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Following a professional career in both dance and modelling which took Amanda travelling in Europe, she successfully set up her own dance academy in February 1994. She has trained many dancers to professional level and watched her successful alumni grow. In September 2016, Academy set up LPA College – a college designed to provide industry ready training for students with an already high level of technical training. Amanda is an Examiner and Fellow with the IDTA and lectures on many theatre subjects and is a highly active member within the organisation. Incredibly passionate about teaching, Amanda offers personal assistance to all of her college students, teaching them to aim for the stars and helping them achieve their dreams and ambitions.

Wendi Peters

Patron

Wendi is best known for her role as Cilla Battersby Brown in Coronation Street – a role that she played for over four years and recently returned to after seven years away. Her portrayal of this much loved character has led to appearances on many television programmes including Flockstars, Celebrity Sewing Bee for Children in Need, Celebrity Mastermind, Adrenaline Junkie with Jack Osbourne, The F Word with Gordon Ramsey and Celebrity Masterchef in which she reached the finals. Wendi plays the recurring character Cook Jenkins in Hetty Feather (BBC) and her other television credits include: Queen Shania in Hacker Time (BBC); Kelly in Sadie J (BBC); Marion in Crime Stories (ITV); 'Podger' Pam Jolly in Bad Girls (ITV); Out of the Blue and Cardiac Arest (both BBC).

Film credits include Gyppo; Cilla in Coronation St - Out of Africa and Emily in In Love and War.

Theatre credits include: Rutherford & Sons (National Tour); Kath Casey in Our House 10th Anniversary Concert directed by Matthew Warchus (Savoy, London) Princess Puffer in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Arts Theatre, West End); Bet in April in Paris directed by John Godber (Hull Truck, National Tour); Mrs Metherall in The Game for Northern Broadsides directed by Barrie Rutter (National Tour); Grumpy Old Women Live 2 - Chin up Britain (National Tour and Novello Theatre, West End); Vagina Monologues (National Tour); Mrs Whippy - one woman play written by Cecelia Ahern (Dublin and National Tour, Ireland); Vagina Monologues (Tivoli Theatre, Dublin); Wicked Queen in Snow White (Orchard Theatre, Dartford); Children Will Listen – celebrating Stephen Sondheim's 75th Birthday (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Emily in Follies in concert (London Palladium); Mrs Brown in Me and My Girl; Louise in Murder on the Nile; Fairy Godmother in Cinderella; Poppy in Noises Off; Kate in Bedroom Farce (Palace Theatre, Westcliff); Hobby in Teechers (Hull Truck National Tour); Sally in Scarlet Pimpernel; Red Riding Hood in Into The Woods (Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich); Sue in A Slice of Saturday Night (Playhouse, Derby); Jan in Grease (Olympia Theatre, Dublin); Cindy in Sugar; Miss Electra in Gypsy (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds ); Guys and Dolls, Hello Dolly (National Tours).

Radio credits include BBC Radio 2 1 s Friday Night is Music Night (guest soloist).

Wendi loves cooking and baking and has started a blog diary, recording her recipes and kitchen exploits; www.wendipeterspuddingqueen.blogspot.com. She hosts the annual Cake & Bake Show (the UK's biggest baking exhibition) and does the voiceover for ITV I's daytime show Britain's Best Bakery.

For the 2014/15 Christmas period Wendi returned to the role of Martha Watson in White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre, having previously played it to great acclaim at both the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, and the Lowry, Manchester. Most recently Wendi could be seen in the National Tour of Oh What a Lovely War and as Dorothy Needham in the world premiere of Hatched 'n' Dispatched at the Park Theatre, London.

Storme Playell

Vice Principal

Storme started dancing at the age of 3 she gained a scholarship and first started training at the Urdang Academy and continued at Masters performing Arts college gaining a diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre. She also trained in Russia where she learned the Kirov Ballet Syllabus. Throughout her training she gained all her Ballet, Tap and Modern Major Examinations and also her ISTD teaching Associate.

