Our Team

Our team are Amazing, Fun, Energetic and Fantastic people with huge experience in what they do and awesome people to know and work with.

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Jennifer Webster – Director, is a drama facilitator and arts project producer.
She graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin in 2000. In 2007, Jennifer set up Carousel Theatre School.
Jennifer also works as an arts project producer with Tallaght Community Arts’ Project Doors to Elsewhere, a theatre ensemble for
adults with a disability.
She was Project Producer on the community/intergenerational project If You Were In My Shoes commissioned by
Nás na Ríogh Housing Association and led by Creative Producer/Director Tony Fegan, 2012/2013.

Her work as producer includes Flock – By Aoife Courtney at the
Big House Festival 2013, For Tallaght Community Arts, Aeridheacht -Taking the Air 2015/16,
Creative Campus 2014-17, All Our Futures 2017.

Jennifer Webster
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Jenny Macdonald is a writer, director, performer and drama facilitator.
Recent credits include writing and performing ENTHRONED, a solo show that premiered at Dublin's First Fortnight Festival 2016
and was subsequently programmed in the New York International Fringe Festival;
performing in Deirdre Murphy’s Capitalism: The Musical! on its Italian tour and at Galway Theatre Festival, 2017;
directing Can’t See the Wood for the Trees for the Doors to Elsewhere ensemble, a
Tallaght Community Arts project for adults with intellectual disabilities, and Here, We Are, for WAVE, a youth dance company.
She was the recipient of an Artist in the Community Scheme grant, managed by CREATE for the Arts Council, for work at St.
Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin. She has facilitated, written, directed and created projects, workshops and scripts for a
range of arts and educational organisations including, in Ireland, the Abbey Theatre, Glencree Centre for Peace & Reconciliation,
Smashing Times Theatre Company, Corrymeela, and the National Youth Council; and internationally, Akanksha (Mumbai),
Defensores del Chaco (Buenoes Aires), The Masters School (Dobb’s Ferry, NY) and O Teatro (Coimbra, Portugal).
She is an Associate Artist with Tallaght Community Arts and Project Phakama UK, an international youth arts exchange.
She was a delegate at the 2016 EU “Voices of Culture” consultation in Brussels on the role of arts and culture in the integration of refugees and migrants.
She is a member of the core team facilitating “Educating the Heart”, a Children in Crossfire research and teacher training project seeking to engage young peoples’
compassion in global education programmes. She is a regular guest lecturer in the Drama Department of Trinity College, Dublin and is a tutor on New
York University’s Masters programme in Community-engaged Theatre.
She was a participant on Dublin Theatre Festival’s professional development programme, The Next Stage, 2014.

Jennifer Mcdonald
Guest Facilitators
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Adam is a theatre studies graduate of Inchicore College of Further Education.
During his time at Inchicore College, Adam has played roles including “Officer Coffee”, “Duke Frederick” and “Jaque De Bois” from Shakespeare’s
As You Like It as well as “Touchstone” in their transformed edition of As You Like It in the style of Commedia dell’Arte.
‘Tuzenbach’ in The Three Sisters, ‘The Bridegroom’ in Blood Wedding, ‘Jerry Devine’ in Juno

And the Paycock, ‘Ben’ in Living Quarters, ‘Jack Clithero’ in The Plough And The Stars.
His other roles in his final year at Inchicore were One Nine One Six in which he played the role of “James”,
April Bright in Smock Alley directed by Paul Brennan in which he played Eamonn Bright.
Since graduating Adam has performed in several productions most recent being The Chastitue by John B.
Keane, The Gaiety Theatre 2017, The Successful TD by John B.
Keane in The Gaiety Theatre 2016 as a Campaigner.

Aeridheacht – Taking the Air at the Pearse Museum 2016 in which he played
Willie Pearse and the legendary Fionn. Adam qualified as a drama facilitator in 2015 with Trinity College London.
From 2015/17 he taught speech and drama at Spin Roller Stage School for students aged 7-16 years.
Adam is assistant director/facilitator with Act Up Theatre Festival since 2016.

Adam Lynham-Clarke
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Heather is a graduate of Maynooth University with a bachelor of Arts degree in English and Sociology.
She is currently studying primary school teaching at Maynooth University. Heather is a graduate of
Carousel Theatre School having studied with us for over six years. She has performed in numerous play including Calamity Jane,
Alice in Wonderland, Our Town, The Journey to X, Mugged and The Seance.

Heather Hudson
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Kelvin Akpaloo is a recent graduate from BCFE under the BA certificate of DCU in Media production Management.
And also attain a HND Diploma for interactive digital media. Furthermore he is also a choreographer and a performer;
he has perform on big stages, like, The Helix, Performed for the president of Ireland Michael D. Higgins,
at the Pearse Museum, the Civic Theatre, Smoke Alley Theatre, Dance in front of ministers, he also taught a group of
student in The Masters School in New York City, America and .

Now he is a choreographer at Street at Academy for the past four years, since joining in the year of 2011.
Kelvin is a our guest facilitator who comes in from time to time to teach our student body movements
through story telling called TSTM (Telling Stories Through Movements).
And he has been working with the group for almost 3years now, and we love it anytime he comes over.

Kelvin Akpaloo
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