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Oorla Rafter Performing Arts School

Wednesday & Thursday Afternoons

4 - 16yrs +

3 Terms. Fees due Sept, Nov. & Feb

€50 Booking Deposit. Sibling Discounts

Our Director, Oorla Rafter, has had a love of performance since she was a young child. While studying with Betty Ann Norton she discovered her passion for teaching. Today her students enjoy wonderful success at drama festivals such as the Speech & Drama Teachers of Ireland Annual Festival and Feis Maitiu and examination success with the Leinster School of Music and the Irish Board of Speech & Drama.  

We have a great selection of classes available for both children and teens, boys and girls! Our classes in Speech & Drama, Singing and Musical Theatre are a fun way for children to express themselves and gain confidence while developing performance skills through the various disciplines of performing arts. 

Classes are run on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in Mount Merrion Community Centre.  A collection service is available from Scoil San Treasa at 1.20pm & 2.20pm

Our teachers are all very experienced and have been Garda vetted. 


If you want your child to learn the vital skills of public speaking and have a strong confident belief in themselves send them to the wonderful caring Oorla – my child just loves going to her classes and has come on so much under her care.  Incredible the difference in him.  I would highly recommend Oorla’s drama class for the articulate speech and confidence it instills in the children.
Justine, Goatstown, Dublin May 2018

Every Thursday night our daughter starts counting the sleeps to Oorla’s next class! Oorla has a magical way about her and is so kind and encouraging to all of the children in her classes. She has opened their eyes to the joy of performing in front of others. We love to see the pride Oorla takes in each of her students and how she nurtures each child. Oorla Rafter is a gem.  
Julie, Stillorgan