Theatre credits include: Dance Captain what a feeling (UK tour) assistant to Bruno Tonioli. Dance Captain Billy Pearce Laughter show (Blackpool). Spirit of the Dance and Spirit of Broadway (UK tour) David King. Peter Pan, Snow White and the wizard of Oz for QDOS productions. Crazy for You (UK tour) ensemble.

Television and commercial credits include: Backing dancer for Robbie Williams BBC, Rachel Stevens pop video. Trade and fashion shows for Wella and L’Oréal in Milan and Italy. Trade Show for Seat Ibiza in Jakarta and South Korea. Dance promotion ITV and BBC for Richard Branson Virgin Airlines. Storme also worked for Costa Cruise lines for many years in their Dance and Musical Theatre shows. Storme has been teaching all aspects of Dance and Musical Theatre for the past 15 years.

Anthony Whiteman

Artistic Director, Head of Musical Theatre

Anthony trained as a full scholarship student at Masters Performing Arts College, where he gained an Honours Diploma in Musical Theatre/ Dance, under the personal direction of Wendy Headford, obtaining his A.I.S.T.D in modern and tap dancing (HONS) and his Associate LAMDA (HONS).

Choreographic includes: 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice' - Union, 'Jason and the Argonauts' - Bridewell, 'The Wizard of Oz' - European Tour, 'Legally Blonde' - Gatehouse (NOM Best Choreographer Off West End Awards), 'Something Old, Something New' - Bernie Grants (Review), The White Feather’ - Union, ‘Side By Side By Sondheim’ - Jack Studio Theatre, ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ - Rose and Crown (NOM Best Choreographer Off West End Awards & Best Choreography Broadway World Awards),  ‘In The Dead of Night’ - Landor (NOM Best Choreographer Off West End Awards), ‘Spring Awakening’ - Studio Theatre Ealing, ‘Dance Overtures 2015’ - New Wimbledon, ‘Bel Ami’ world premier - Charing Cross, ‘Ordinary Days’ - Studio Theatre Ealing, ‘Dance Overtures 2014’ - New Wimbledon As Assistant/ Associate Choreographer: ‘Grand Hotel’ - Southwark Playhouse, ‘The Producers’ - UK Tour, ‘Ghost’ - Frankfurt English Speaking, ‘Carousel’ - Arcola, ‘Hairspray’ - Curve Leicester, ‘Olympia’ - Workshop, ‘The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes’ - Hoxton Music Hall, ‘Quasimodo’ - Kings Head Theatre, ‘Mary Poppins’ - Reykjavik City Theatre, ‘Boy Meets Boy’ - Jermyn Street Theatre, ‘Victor Victoria’ - Southwark Playhouse, ‘Mack and Mabel’ - Southwark Playhouse, ‘Respect La Diva’ - Workshop, ‘The Boy Friend’ - Her Majesties, ‘Ludd and Isis’ Royal Opera House Production Park, ‘High Society’ – Gatehouse.

As a Performer: Ensemble understudy Ezekiel Foster in ‘White Christmas’ (Dominion 14/15, Edinburgh Festival13/14, Salford Lowry 12/13), Ensemble understudy Tin Man and Uncle Henry in ‘ Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz’ (London Palladium), Featured Ensemble in 'Top Hat' (World Premier UK Tour) understudying Bates and MC, Children's Dance Captain/ Ensemble in ‘Billy Elliot’ (Victoria Palace Theatre), Resident Choreographer/ Swing in ’Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ (UK/ International Tour), Assistant Dance Captain/ Swing in Cameron Mackintosh’s ‘My Fair Lady’ (50th Anniversary UK Tour), Swing/ Skimbleshanks in‘Cats’ (UK/ International Tour)

Television and commercial credits Include: Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, This Morning, Text Santa, A Christmas Cracker. Anthony can also be heard tap dancing on Cameron Mackintosh and Disney’s Icelandic cast recording of ‘Mary Poppins’

A keen educator, Anthony has taught at many colleges in the UK including London Studio Centre, Guildford School of Acting, Tiffany Theatre College, Collins Performing Arts, Scene II Performing Arts and Northern Ballet School. Anthony has also freelanced as a tap coach for Billy Elliot the Musical and is a Lecturer at the University of West London (LCM).  Anthony has held seats as a judge at many dance events and competitions and is an advisor to the Dance World Cup organisation and the Artistic Director for the 2016 finals. Anthony is also the choreographic mentor for the Perfect Pitch musical Danny Hero.

