Shakespeare Festival 2019

Fantastic performances from Year 10 at this Year’s Shakespeare Festival.

Thank you to our adjudicator this year, Kerry Rooney MBE.

Kerry has worked in the theatre industry for over twenty years as a successful writer, actor and director.

Kerry's plays are performed all over the UK and his adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice will receive it's Australian premiere next month. In 2010 Kerry wrote and directed the film Wasteland set in Belfast.

As an actor Kerry has received numerous accolades for his work in both musical and traditional theatre. Kerry is the only actor to have received both the ADCI and AIMS Best Actor awards. Kerry has directed dozens of plays including several Shakespeare pieces. He has also has spent time teaching acting and directing in California. He is a recipient of the Churchill Fellowship and in 2017 he was awarded the MBE for services to Drama.

Currently, Kerry owns and manages Kaleidoscope Theatre Company.