Claire Tighe

CEO & Creative Director

Claire trained with the Metropolitan School of Ballet (RAD), Morisini Whelan School of Dance(IBA), Leixlip Youth Theatre(RIA), Dance Performance in Inchicore VEC and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).


Claire started her career on stage but has now immersed herself behind the scenes. She has produced/ choreographed and/or directed productions including; Grease (Best Director nom, Best Choreogapher nom AIMS), Rock of Ages (Best Choreographer AIMS), Our House (Best Choreographer nom, AIMS) Jesus Christ Superstar, High School Musical, Miss Saigon SE, Les Miserables SE, Jekyll and Hyde, and more pantomimes than she cares to remember! Claire was Creative Director of the on-board entertainment including the Childrens Entertainment and the cabaret,“Wilde Nights” on Irish Ferries’ Oscar Wilde for eight successive seasons.


Claire is founder and Creative Director at TheatreworX Stage School & Academy in Leixlip, Kilcock, Dunboyne & Glasnevin while her production company TheatreworX Productions produces professional family friendly theatre including the hugely successful Helix Panto, which she has produced since 2008, establishing the brand as the one of the best professional panto’s in the country, a show she co-writes and choreographs.

Annual Show

Allowing our students showcase their talents in a state-of-the-art professional setting.


We have classes  in Leixlip, Kilcock and Dunboyne. FInd out our locations and class times here.

Meet the Team

Read the profiles of our talented team of teachers and staff.

Get in Touch

Have a question about  Theatreworx? Contact Ciaran at 086 080 7280 or email