Michael McCabe started in the amateur Drama group ‘The Matrix Players’, reaching the 1 act final in 1992 at The Belltable Theatre, ‘The Dandy Dolls’, directed by Dermot Cummins. Now a graduate of the prestigious Ecole Internationale de Theater Jacques Lecoq, Paris, and the Gaiety School of Acting.
Michael was born in the Falkland Islands and educated in Argentina and England, and trained for theatre at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (L.A.M.D.A.), London. He works as a Director, Set and Lighting Designer, Fight Director, Writer, Actor and Son et Lumiere designer.
Anna is a member of ADA since 2008 and is proud to have had the opportunity of adjudicating The One Act Drama Finals in Ennis in 2011, The Confined Drama Finals in Castleblayney in 2016, The All Ireland Drama Finals in Athlone in 2018 and The One Act Drama Finals in Rossmore in 2019.
Involved with theatre for fifty years, Alan has a wealth of experience as an actor, singer, director and adjudicator. He is also a member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators, UK, and has adjudicated thirty festivals in England, Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man, as well as the length and breadth of Ireland.
Alan has been a professional actor since 1989 and has performed nationally and internationally including shows in Dublin Theatre Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, as well as festivals in France, Germany, Denmark, Holland, Finland, Sweden, Belgium and Malaysia.
Peter was head of drama at St Patrick's College of Education in Drumcondra, Dublin, for many years. He was responsible for equipping the stage and maintaining its very fine facilities and training students to be technically proficient in all aspects of stage management, design and lighting.