Ardgillan students really let loose with ‘Footloose’!

Talent, energy and commitment in abundance!

by Rose Barrett
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The students of Ardgillan College Balbriggan took to the stage last week to perform Footloose the Musical to a full house each night on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday, March 15.

Students participating in Footloose last week.

The sold-out performances from talented and dedicated students wowed audiences made up of their friends, family, teachers and members of the local community.

Students from Ardgillan College at Footloose

Students demonstrated their talents from singing, acting and dancing to set management, construction, painting and makeup that represented a real team effort on behalf of the school community.

Budding Eric Clapons from Ardgillan College

Performers nailed songs such as ‘The Girl Gets Around’, ‘Dancing in the Sheets’, ‘Holding out for a Hero’, ‘Never’ and of course, ‘Footloose’ itself! The energy and talent was awesome.

Getting ready to perform

The cast was led by Jamie McGuffin Gresham, Tara-Rose O’Brien in fifth year and Alex Jackson from Transition Year (TY).

Dancers at Footloose

“A huge thank you to all of the staff who helped to put the show together, and well done to all the performers and the audience for supporting!” said a spokesperson for the college.

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