About Us

ICANACTTHEMAGGOT Act The Maggot is the brainchild of Amy Redmond who trained and worked as a professional actor in New York. Her many acting credits include, Off-Broadway appearances at the Irish Repertory Theatre, “Amy Redmond as one of the four mothers, is powerfully moving,” Anita Gates, New York Times. “Amy Redmond is especially gripping”, John Simon, New York Magazine.

On returning to Ireland, she received an MA in Journalism from Dublin City University and for eight years worked as a broadcast researcher, producer and presenter with Dublin City FM103.2 and RTE Radio 1 and a sub-editor and feature writer for The Irish Times, The Irish Independent and The Irish Mail on Sunday.

She re-trained as a drama facilitator in 2008 and facilitates regularly in drama, creative writing, team-building and mindfulness with her own company, Act The Maggot. Previously, she freelanced as a facilitator in schools, colleges, community groups and companies and worked as a Recreation Therapist at St. Patrick’s University Hospital. She facilitates regularly with Gateway Mental Health Association and has designed and facilitated new courses for DCU Recovery College. She received a distinction in Train The Trainer in 2011 and holds a professional certificate in the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness. Most recently, she completed a postgraduate certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise at UCD’s Innovation Academy where she spent four months intensively working on her vision for Act The Maggot.

Cancellation policy on evening classes and corporate training.

If you cancel more than 30 days before the date of the course, we will refund the course fee, less the deposit. If you cancel less than 30 days before the date of the course, there is no refund. If you need to cancel because of exceptional circumstances, you can defer your place to a later course date or send someone in your place, once you advise us. For corporate training courses, a 50% deposit is required on booking. Once confirmed, dates may only be subject to one change.

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