Luke Gallagher

YEAR OF AWARD: 2019
AGE AT AWARD: 20
ARTFORMS: Drama , Acting
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Biography

An actor from Glasgow, Luke comes from a family of tradespeople. He is the first in his family to pursue a career in the arts.

Luke was a member of the 'Young Co.' at Citizens Theatre.  He proved himself to be committed and conscientious, and took part in a production that toured around Glasgow Secondary Schools.

Luke has been described by his tutors as having an excellent natural instinct for performance and an edge that makes him interesting to watch.

As an aspiring actor, Luke applied to Rose Bruford College in London.  He felt that the focus on both theatre and film offered a good fit for his personality, style and ambitions.  He was successful in his application - a mark of his strong skillset and potential.

Over the longer term, Luke aims to move back to Scotland to support the development of the Scottish theatre sector.

How the Award Helped

Luke received an Award to support his Foundation Studies in Acting course at Rose Bruford College.



"I don’t come from an arts background, but my working class Glaswegian upbringing has given me the belief that what’s for me won’t go by me. My ambition is to get to the top of my field and enjoy the journey along the way. I have benefited greatly from receiving this award"