Betty Ann has taught many people who are now famous in various areas of the Arts and Business. She has adjudicated all over Ireland and Britain. She loves teaching and her passion shows in her work and the results achieved by her students.
Dublin born actor Sir Michael Gambon joined the National Theatre under the artistic directorship of Sir Laurence Oliver. He has regularly appeared at the Royal National Theatre and the RSC. Roles include King Lear, Othello, Mark Anthony and Volpone. Movie fans will be more than familiar with his role of Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films. Betty Ann Norton Theatre School are proud to have Sir Michael as their patron.
Jim has a huge body of work to his name including Reading the complete works of James Joyce for Naxos Audio Books. He won the Olivier award for "The Seafarer"; by Conor MacPherson in 2007 and the Tony Award for the same play on Broadway. And of course for his role of Bishop Brennan in "Father Ted". Jimhas just completed filming the movie "Water For Elephants" in California,thins movis also stars Robert Pattinson (Twilight Saga) and Reese Witherspoon.
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Jim Norton, Michael Gambon,and David Kelly.