Month: October 2018

Leading Solicitor joins Youth Lyric Board of Trustees!

Catherine Cooney, a partner in the prestigious law firm Worthingtons Solicitors, has kindly accepted an invitation to join the Youth Lyric Board of Trustees. Catherine is familiar with our work through attending productions and is looking forward to being part of the team.

Speaking about her appointment Catherine said:

“I was very pleased indeed to be asked to serve on the Youth Lyric Board of Trustees and know from their performances that the charity does terrific work.”



Saturdays 9-10am in Orchard Building, Stranmillis College

Ages: Primary 1-3   Cost: £90.00 per term

Youth Lyric offers a unique, infant class tailored to Foundation years developing creativity and confidence and early performance skills. This class is delivered by an experienced choreographer and fully qualified Key Stage 1 teacher (both Access NI approved) and embeds the skills required for their initial/Grade 1 Trinity Performing Arts certificate.

Our infant students have the opportunities to both audition for our annual production and attend outside casting requests.

If you would like to register for this class or for any further information please e-mail

Rachel Robinson at

Full or Half Scholarships are available for single parent families or those in financial difficulty.

Tutors attend prestigious training course

We were delighted that three members of our teaching team, Sheelagh O’Kane, Ali Donovan and Paula Carson-Lewis (pictured with Theatre NI’s Niamh Flanagan) were able to attend a recent weekend training course run by Theatre NI and Youth Theatre Ireland.

The course was was led by leading theatre practitioner Dave Kelly and held in The Garage Theatre, Monaghan.  Our colleagues participated in an intensive programme of workshops with teachers drawn from schools across Ireland and look forward to the next stage of the programme.