Witch Wanda : Sarah Brennan
Sarah is from Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny and studied Acting & Musical Theatre in Bull Alley Theatre Training Company from 2006-2010. Sarah most recently completed an introduction to screen acting course with Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting, Dublin in
2022. Theatre highlights to date include, Follies (Heidi), Steel Pier(Precious McGuire), Tommy (Mrs Simpson), Jane Eyre (Mrs.Fairfax), Marty (Clara), Sister Act (Mother Superior), Titanic (Alice),Parade (Lucille Frank – for which she was nominated as Best
Actress with AIMS), Sweeney Todd (Mrs Lovett), Michael Collins (Player/Delia), The Full Monty (Jeanette), Listen to my Heart
(Woman 2) – National Concert Hall & National tour with Red Alchemy Theatre. Cinderella (Ugly Sister), Frozen Solid (Daaz), Beauty and the Beast (Croissant), National school tour with Tech/ No/bullies, Theatre in education programme and most recently appeared in The Addams Family (Alice) and Cinderella (Griselda) at the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny.
Sarah also spent two summer seasons as a member of the entertainment team on board Irish ferries and is currently part of Alchemy, a six-piece, female vocal ensemble, directed by Christine Scarry who released their latest album at a sold out performance in The Sugar Club, Dublin and looks forward to an upcoming concert in Butler Gallery. Off stage, Sarah works behind the scenes in the Watergate Theatre and has recently directed Grease, All Shook Up and Legally Blonde for local Kilkenny secondary schools.
Sarah began her full time training in Sallynoggin College of Further Education where she studied dance. Late completing a diploma in musical theatre performance with the London college of music she was invited to attend north London dance studios on a scholarship training week. She also studied singing through the ABRSM and taught performing arts in Sydney Australia for a year.Credits include the premiere of ‘Whiskey in the Jar’, and ‘Wilde Nights’ on the Oscar Wilde with Irish Ferries and ‘The Promise’ an Irish musical which premiered in the Helix. In 2015, Sarah performed as a leading vocalist on one of the most prestigious cruise lines, the “Seabourn Quest”, completing a world cruise visiting over 20 countries.Film credits include: featured dancer in Mrs. Browns Boys D’movie. She then took a short break from the stage as she took on her most important role to date … being a mother! She returned to the stage recently in Rob Murphy’s “Let Loose” which she also choreographed.
Wiggles: Kevin Keeley
A Tallaght native, Kevin attended Atomic Stage School for many years. And after finishing secondary school went on to become a finalist in ‘The Voice Of Ireland’ mentored by Sharon Corr.
Credits include playing Snake Eyes in the Spotlight production of ‘Bugsy Malone’. From then he went on to return to the Olympia Theatre for 7consecutive years playing main characters in the Olympia Pantomime such as The Ugly Sister in ‘Cinderella’, Aladdin in ‘Aladdin’, Jack in ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’ and many more from 2004-2011. Other credits include ‘The June Rogers Christmas Show’.
Kevin worked with some of Ireland’s most well-known talents having shared the stage with The Great Noel V Ginnity, Linda Martin, Johnny Logan, Al Porter and Jedward, June Rodgers. Recently he toured The States for 15 weeks as a backing vocalist for ‘Celtic Woman’, before making his return to the show business industry. Now based and living in the UK , Kevin also plays the butler ‘Tickles’ in The Civic Panto.
Witch Winnie: Roisin Currid
Roisin Currid trained with Bull Alley Theatre Training Company. She has played many roles for many societies and companies, favourites including Val in A Chorus Line, Mimi in Rent, Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar and Maureen in Rent. Roisin’s professional performance credits include Bond in Concert(National Concert Hall, Dancer), actor with Buzzworx Theatre Company in TIE’s all over the country, leading roles with Verdant Productions, as well as numerous corporate functions nationwide.
Roisin has choreographed and directed many musicals in schools and with musical societies. She also works as a dance/drama teacher for Steptacular Performing Arts and is the proud co-owner of Currid School of Performing Arts, Courtown. Her next roles include ‘Ulla’ in The Producers in the National Opera House and ‘Pinky’ in Happy Days musical.
Princess Arabella: Keila
Keila graduated from BIMM Dublin in 2017 with a BA in Commercial and Modern Music. Credits include ‘Raising your Voice Through the Power of Music’, Concert for Mental Health Ireland alongside Colm Wilkinson, Wendla in ‘Spring Awakening’, understudy Fantine in ‘Les Miserables’, Wednesday in ‘The Addams Family’, (AIMS Best Supporting Actress Nominee) and Laurie in ‘Oklahoma’ in the National Concert Hall.
Professional Credits Include Princess Aurora, Snow White, Cinderella & Wendy with ‘Cheerios Panto’ 2018-2021 at The Tivoli, RHK and Malahide Castle. She was a featured Soloist in ‘Encore’ at The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Anna in ‘New Fish’ at Smock Alley Theatre, (Original Cast), Swing for ‘SHOUT! The Mod Musical’ (Irish Tour) and also as part of the ensemble in ‘SCAM The Musical’ (Irish Premiere at The Civic Theatre) and many more. Keila played the part of Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty at The Civic in 2022 and is set to play the lead role in #TheCivicPabto 2024 #’Cinderella.