Participant Info

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First Name
TIMOTHY
Last Name
MCCARTHY
Qualification
MA, HDE, FTCL, LGSMD, FLCM, ALAM, PGCA, MSTSD(Adj)
Region
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
County
COUNTY CORK
Phone
+353(0)21 4614613 / +353(0)87 2343216
Address
77 Longshore Drive, Jacob’s Island, Ballinure, Cork
Post Code
T12 X6DV
Details
<h4>Availability: Full (International) 6 weeks</h4> <h5>Festivals (Sessions) in 2016: Music & Arts Festival (9), Dungannon Music & Drama Festival (13), Northampton Festival of the Performing Arts (6), Feis Thir Eoghain (20).</h5> Timothy McCarthy studied Speech & Drama at the Cork School of Music; graduated from the National University of Ireland with a MA Degree in Drama and Theatre Studies and the Higher Diploma in Education; he holds the Post Graduate certificate in Adjudicating. He is a member of the examiners panel in Speech, Drama and Communication at Trinity College, London; prior to this with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He runs his own Speech & Drama Studio where he teaches all aspects of the subject. He is the Drama Director at the annual International Youth Camp Festival of Music, Dance and Drama, Sri Lanka. He works closely with the Irish National Council for the Blind, recording audio books for its members. He conducted Teacher Training Courses in Speech & Drama in Kuala Lumpur, Colombo and at his own Studio in Cork He led a number of workshops for English teachers in Bangkok, Malacca and Sri Lanka using Speech & Drama pedagogy as a means of teaching English, as well as Choral Speaking Workshops for teachers in Hong Kong. He has given training courses for Church Ministers and directed an Adult Drama Company for ten years, specializing in One Act Play Productions. Timothy is an Adjudicator member and Vice Chairman of the British and International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, a member of The Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama and the Drama League of Ireland. He is the Director of Cork Feis Maitiu – the Music and Drama Festival in his home city; has adjudicated at festivals in Ireland, the UK, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Jersey, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong with examining tours to South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Australia and New Zealand. In 2011 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Federation of Festivals for services to the Festival Movement.