Director of Drama
Avril has been acting, singing and dancing since as long as she can remember. She started her training with Billie Barry, vocal training with Maire Ledwith-Butler and Margret Kenny School of Drama. At the young age of 8 she began training with Claire Tighe TheatreworX and has had the opportuinity to perform on the Helix stage playing such roles as Velma Kelly- Chicago, Tracy Turnblad- Hairspray, Ms. Hannigan- Annie, Anita -Westside Story & Sizzle – Beauty & The Beast, Helix Panto.
During her time as a student with Claire she sat her LAMDA(London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) exams and received high results. Avril trained at Inchicore College she completed her Grade 8 Trinity Guildhall in both Drama and Musical Theatre.
Avril is now a full-time teacher for TheatreworX teaching both Drama and Musical Theatre. She is a long standing member of LMVG (Leixlip Musical and Variety Group) and has performed in many pantomimes and musicals including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Westside Story, Jekyll and Hyde, Little Shop of Horrors, Rock of Ages and the TheatreworX Production of Our House in the Olympia.