Seamus O'Grady

Education Specialist

Artistic Director Seamus O’Grady was the Director of Curriculum in the Catholic Education Office, Sydney for 14 years holding post-graduate qualifications in Science, Education and Theological Studies.

Seamus held the position of Secondary School Principal for 16 years in three States of Australia, and was Consultant and Education Officer in Sydney prior to his current role.

Seamus has been a member of the Sydney Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Board from 1997 – 2010 and a member of the Catholic Education Commission Standing Committee on Education Policy since 1998.

He has a great interest in encouraging young people to develop their talents, particularly in the performing arts.  He has been responsible for initiating, developing and promoting the Catholic Schools Performing Arts Program (CaSPA) which has received national and international acclaim.