Michael Stojko

Head of Ballet

Michael trained at Royal Ballet White Lodge and then Royal Ballet Upper School. He has continuously worked in the Company.

Repertoire credits within the company include: Beggar chief – Manon - Sir Kenneth Macmillan. Three officers – Anastasia – Sir Kenneth Macmillan. Lead Mandolin – Romeo and Juliet – Sir Kenneth Macmillan. Tall and short pas de deux – Elite Syncopations – Sir Kenneth Macmillan Neapolitan pas de deux  – Swan lake – Sir Frederick Ashton Lead stool waltz – Swan Lake- Sir Anthony Dowell after Petipa Blue boy – Les patineurs – Sir Frederick Ashton Puck – A Midsummer Night’s Dream –Sir Frederick Ashton Jester – Cinderella – Sir Frederick Ashton Kolia – A month in the country – Sir Frederick Ashton Squirrel Nutkin – The tales of Beatrix Potter –Sir Frederick Ashton Johnny Town-Mouse – The tales of Beatrix Potter – Sir Frederick Ashton Napoleon – Cinderella – Sir Frederick Ashton. Goats pas de deux – Sylvia –Sir Frederick Ashton Pas de trois – Les Rendezvous –Sir Frederick Ashton Alain – La Fille Mal Gardee –Sir Frederick Ashton Cockerel – La Fille Mal Gardee –Sir Frederick Ashton Lead med divert – Ondine –Sir Frederick Ashton Peasant pas de six – Giselle – Sir Peter Wright Trepak – Nutcracker –Sir Peter Wright Drosselmeyer’s assistant – Nutcracker – Sir Peter Wright Harlequin Doll – Nutcracker – Sir Peter Wright Soldier doll – Nutcracker – Sir Peter Wright 1st Movement solo couples – Symphony in C – George Balanchine 4 small boys – Stravinsky Violin Concerto – George Balanchine 4 solo boys – Rubies  – George Balanchine Orange boy – Gong – Mark Morris Head Fakir – La Bayadere – Natalia Makarova Sancho Panza - Don Quixote - Carlos Acosta.

Paula Cabral Stojko

Ballet

Paula trained at the Maria Olenewa State Ballet School of Rio de Janeiro ( Brazil )  -  directed by Tatiana Leskova  and continued her training at the London Studio Centre (Images of Dance) - directed by Margaret Barbieri and Iain Webb ( under full scholarship ) she has also gained her ISTD-DDI qualified.

Repertoire Credits Include: English National Ballet (August 2011/July 2014) - Directors: Wayne Eagling/Tamara Rojo.Semperoper Ballet Dresden ( Germany (August 2006 to July 2011 ) Director : Aaron Watkin. In house choreographer David Dawson Leipziger Ballet (Germany (August 2001/ July 2006) )  -   Directors Uwe Scholz / Paul Chalmer.

Semperoper Dresden (Germany (August 2000 / July 2001) - Director Vladimir Derevianko.

The Nutcracker- Wayne Eagling.Sleeping Beauty- Kenneth MacMillan

Swan Lake- Derek Deane (both versions, as in the proscenium and in-the-round)

Romeo and Juliet- Rudolf Nureyev and the round version of Derek Deane

Etudes- Harald Lander.Strickly Gershwin- Derek Deane.Raymonda- Rudolf Nureyev. Petruschka- Fokine.Coppelia- Ronald Hynd after Marius Petipa

Le Corsaire- Anna Marie Holmes after Marius Petipa.Theme and Variations- GeorgeBalanchine.Midsummer Nights Dream- John Neumeier.Nutcracker- Jonh Neumeier.Illusions of Swan Lake- Jonh Neumeier.Petit Mort- Jiri Kylian.Six Dances- Jiri Kylian.

