studio2stage - The Irish Music and Dance Experience is an educational program for Irish dancers and musicians to learn about and to experience whats involved in becoming professional stage performers. Located in Kean University in New Jersey, the program commences in July each year and runs for 10 days. At studio2stage you will experience all that's involved in preparing for and putting a music and dance show on stage. We bring together musicians, singers and Irish dancers and turn their dream of becoming stage performers into reality! studio2stage is the original stage and show academy and gives you the invaluable experience necessary to help you in your future performing career. This is the only opportunity worldwide for performers to become part of a professional show production and to experience what working in a touring production offers. studio2stage includes two fully live and fully costumed performances and you could be on stage as part of the elite cast performing to the public.

New Season Dates

July 25th to August 2nd 2020 at Kean University, New Jersey, USA. The program runs for 10 days ending with two fully costumed show performances on Sunday 2nd August. Auditions are open from October and are processed online through your website login. We have no set closing date for the auditions however places typically fill up quickly, if you wish to experience what it's like to be a professional performer on stage, we would recommend you complete your audition as soon as possible.

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For Dancers: All Irish dancers can apply via audition to become a studio2stage performer along with our team of professional dance choreographers to develop their show dance and performance skills and have first hand experience of what it's really like to be a professional dancer on tour!.

Note for CLRG dancers and teachers: As agreed with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha; studio2stage is a stage show production company and dancers taking part are NOT associated.

Note for An Chomhdháil dancers and teachers: studio2stage is a stage show production company and dancers taking part are NOT affected by the Workshop Penalties Policy.

For Musicians: All musicians can apply via an audition to join the band. studio2stage are privileged to have three awesome musical directors Mr Anthony Davis, Mr Liam O'Sullivan (aka Anton&Sully) and Mr Sean O'Brien and they will select musicians from the audition process to be part of the studio2stage band and will tutor those select musicians in the full show score.