Participant Info

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First Name
PATRICIA
Last Name
IRVINE
Qualification
LGSM CERT.Ed
Region
NORTHERN IRELAND
County
COUNTY DOWN
Phone
02891 468282
Address
8 Ward Avenue, Bangor
Post Code
BT20 5JW
Details
Availability: Full (Internationsl 5 weeks) Festivals (Sessions) in 2017: Galloway Music Festival (5), Cork Feis Maitiu (25), Sri Lanka Festival of Music, Dance and Speech (64), Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival (50). Born in Scotland, Patricia is a graduate of Guildhall and Stranmillis University College, Belfast and is an Adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals and The Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama. Patricia is a speech teacher based in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. As a drama tutor she has presented drama workshops to groups of all ages throughout Northern Ireland and she has been tutor to North Down Youth Drama, Co-ordinator of the North Down Summer Dance-Drama Scheme and of the youth programme of the Aspects Celebration of Irish Writing in Bangor. She is a past Chairwoman of the Ulster Association of Yourh Drama. For several years she worked as a primary school teacher. Patricia's productions have won numerous national and international drama festivals and have appeared at the Royal National Theatre and in Europe, Asia and the USA. A member of Actors Equity, she has appeared on stage, television and radio and has worked as tutor with BBC Television in Ireland, England and Scotland. Patricia has been involved in the Festival Movement since an early age as competitor, teacher, administrator and Adjudicator. She has adjudicated numerous festivals throughout Ireland and England and in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong.