If you do not go after what you want,
you will never get it !

Welcome to the home of Dublin Central School of Acting.

Dublin Central School of Acting provides a creative space where people who are new to the Industry can learn the craft of Film and TV acting, working with trained and experienced professionals. We have two courses for Newcomers-our 10 week all day Saturday course plus a Tuesday evening course.Teen Camps are available in the summer.For the experienced Actor we offer various workshops which happen throughout the year!

Have a browse through the web page.

Do check out our Blog- we offer advice and Casting notices!

Also-congrats to our Resident Casting Director on the opening of the Feature Film- Out of Innocence-which she cast-based on the Kerry babies case-it is a heartbreaking film and part of our recent past.You can see the trailer in our Blog section.

Here are some samples of our most recent graduate showreels that were filmed on the final day of  the 10 week all day Saturday Film & TV Acting course.

2019:Get into Film & TV Acting for Beginners-10 week all day Saturday course:Next Available course starts in September.

Meet the Crew !

Gillian Reynolds Casting

Gillian Reynolds
Principal Tutor:  for the Part Time “GET INTO FILM and T.V. ACTING” course


Elizabeth Moynihan
Tutor: Stanislavski one day Workshop


Peter Sheridan
Tutor: Advanced Acting for Camera for Film /Episodic TV / Soaps


Hilary Reynolds
Tutor: Advanced Acting for Camera for Film / Episodic TV / Soaps

Clelia Murphy

Clelia Murphy
Tutor: Advanced Acting for Camera for Film / Episodic TV / Soaps

Keith Dixon-Photographer

Keith Dixon

Ronan O'Leary

Ronan O’Leary
Director for Showreels, 10 week Part Time course


Alan Dunne

Brendan Harrington Photographer

Brendan Harrington

This course runs every Saturday from 10am – 5pm The next available course  starts on Saturday March 9th 2019.

It is aimed at those who are new to the Industry with little or no Acting experience and who want to know and explore Film and TV acting -which is very different from stage Acting.

Visit our facebook page to see samples of the students showreels- most have never acted before !



The course covers the following:

How to create a character and back-story

  • How to break a script down
  • Acting for camera – camera angles, eye lines, and framing
  • Improvisation
  • Voice and movement
  • Casting for TV Commercials/Short Films and how you source auditions
  • Audition and Interview technique
  • The Art of Self-taping,
  • Write and make your own short in a day, using theory learned from class
  • How to market yourself within the Industry with no Agent
  • Compiling a C.V.
  • How Actors get an Agent

Our Dynamic 10-Week Course


Available on Saturdays,

From 10 am – 5.00 pm.


This course is also available mid-week running on Tuesdays from 6.30 pm – 9.00 pm, for 10 weeks.

You are taken on a step by step journey into the world of Film and TV Acting techniques.

How to break a script down

How to create a character and back story

Camera Angles-Eye lines-framing and 180 degree angle

Improvisation-voice and movement

Audition and interview technique

The Art of Self taping

Television commercials and what you need to know

How to get auditions and market yourself within the industry

The CV and Agent

6.30pm-9.30pm-Tuesday Evenings
April: 23rd,30th
May: 7th, 14th 21st 28th
June 4th,11th, 18th 25th
Venue:The Teachers Club:6 Parnell Square West( almost opposite the Rotunda Hospital)Dublin 1
Fee: E350 for 10 weeks

Testimonials for the “Get into Film and TV acting for Newcomers”

James Larkin“The Dublin Central School of Acting course with Casting Director Gillian Reynolds was absolutely amazing. Best 10 weeks I’ve had.I’m a newcomer to this.This is the course definitely to go to. Gillian will drive you on to better heights and growth.”
James Larkin

Thomas Leggett“If you’re thinking about doing this course I’d seriously advise it .I absolutely enjoyed all 10 weeks.
It’s sad it’s coming to an end now. I’d really recommend it. Gillian’s great.Learnt loads.”
Thomas Leggett.

Eleanor Prendergast“I loved the course and met some fab people and Gillian is fab.”
Eleanor Prendergast

James Larkin“I loved the course.I recommend it highly. Gillian’s a star. Just do it!”
Don Patrick

Serena Barnes“I have to say I never did anything like this before but I would do it again in a heartbeat.It was great.”
Serena Barnes

Morgan Bolger“I really enjoyed the course and I would recommend it to anyone who’s looking to start getting into Acting. The tuition was great. Gillian was very helpful and practical. I couldn’t recommend it highly enough.”
Morgan Bolger

Advanced Acting For Film | Episodic T.V. | Soaps
(3 Day Course)

This course is aimed at those who have some training and experience in acting – but need hands-on experience with Film Acting. The course covers Soaps, Episodic TV, and Film Acting, and the techniques required for each format.

Stanislavski: A One Day Intensive Workshop Run By Elizabeth-Moynihan
(Actress And Writer)

This is suitable for actors who have some training and who want instant knowledge of the Stanislavski Method without the trouble of having to plough through books – often with quite bad translations…

Teen Acting For Camera-Film and TV- Is A 5 Day Summer Course
(For 13- 17 year olds.)

This course is specifically designed for young people with little or no experience in film-making or acting for camera – which is very different from stage acting!

Any questions please just call or Email



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