Giselle- David Dawson.The Second Detail and In The Middle Somewhat Elevated- William Forsythe.Sleeping Beauty- Aaron Watkin.Ballet Russe- Fokine.La Bayadere- Aaron Watkin Jewels, Rubies and Diamonds- George Balanchine.

Works by Pascal Touzeau, Jacopo Godani, Johan Inger, Matz Ek and Jiri Bubenicek

Die Schöpfung – Uwe Scholz.Ballet Symphonien – Uwe Scholz.Le Sacre Du Printemps – Uwe Scholz.Romeo and Juliet – Youri Vamos.Bruckner 8 – Uwe Scholz.Swan Lake – Uwe Scholz

Symphony in C – Balanchine.The Four Temperaments – Balanchine.Sleeping Beauty – Uwe Scholz.Kl assische Sinfonie – Uwe Scholz.La Sylphide – Peter Schaufuss.  La Fille Mal Gardée  -  Lazini. Giselle  - Vladimir  Derevianko.The Nutcracker  -  John Neumeier. Taming of the Shrew and Onegin  -  John Cranko.Voluntaries  -  Glen Tetley.Paganini  -  Vasiliev .Mahler  -  Mauro Bigonzetti.Red & Black  -  Uwe Scholz.Daphnes and Chloe, Rite of Spring – John NeumeierTriple Bill – works by Robert North, Uwe Scholz and Hans Van Manen.

Television Credits Include : 'Agony and Ecstasy A Year With English National Ballet' on BBC Four.'Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake' on BBC Four.The 2012 Olympic Games in London with the English National Ballet.Soloist guest contracts with Ballet Ireland and Peter Schaufuss Ballet.

Andrew Monaghan

Ballet

Andrew started his training with Elaine Ferry and as a Junior and Mid Associate with Birmingham Royal Ballet, before graduating from Central School of Ballet with First Class BA (Hons).

Theatre Includes: Tantrum, Archer and Leo in Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty (UK and World Tour); Vito, Chad and cover Angelo in Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man(UK Tour and Ravenna); Ensemble and cover Prince in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (UK and World Tour); ‘British Style’ for The Queen’s Coronation Festival Gala, Buckingham Palace (New Adventures/Drew McOnie); London 2012 Olympics (O2 Arena, ExCel Arena, Olympic Park); Ballet Central 2012 (UK Tour); Cherubin (Guildhall School of Music and Drama); and Fritz in BRB’s the Nutcracker (Birmingham Hippodrome).

Film/TV Includes – Vito in Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man (Sky Arts); ‘British Style’ for The Queen’s Coronation Festival Gala (BBC); Anna Karenina dir. Joe Wright (Working Title).

Andrew has also choreographed productions of Rent, Spring Awakening, Hair, 42nd Street, Hairspray and most recently West Side Story for Wing-It Theatre, a theatre company that produces annual summer youth projects in the West Midlands, and he also teaches at colleges and dance schools throughout the UK.

Amber Doyle

Ballet

Amber trained at the Royal Ballet School and Central School of ballet, Graduating with an 'A'-level in dance history.

Performance credits include Phantom of the Opera, dancing the role of a ballet girl and Meg Giry.

She performed with the Malmo Musick Theater in various Opera Ballets, including Nine and La Traviata, to name a few, as well as performances with English National Ballet Company in Swan Lake.

Commercials, music videos and film have given Amber the opportunity to work with artists such as Madonna, Duffy, Jessie J, Calvin Harris, Black Eye Peas, and Franz Ferdinand.

Amber has also worked with ICON Dance Company performing soloist roles for the Wella Awards Ceremony New York and a launch for Range Rover alongside Victoria Beckham in Beijing.

Most recently Amber performed in the new feature film-Anna Karenina Directed by Jo Wright, choreography Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Adam Clayton-Smith

Tech Jazz /Commercial

Adam trained at Performers College under Brian Rogers.

