Mary Ellen Conlon is the Founder and Artistic Director of Giggles Drama School in County Mayo. Giggles Drama School is for young people to explore drama and the theatre in a fun, safe and creative environment.
Currently Mary Ellen is writing and directing the Foxford Secondary School Musical – Legally Blonde A School Production.
2016: Practical Drama Studies with the Director Selina Cartmell. Drama League of Ireland Summer School. 2015: Practical Drama Studies with the Director Wayne Jordan. Drama League of Ireland Summer School. 2014. Full Registration with the Teaching Council of Ireland.
2013. Masters in Directing for the Theatre. UCD Dublin.
2010. Postgratuate Diploma in Adult and Community Education. NUI Maynooth.
2007. BA (Hons) Arts Degree in Literature & Drama. Dublin Business School.
2004. Licentiate Teaching Diploma in Speech & Drama. The Leinster School of Music & Drama.
2003. Associate Performance Diploma. The Leinster School of Music & Drama.
2001. Scenic Arts & Design. Rose Bruford College, Kent, England.
2000. BETEC Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Theatre & Media Production). Colaiste Dhulaigh, Coolock, Dublin 17.