Lecturer in Speech & Drama
Dr Trina Scott holds a PhD and a BA from University College Cork and a Licentiate Diploma of Teacher of Speech and Drama from Trinity College London. She has also studied theatre in Germany and Austria. Her doctoral thesis focused on the dramatic works of experimental Austrian author, Konrad Bayer. Trina has attended workshops on Shakespeare, Beckett, commedia dell’arte, mask work and Linklater voice training with Fiona Shaw, Phillip Zarilli, Barry Grantham, Trestle Theatre Company and Regina Crowley, among others.
Trina has taught at third level for many years and has held positions at Institute of Technology Tralee and University College Cork, where, together with a colleague, she was the recipient of a President’s Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching and Learning.
As a performer, Trina has featured in radio drama and on stage. Productions include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Possibilities, Sleepwalking, Play and A Voyage to the Moon. Directing credits for CIT Cork School of Music include Boat Memory and Grimms Tales (with Regina Crowley), Revolting Roald, Dreams of Anne Frank, Alice, The Happy Prince and The Crucible.
Trina is also a member of the advisory board of the online academic journal Scenario.
At CIT Cork School of Music Trina lectures on modules in the following areas: Theatre History, Performance, Theatre Lab and Thesis. She is currently Year Leader for BATDS 1.