Cassandra Hoolihan

Cassandra Hoolihan Member

Cassandra Hoolihan is an experienced secondary teacher in the ACT, specialising in Drama, Dance and English. She is currently the Coordinator of Arts at Caroline Chisholm School. In her role as a teacher, Cassandra has directed, stage managed and choreographed many events, including musicals, plays, talent nights and dance festivals. Cassandra has a background in the performing arts as an actor and performer. She has performed with companies in Newcastle (Tantrum Youth Arts, Newcastle Theatre Company, Stooged Theatre) and Canberra (Canberra Youth Theatre, Short and Sweet), and toured productions to Sydney, Gloucester Shakespeare Festival and regional NSW. Upon her move to Canberra, Cassandra trained with the Senior Ensemble at Canberra Youth Theatre and joined the team in administration and marketing in 2013. After completing a Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary), she then worked as the Education Officer at Canberra Theatre Centre in 2016, creating programs for and communicating with teachers across Canberra, giving her a unique understanding of the performing arts landscape as it relates to education in the ACT.