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Kids Acting Workshop

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come join us in CIACLA to have fun finding your inner star! Create characters through acting games, scenes and fun!
Suitable for Children from 6 – 12 year olds
RSVP Below – Limited Places – Tickets $10

About the workshop leader: Jenn McGuirk

Jenn is an Irish actress, producer and host who relocated to LA in 2017. Along with working in the film and TV industry in LA she is a part time scholarship student of The Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre, Hollywood.

At the school she is also Head of Outreach co-ordinating the delivery of acting for camera and drama to local high school and middle school children.

Back in Ireland in 2007 Jenn joined national Irish broadcaster TV3 (Virgin Media Television) to become a reporter, researcher, producer, wildlife presenter and voice over artist for the station. She worked hand in hand with the station for 11 years on blood pumping world of live TV.

Before leaving Ireland, Jenn curated the first series of Irish short film on TV3 (VMT) providing a prime time slot for the art of modern Irish short film on the station.


Her TV credits include fronting Irish advertising campaigns for Chill Insurance, Ribena, O’Briens Sandwich Bars and Ulster Bank. She has also acted in reconstruction roles for TV3 Ireland’s 24 Hours To Kill and Cocaine Wars.

Film Credits

Jenn recently completed short film No Name, in Hollywood and Goodnight Noises. She wrote and produced Tae Talk and Tae Talk 2 which screened at Galway Film Fleadh 2016, the Hollywood Short and Sweet Film Festival last year and was honoured to be part of Irish Screen America last year.

In 2013 Jenn co-wrote acted in and produced Princess Rehab with Park Pictures, the short was part of the official selection for the Galway Film Fleadh that year.

Jenn is the leading role of Aisling in Irish acclaimed feature film The Legend Of Harry and Ambrose, 2016.

Her qualifications include; Stella Adler Acting Academy in Hollywood, A master class in technique by actor and mentor Dmitri Boudrine . Honours degree in Performing Arts and Theatre, Swansea, Wales and a Diploma in Theatre and Media Production, Colaiste Dhulaigh, Dublin.

Jenn is a singer/song writer has received training from Anne Maire O’Sullivan, and Owen Lynch of The Newbridge Vocal Academy. She has trained with Tommy Ellis of Velvet Voice working on voice over technique for radio and tv.

Jenn has traveled to far flung places like Ecuador, South Africa and Laos to work as a volunteer on rescue centers and to learn about wildlife conservation and is also employed as a freelance travel host for Miles Partnership and Brand USA.


September 22
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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CIACLA Contemporary Irish Arts Center Los Angeles
2525 Michigan Avenue, #Suite B1
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States


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