About Us

Performing Arts School


The Wolfe Stage School is Cork’s premier, most renowned and respected performing arts school of its kind. For over 10 years, founding directors Declan and Careen Wolfe have diligently directed and developed the stage school into a rewarding and successful business whose reputation for excellence is unique and unrivalled.

balletThe school offers classes in dance, drama, singing, cheerleading and film for girls and boys from 3 years of age. We offer a unique, individual and nurturing approach to the performing arts and our ever growing numbers and many stories from past and present students stand testament to the fact that this approach works.

The Wolfe Stage School prides itself in giving an opportunity to girls and boys of all ages, whatever their ability to enjoy drama, dance and singing and to participate in something that will have lasting memories for life.

Our curriculum ensures that your child will learn and master the fundamentals of their chosen discipline in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and without reducing or diminishing their enjoyment, resulting in proficient, confident, happy and talented performers with a passion for the arts.

So come and join us and experience for yourself why the Wolfe Stage School is the Leader of the Pack in Cork.

Preview of our Classes

DRAMA CLASS 1 hour per week Our focus is on developing the child’s natural capacity to speak clearly, fluently and confidently More Info
DANCE CLASS 1 hour per week Our dance programme offers children from the age of 3 ½ years to young adults the opportunity to study a combination of dance techniques

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SINGING LESSONS 1 hour every fortnight Our singing lessons held on Saturdays’, take the form of small age appropriate group classes where pupils learn from both the teacher and fellow students in a relaxed environment.

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Opportunities Available To Our Students

directorAside from weekly dance, drama and singing classes students are encouraged to take part in our various performances throughout the year including the Modern Theatre Dance Awards, The Drama Christmas Showcase, The Christmas Cabaret in Douglas Court and Douglas Village Shopping Centre and our very own Easter pantomime in the Everyman Palace Theatre.

Students also have the opportunity to take Dance, Drama and Singing Exams, however these are not compulsory.


Only Qualified Cheerleading Squad in Cork

cheerleadingA recent addition to our programme has been Cheer classes for teenagers and to date these have been a great success.

In October 2010 our squad represented the school at the All-Ireland Cheerleading Championships and came in First Place in their category for Senior Level 1.

In January 2011 we set up a second squad and hope that both teams will compete in this year All-Ireland Event.