Thirteen of the industry’s freshest new talent to graduate from UK drama schools in 2018 returned to Dublin to perform in the FDS Spotlight Irish Showcase for industry professionals at the Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage, Dublin and perform monologues to camera at Spotlight at Bow Street, Dublin.

Watch them perform a monologue and find out more about them by viewing their Spotlight profile. If you’d rather watch all of the clips later, download all of the videos now.

Lauren O’Leary,
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Hannah Donelon,
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Tom Hannon,
Italia Conti
Maeve Elmore,
Drama Studio London
Sarah Michelle-Kelly,
Royal Conservatoire Scotland
Christopher Lowry,
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Hannah Morrison,
Italia Conti
Michaela Murphy,
Mountview
Cat Smyth,
East 15 Acting School