radio commercial, Valhalla, Riverdance, the Animated Short; among many others! Shauna is very experienced in the audition circuit and understands how to prepare young people to feel confident going in to auditions. She more recently has worked with clients in the US, Canada, the UK & Ireland to improve their acting for camera skills.
She also took over Take2 Casting Agency and is working to further build relationships within the industry, both domestically & internationally.
Kaleb Sells is an actor, singer, and director with a B.A. in Drama & Theatre Arts from Columbia University in the City of New York. He has acted in multiple plays and musicals, performed in numerous cabarets and concerts, and directed a multitude of shows, including the premier performance of Tigress Dekko’s The Insects in New York City’s East Village.
Kaleb’s goal as an instructor and coach is not only to help actors sharpen their skills, but also pass on the skills necessary for them to find their own identity in the acting world.
Head of Musical Theatre
Amy is an actor and drama coach who trained at The Lir, Ireland’s National Academy of Dramatic Art. She has been a tutor for ACT Brighton’s classes and summer schools since 2012, has assistant directed a premier production for The National Theatre’s Connections series (Hacktivists by Ben Ockrent, 2015) and has taught drama workshops in Viareggio, Italy with Teatro Reumore.
As an actor, she is a founder member of anseo|anois theatre and has a particular love of collaborative theatre practices and working on new writing. Her recent credits include: Sweetheart in ‘But You Stopped Their Hearts’ (ReBoot Live) Neesh in ‘Keeping Vigil’ ([email protected]), Rachel in ‘When Rachel Met Fiona’ (Porcelain Theatre Co.), ‘You Can Leave At Any Time’ (DTF ‘19), Sarah in ‘Death Trip’ (Short Film).