Musical Theatre

Carmel has extensive experience in stagecraft and musical theatre, training with both Bernie Delaney School Of Speech & Drama (1992 – 2004) and Song & Dance Stage School (1996 – 2005).  She has performed lead roles in ‘Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’, ‘Guys & Dolls’, ‘Grease’ and ‘Little Shop of Horrors’.

Carmel has since gone on to work as musical director with the Bernie Delaney School of Speech and Drama on their productions of ‘Hairspray’ (2009),  ‘Grease’ (2010),  ‘The Wicked of Oz’ (2011), ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2012),  ’Aladdin’ (2013), ‘Matilda’ (2014), ‘Hooked’ (2015) and ‘Shrek’ (2016).

Carmel has also worked as scriptwriter and musical director with Thunderstruck Productions, writing an original script  and composing original music for their Christmas production, ‘Believe In The Magic Of Christmas’(2014 & 2015).  The title track ‘Believe’ was released as a Christmas charity single in aid of The Irish Cancer Society.

Most recently, Carmel has worked as musical director on Delaney Musical Society’s production of ‘Spring Awakening’ in The Mill Theatre , Dundrum (2017) and as assistant musical director on ‘The Promise’ Musical Drama in Swords Castle (2017).