Billie Barry Stage School, Dublin, Ireland
The Billie Barry Stage School was founded in 1964 by Billie Barry in Dublin, Ireland. It has become Ireland’s premier, best known and most respected institution of its kind. With over fifty years of tradition and an ethos of excellence it continues to thrive under the direction of Billie’s daughter Lorraine Barry.
Billie Barry has become a household name due to the phenomenal success the School has enjoyed. Past pupils include Jacinta Whyte, Angeline Ball, Susan Mc Fadden, Brian Mc Fadden, Mikey Graham (Boyzone), Samantha Mumba, Hilda Fay, Louise Bowden, Brenda Donoghue, Lisa Lambe , Ruth-Anne Cunningham and Ryan O’Shaughnessy to name but a few.
The school caters for students aged 3-20 with enrolments twice yearly, September and January and is dedicated to providing well rounded professional tuition in dance, singing, music and theatrical performance, musical theatre and stagecraft.
The school runs daily and classes are structured according to age and ability with a strong emphasis on fun and enjoyment. Every student is nurtured and encouraged to reach their full potential as personalities develop and confidence grows.