Theatre credits Include : Edward Scissor hands Mathew Bourne at the Sydney opera house , BRATZ, The children of Eden, Show Boat at the Royal Albert hall and is currently in the West end with Mama Mia.

Television and Commercial credits include: L’Oréal, T mobile, X Factor for Olly Murs, Plan B. Royal Variety Girls Aloud and the Pussy Cat Dolls. Brit Awards Girls Aloud.

Music Videos for artists such as Ellie Goulding, Mel C, Emma Bunton.

Adam continues to perform professionally. As well as being a Guest teacher at Many Colleges.

Matthew Wesley

Tech Jazz / Musical Theatre

MATTHEW WESLEY

Trained at Arts Ed.

Musical Theatre Credits
2015, Musical, Dance Captain, THE BODYGUARD, UK TOUR
2014, Musical, Ensemble, MONTY PYTHON LIVE, O2 ARENA, Musical, Dance Captain/Swing/Assistant Fight Captain, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
2013, Musical, Workshop, Ensemble, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Harvey,  Musical, Featured Singer, HOT STUFF, Leicester Curve
2012, Musical, Bobby/Onstage Swing, CABARET, SAVOY THEATRE
2011, Musical, Swing/Understudy Mary Sunshine, CHICAGO, GARRICK THEATRE
2010, Musical, Ensemble, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, Palace Theatre London
2009, Musical, Harry and Harrison, CHICAGO, Cambridge Theatre
2007, Musical, Thomas Hassinger/ Understudy Stewpot, SOUTH PACIFIC UK TOUR

Choreographic Credits
2012, Event, Assistant Choreographer, EN KVOLL MED DANIEL GANESH, Daniel
2009, Event, Ensemble, ONE MORE TIME
2007, Event, Ensemble, FOLLIES CONCERT (PALLADIUM)
2005, Event, Ensemble/Vocalist, SONDHEIM'S 75TH BIRTHDAY GALA
2004, Event, Dancer, OLYMPIA HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW, Dougie Squires

Television Credits
2015, Stage, Dancer, LAUGHING MATTERS WITH CELIA IMRIE, Fidelis Morgan
2014, Television, Dancer, BRUCE'S HALL OF FAME, Hat Trick Productions, Arlene Phillips
2014, Cabaret, Swing, LAUGHING MATTERS CELIA IMRIE, Fidelis Morgan

Shaun Smith

Commercial / Jazz

Shaun trained at the Harlequin Stage School in Worcester, then Graduated from London Studio Centre.

Theatre Credits Include: Zoonation's 'Into The Hoods - Remixed' Resident Director- UK Tour)  Tommy Franzens 'Smile' (Assistant director/choreographer, Sadlers Wells, ZooNations 'The Mad Hatters Tea Party' Dance Captain - Royal Opera House , Linbury Theatre,  ZooNations 'Groove On Down The Road' Assistant Director QEH Southbank centre, 'I Can't Sing - the X Factor Musical' Dance Captain - London Palladium, Boy Blue Ent Production 'The Five And The Prophecy Of Prana' (Barbican), 'Blaze Streetdance Sensation' (Australia and Germany tour) ZooNation's 'Some Like It Hip Hop' Sadlers Wells and UK Tour, 'Shoes The Musical' - Ensemble/Swing Sadlers Wells Zoo Nation's 'Into The Hoods' - Swing Royal Festival Hall, 'West Side Story' - Swing (50th anniversary UK Tour), Boy Blue Ent production 'Pied Piper' (Theatre Royal, Stratford)

Television and Commercial Credits Include : Take That (Brit Awards 2015) Justin Bieber 'Somebody to Love/Baby' (X Factor), Andy Mineo (O2 Arena),  LMFAO (Let's Dance and Britain's Got Talent), Cher Lloyd 'Swagger Jagger' (T4 On The Beach and BRMB Live), JLS (Summertime Ball), Cheryl Cole Promise This' (Children in Need), Katie Perry 'Fireworks' (X Factor), Professor Green 'Monster' (Mobo Awards), Cheryl Cole '3 Words' (Music Video)

Jamal Crawford

Commercial

Jamal Trained at Masters performing Arts College.

