UCC students making a song and dance over graduation

Just when you thought you’d seen the last of all those ’Happy’ videos, UCC students pull another one out of the bag.

Those attending today's conferrings at the university got a bit of a surprise when a group of graduates burst into a Pharrell Williams- inspired rendition of hit song 'Happy'.

Unsurprisingly, the participants were Drama and Theatre Studies graduates, who broke into the high-energy routine immediately after their ceremony.

And who could blame them? After years of dedicated study under their belts, they deserve a little 'Happy'-ness.

Co-ordinating the routine was choreographer Inma Pavon, a dance/movement lecturer with Drama & Theatre Studies UCC and assistant Drama & Theatre Studies lecturer Fionn Woodhouse.

Inma has worked professionally in Ireland for the last 15 years with a variety of different artists. Recently, she worked with composer John O’Brien in a film shown at INDIE Cork 2014.

Fionn has spent the last 12 years working in Educational Drama with Graffiti Theatre Company, Lightbulb Youth Theatre and Footlights Youth Theatre. He is currently completing a Masters at UCC.

To learn more about Drama & Theatre Studies at UCC, click here.

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