B.Mus Perf., G.R.I.A.M
Vocal Coach / Drama Coach / Musical Theatre Tutor / Choreographer
Susan Ward graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music and DCU with a 1st Class Honours degree in Music Performance. Susan has been singing, dancing and acting since the age of 3 and has performed in prestigious venues all over Ireland and around the world including Portugal, Italy, Germany and America. She has won numerous prizes and overall bursaries in many Singing, Drama and Dancing Competitions worldwide.
Susan has attended many master classes with notable singers and musicians such as Ann Murray, Graham Johnson, Sarah Walker and Ugo Benelli. She has performed in many shows, musicals and operas, most notably:Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Mercury (Dido and Aeneas), Kate (The Yeomen of the Guard), Nancy (Oliver), Golde (Fiddler on the Roof), Shona (Poga’s Wonderland), Maria (Sound Of Music), Eliza (My Fair Lady).
Susan has been a professional actress since a very young age and was the only Irish actress chosen from our country to fly over to Hollywood and appear in the feature film “Wimbledon” alongside Kirsten Dunst. Susan was also cast in the Miramax Movie “Ella Enchanted”, where she played the “Head Fan Club Girl” alongside co stars Anne Hathaway, Joanna Lumley and Minnie Driver. Susan has been featured in many TV Commercials aswell.
Susan represented Ireland in the 2010 World Championships of Performing Arts held in Los Angeles. She returned with many Gold medals for singing and acting, and won overall awards for her age category too. She was absolutely delighted to receive the title of “Overall Champion of the World” for singing in the Grand Finals which was aired live on the internet and viewed all over the world. This was then later broadcast on Fox TV Channel in USA. Whilst in Los Angeles, Susan was approached by two record companies who are interested in signing her for her original songs. All of her originals were awarded Gold and Overall Awards. Susan has just finished recording her CD of Original Songs.