Staff Members

Classes are offered by two teachers, Michelle Nolan O’Driscoll and Ailbhe Murphy. Contact details are listed below:

Ms Michelle Nolan O’Driscoll
eMail : michellenolanodriscoll@riam.ie
Phone: 087 7739552
Contact:  http://www.thespeechbureau.ie

Ms Ailbhe Murphy
eMail : AilbheMurphy@riam.ie
Phone : 087 8229423
Speech & Drama Teacher’s Info : http://www.VoiceAndMovement.ie

Michelle Nolan O’Driscoll ALCM (Mus), ARIAM (Drama), LGSM (Drama)
Associate with Colourstrings (Pre-Inst) is a graduate of the London College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She holds an Associate with Colourstrings in Pre-Instrumental Studies and has undertaken intensive studies in teaching the Kodaly method to young people with special needs in association with the British Kodaly Academy. She has worked and taught in Cyprus, the British West Indies and the US and is Director of Musicmagic and Carl Communications.  She has trained as a TELF teacher and is a lecturer, examiner and adjudicator.

Ailbhe Murphy BA (Hons) LRIAM (Drama) is a graduate of UCD and also holds the RIAM Licentiate Teaching Diploma in Speech & Drama. Over the last 15 years Ailbhe has taught many students both in the Royal Irish Academy of Music and also at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Instutite young actors program in New York. Ailbhe holds a position on the RIAM’s Examiner’s board for Diploma students and with the RIAM Local Centre, examining grade exams on a National level.  She is an active participant in the Irish Film and Theatre Industry.  Ailbhe has worked as a Vocal Coach for Theatre and Film productions in Ireland, and has been inolved in a number of professional Theatre productions.