Theatre Credits include: Fame the Musical Tyrone Jackson (International Tour). The Bodyguard Musical (UK Tour). Guys and Dolls (UK Tour), Qdos Pantomimes Glasgow.

Commercial and TV credits include: National television awards, L.L-SALT (music video), featured dancer. Alexandra Burke- renegade (Music video) and Brit Awards. Genius (Movie) staring Jude law and Colin Firth.

Briony Albert

Commercial

Briony is has been in the professional Industry for Many years. As well as a Dancer she is also choreographing many projects.

Television and film credits: Pharell (The Voice USA) Fatima Robinson. Christina Aguilera (VMAs) Stephanie Roos. Leona Lewis (X Factor USA) Dennis Jauch. Cee Lo Green (The Voice USA) Hi Hat. Florence and the Machine, Snoop Dogg and Alexandra Burke (The Brit Awards ). Whitney Houston (X Factor) Jerry Slaughter. Snoop Dog and Pharell ( MTV Music Awards) Fatima Robinson. Take That (Brit Awards and National Movie Awards) Kim Gavin. Cheryl Cole ( Brit Awards) Beth Honan. Alesha Dixon (Children in Need) Ashley Wallen.

Live and stage performances include: Guns and Roses ( Wembley Arena). Take That ( circus Stadium Tour) Kim Gavin. Peter Andre ( Arena Tour). Kylie Minouge (The Queens Jubilee) Blanca Li. Fergie ( Wembley Stadium ). Beverley Knight (Channel 5 10th Anniversary) Alisha Mckensey.

Music Videos and Commercials Include: Cold Play (Charlie Brown) Frank Gatson. Madonna (Sorry) Dir. Jamie King. Robbie Williams (love light). Michelle Du Verney. Take That (Love Love) Kim Gavin. Calvin Harris (The Girls) Steven Hoggett. Noisettes ( Don’t upset the Rhythm) Briony Albert. Got to Dance (Dancer) Alex Reynolds. Ministry of Sound (Dancer) Michelle Du Vernay. T Mobile ( Dancer) . Steven Hughes.

Megan Little

Commercial / Musical Theatre

Megan trained at The Urdang Academy since graduating she is in a girl crew called "Poison" that won UDO world Championship. She danced on Got to Dance, corporate event like Move it, UK stand up, and many more. She also danced on X Factor, and Britain’s Got Talent, Up Late with Rylan

Commercial and T.V credits Includes Lily Allen on her World Tour "Sheezus" included performing on T.V. Theatres and festivals around the U.K America and Europe. Other artists include Jessie J and David Guetta.

In 2015 she studies all aspects of Dance in LA for 6 months where she trained with some of the world’s best dance school such as Millennium, Debbie Reynolds and Movement Lifestyle. Signed with an agent (clear talent)

Hollywood a choreographer that has choreographed for Beyonce and Niki Minaj

Ben Jennings

Musical Theatre

Training – Ben Trained with s scholarship to the Urdang Academy of Ballet and Performing Arts

Theatre Includes – Currently appearing in Jersey Boys (understudy lead, Frankie Vallie, Picadilly Theatre), He made is West End debut at the age of 9 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in Arriana. Other work in the West End includes Mama Mia! (Prince of Wales theatre), Kipper in Lionel Bart’s Oliver! (London Palladium), Gavroche in Les Miserables (Palace) and Eugene Onegin (London Coliseum). More recently, Hair (European Tour), Beauty and the Beast (Germany), Aladdin (Worthing), Sleeping Beauty (Theatre Royal Norwich) and Oliver! (Kuala Lumpar).

Other work includes – Jamie in The Diary of Me (Trafalgar Studios, and the following internet/television pilot for the show) and the lead character in the internet sensation Who Killed Summer, with a following of more than 10 million viewers. He can be seen on the video recording of Cameron Mackintosh’s Hey, Mr Producer!, which was filmed live before Her Majesty The Queen at the Lyceum, London. During his training he appeared in numerous dance videos and commercials

Freddie Huddleston

Tap / Musical Theatre

Freddie is a London based artistic director and choreographer.

