Sarah O'Connor

Sarah is 20 years old and originally from Lucan in Dublin. She has been living in the UK for a year and a half and is in her second year studying musical theatre at Collins Performing Arts in Essex.

Sarah has always loved musical theatre and became involved in it when she was just 7 years old after her mum saw an ad for a stage school in a local newspaper. She says she never looked back and that she 'eats, sleeps and breathes' musical theatre. Sarah O'ConnorSarah says getting the role of Serena would be the biggest thing that has happened to her in her life and her first professional musical theatre role.

Sarah's boyfriend of 2 years, Peter lives in Dublin and supported her 'big move' to London. Sarah says; 'to understand each other more, I bring him to the theatre and he brings me to sports matches.' Sarah says they would both be delighted if she could stay in Ireland for a while with a professional job in the industry, however, no one would be happier to see Sarah move home then her mother, Geraldine who says she misses Sarah making noise around the house ever since she left! Sarah intends on taking advantage of her mother's home cooked meals while she is back in Dublin!

Sarah is also a violinist and has been playing for the past 14 years. She has toured Ireland, Scotland, France and Wales with the Dublin Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ireland.