Maynooth Post Primary student, Caolann Haughton, wins ‘Best Male Performance in a Leading Role’ at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards

May 10, 2016

Caolann Haughton may 2016Maynooth Post Primary student Caolann Haughton, after singing with the school choir in Navan dashed to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin.  There he won ‘Best Male Performance in a Leading Role‘ at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards for his performance as lead in ‘Jesus Christ, Superstar’, the school musical of 2015. It was an Oscar style award ceremony presented by Two Tube t.v. presenters Bláthnaid Treacy and Stephen Byrne recognising talent from throughout the country. Caolann was presented with his award by Amy Huberman in recognition of his role as Jesus Christ encompassing his singing and acting abilities. The judges summed him up with the one word ‘professional’’ and deemed him to have ‘acting abilities beyond his years’. Caolann was very magnanimous upon receiving his award saying that it was ‘really a reflection of all the time and hard work put in by everyone and I’m thrilled to be able to share it with everyone’.  Well done to Caolann and to all the musical cast and crew that made this success possible.

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