The most important thing is that you like your subject area! It?s also important to do as well as you can throughout your degree. For example, I applied for PhD scholarship during my final year, so they were looking at my first, second and third year results. Finally, I find that liking people helps a lot.
The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.
Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin - Profile
Deadline to Apply for Junior Academy
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NEXT JUNIOR ACADEMY ARE NOW OPEN. DEADLINE IS 30th MARCH 2017
The Junior Academy is a tailored programme in acting for exceptionally talented students aged 15 – 17.
30 full days 10:00am - 5:00pm
Every Saturday from:
9th September - 28th October 2017
11th November - 9th December 2017
6th January - 10th February 2018
24th February - 24th March 2018
3rd April - 7th April 2018 (full week)
Junior Academy Showcase 7th April 2018
Taught by leading professionals, many of whom also teach on the Foundation Diploma in Acting and Theatre and the Bachelor in Acting undergraduate courses at The Lir, the Junior Academy will provide practical experience in Voice (projection, breathing techniques, dialect etc), Acting and Movement, the three cornerstones of conservatoire training and will ultimately provide a platform for further training in acting, theatre or drama.
The 4 month course will allow students to develop skills in acting, self confidence, improvisation, listening and taking direction. Junior Academy is ideal for any teenager who has a passion for all things theatre related and is interested in developing this passion into further training and/or a career.
A limited number of places are available on this programme in order to ensure that each student receives the maximum individual attention.
The course curriculum includes training in voice, movement, dialect, acting, ensemble work, Stanislavski’s system and will culminate in a live performance open to family and friends of the participants.
There are a limited number of bursaries available for this course and can be applied for once a place has been offered.