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Susan Kenny


Susan has a QQI Major Award in Early Education from Kylemore College including full qualification as a Special Needs Assistant and is currently working in a mainstream primary school.

Through her work in Special Education, Susan has also received qualifications in “Lámh” and “Children with Additional Needs”.

She attended the Digges Lane Dance Studios as a young adult where she trained in all areas of dance in particular modern tap, jazz ballet and jive.

Susan has been a member of the Power Drama School Team since our first big production in 2012.  She has choreographed all of Power Drama School’s major productions to date including A Christmas Carol, Aladdin, Beauty and The Beast, Together we Shine, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Pure Imagination and many class performances

Susan started dancing at the tender age of 3 years old with Rialto Variety Group and has been dancing ever since.  She has performed with many musical societies over the years and her credits include:

  • Twenty-five years involvement with Rialto Variety Group
  • 42nd Street, Barnum, Singing in the Rain and Crazy for You with Guinness ‘Arthur’s Team’
  • Cabaret with Emmet Road, Inchicore College
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with RTE
  • The Wiz with Navan Road Musical Society.
  • She was in integral member of several groups who competed in Tops of the Town in the 1990s, namely Greenhills Variety Group, Xanadu Variety Group and Dunnes Stores Musical and Drama Society who reached the national final which was televised live by RTE.
  • Susan performed in the 50th Anniversary Shows in both Dublin’s Olympia Theatre and The Cork Opera House.

Susan has worked with many amateur groups as a choreographer over the years.

As a performer she has had many lead roles during her career.  She also spent some time working with Theatre Train Ireland, under the direction of renowned Drama Director, the late Dermot Cummins.  She was involved in preparing the children for performances at their annual convention held in The Palace Theatre in Manchester and Drury’s Lane Theatre in London.  Susan has also worked in both Cabaret (Burlington Hotel and Red Cow Hotel) and Television (RTE’S The Late Late Show) and has been very lucky to have shared the stage with many distinguished professional singers and dancers in Ireland. Through the years Susan has had the privilege to work with and be mentored by many esteemed Directors, Musical Directors and Choreographers and to have learned her craft from some of the greats of Musical Theatre in Ireland.