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Meet our Teachers and Chaperones

Denise Brady

Denise Brady

Teacher

Denise is a highly experienced, professional singer with over 20 years’ experience in the Industry. She has performed countless times, to venues of all sizes, both in Ireland and abroad.

Denise fronted her own Wedding and Corporate Band, The Illusion Band for fourteen years. She has appeared many times on Irish TV and has sang backing vocals for some of Irelands well known entertainers.

Seven years ago Denise decided to put her passion into the children of Ratoath. She retrained in Drama at the Abbey School of Acting. Today she uses her many years of stage experience, helping children develop as individuals and mature in confidence. She very much enjoys seeing them reach their full potential in a FUN and SAFE environment, while gaining valuable life skills and stage experience.

Steph Dalton

Steph Dalton

Dance & Drama Teacher

Steph holds a BA honours degree in Drama, Film & Literature. As an actress and performer, Steph has performed in many theatres over the years including The Olympia, Helix, Draiocht & Venue.

Steph has taught Drama and Dance at a summer camp in Upstate New York for six summers. She has also choreographed two recent Panto's, ‘Cinderella’ (2017) & ‘Beauty & The Beast’ (2018) with Ratoath Musical Society.

Steph's Musical Theatre roles to date include:

  • - Broadway Revisited (RMS - 2017)
  • - Pilar in 'Legally Blonde' (RMS - 2016)
      AIMS 2016 Best Overall Show Nominee
  • - the Genie in 'Aladdin' (RMS - 2016)
  • - Fiddler On The Roof Ensemble (RMS - 2015)
  • - Buffy Karkrashian in 'The Wizard Of Oz' (RMS - 2015)
  • - Oklahoma Ensemble (RMS - 2014)
  • - Anto in 'Robin Hood' (RMS - 2014)
  • - Hanky Panky in ‘Aladdin’ (DMS - 2014)
  • - Anto in 'The Adventures Of Anto & Deco'
      (Addicted To Dance - 2013)
  • - Anto in 'Little Red Riding Hood' (RMS - 2013)
  • - Kylie Karkrashian in 'The Wizard Of Oz'(DMS - 2013)
  • - Felicieh in 'Snow White' (RMS - 2012)
  • - Rizzo in 'Grease' (Castleknock - 2010)

Steph is looking forward to another exciting year with Stage Performers.

Robert Black

Robert Black

Dance & Drama Teacher

Robert graduated from a 4 year Performing Arts course with Bull Alley Theatre Training Company in 2012. He has had many years experience performing and teaching drama and hip hop/musical theatre dance to students of all ages.

Robert's aim as a teacher is to inspire confidence in each student in order for them to realize their full potential.

Naomi McEvoy

Naomi McEvoy

Teacher

Naomi has been attending dance classes since the age of 6 when she entered her first Ballet class. From early on she has been performing on stage with Dance schools across Dublin including Dance Theatre Dublin and the Irish Ballet School.

Naomi has recently graduated Inchicore College of Further Education where she studied Dance. During her time at Inchicore, she received her Diploma in Dance Instruction along with studying various types of dance including Jazz, Contemporary and Ballet. Over the past two summers, she has also been working in America at a summer camp as the Dance Specialist.

Naomi is now excited to start her role as a dance teacher at Stage Performers.

Linda OCallaghan

Linda O'Callaghan

Head Chaperone

Linda has been with Stage Performers since 2010 as our head chaperone where she has built up a very strong bond between children and parents alike.

Linda holds a FETAC level 6 in Childcare and is extensively trained in Special Needs. In addition to being a busy mum herself she also owns and runs her own Montessori here in Ratoath called Little Robyns Montessori.

Linda loves to see the children grow year after year and looks forward to seeing them on stage in our annual variety show.