Siobhan Devlin, Drama & Public Speaking

Siobhan Devlin, Drama & Public Speaking

BEd., Queen’s University Belfast
Licentiate Diploma, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Siobhan Devlin graduated as a secondary teacher in 1982, and taught English and Drama in a secondary school in Belfast for four years before being offered a teaching position in Canada. She taught English and Drama at Notre Dame College and then at St Michael High School, Niagara Falls until she returned to Ireland in 1996. She produced and directed a school show each year, with productions including The Wiz and Anything Goes.

On her return to Ireland, Siobhan took up a position in St Louise’s Comprehensive College, Belfast, where she taught drama for two years. She joined Rathdown School to teach Speech and Drama (for Guildhall exams) and in 2007 added Public Speaking as another subject. Siobhan started taking Guildhall examinations herself at a young age, and these culminated in her being awarded a Licentiate Diploma in Speech and Drama from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1980.