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Speech & Drama

All Federation Speech & Drama Adjudicators offer to adjudicate the following:

  • Verse Speaking
  • Prose Speaking/Reading
  • Religious Text Speaking (presented in English)
  • Dramatic Performance
  • Choral/Group/Public Speaking
  • Mime/Improvisation

For further guidance, S&D Adjudicators may include the following options within their adjudicating experience and, when they do, the list them after their names.
A: Original Composition in Verse/Prose
B: Musical Theatre
C: One Act Plays
D: Master Classes, Workshops / Other classes by consultation

Maeve O'DonoghueMaeve O’Donoghue

Maeve trained in Dublin with the Olivian Players, the Brendan Smith Theatre Academy and the Leinster School of Music and Drama, and has a … Read more

Jill O’Hare

Jill trained at The Guildhall School of Speech and Drama. An experienced examiner, lecturer and judge, she has worked extensively in Asia, Europe, America … Read more

Stephen Owen

Stephen trained as a teacher of drama, speech and movement at Trinity and All Saints’ College, University of Leeds. After qualifying, he studied with … Read more

Jonathan Owen

Jonathan trained as a Drama & Music teacher at St. Peter’s College, Birmingham University’s Faculty of Education.  He has taught in secondary schools, colleges … Read more