Choreographic and Performing Credits Include Sky 1’s Got to Dance, Lip Sync Battle UK, Dance Coach/ Assistant BBC Children In Need 2015 Eastender’s Top Hat, Back To Broadway Uk Tour, Be TTC (Shaw Theatre) Westend Heroes (Dominion Theatre) Associate Choreographer Thoroughly Modern Millie (Landor Theatre), Associate Choreographer The MGM Story (Upstairs at the gatehouse) Qudos Pantomimes, Assistant choreographer Jerry’s Girls (St James Theatre), Associate choreographer An Evening with Anton Du Beke, BBC Children in Need Greasenders 2014, BBC Children in Need Big Dance 2013, BBC Let’s Dance for Comic Relief ‘Anything Goes’ with Coronation Street’s Antony Cotton. 42nd Street Charity Gala (London Palladium) Move It main stage 2013-2015. As well as performing Freddie also guest teaches and choreographs for London Colleges such as Arts Ed, GSA, Urdang, Chichister University, D and B Performing Arts. Freddie is currently working as associate choreographer on Sideshow at Southwark Playhouse. www.freddiehuddleston.com

Joe ‘BBoy Unique’ Livermore

Body Conditioning / Tricks & Stunt Work

Joe – Bboy Unique – from Essex, appeared on Sky1’s ‘Got to Dance 2012’, where he made it to the finals with the crew that he runs - Methods of Movement.   He starting his training in gymnastics at an early age and qualified for a place in the British National Team which lead onto stunt work in films such as ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Green Street’ and ‘Bourne 5', as well as TV stunts in adverts.   Joe has dedicated the last 14 years of his life to bboying – teaching, choreographing and performing it all over the world. He has represented the UK in the World Hip-Hop Championships in Las Vegas.

Some of Joe’s dance work includes, dancing for Jason Derulo at the O2 Arena, featuring in an advert for Heineken, touring with Diversity on their ‘Diversities’ show and performing in the World Tour of Blaze.

Hannah Prince De Souza

Singing / Vocal Technique

Hannah trained as a scholarship student at CPA Studios where she gained a Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre as well as her A.I.S.T.D in both Tap and Modern Theatre (both received with honours). Has been performing both in the U.K and internationally as a lead vocalist for the past 11 years as well as training and working as a professional dancer.

Theatre credits Include: Lead vocalist for Jean Ann Ryan Productions including Cameron Mackintosh's 'Hey! Mr Producer', 'Que Noche' and 'Cirque Pan'. Showstoppers Worldwide 'Las Vegas Fantasy' Taiwan Theatre Tour and 'Crazy Girls' Casino de la Vallee, St.Vincent, Italy. Lead vocalist and dancer; Manik Production's 'Broadway Nights' Rhodes. Lead Singer for Voice steps Choir, Switzerland. 'Cinderella' in Cameron Productions 'Cinderella' at the New Empire Theatre, Lead vocalist for Warner Hotels and Dancer for Paul Holman Associates Pantomime; Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs.

Iain Vince-Gatt

Singing / Musical Theatre

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Thomas Aldridge

Acting / Shakespeare

TRAINING: Thomas trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Currently playing Grantaire in the West End cast of Les Miserables.

THEATRE CREDITS INCLUDE: Barry in the original West End cast of Made in Dagenham (Adelphi Theatre), Billy Kostecki in Dirty Dancing (Original National Tour cast); Dickon in The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep); Francis Flute in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Curtis in Taming of the Shrew and Pup in Babe (Open Air Theatre, Regents Park); Roger Parslow in His Dark Materials (National Tour),  Wally Parr in Only the Brave (Soho Theatre/Wales Millennium Centre), Mr Beaver in The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe (Birmingham Rep), Stanley in High Society (Shaftesbury Theatre and National Tour); Tootles in Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure (Birmingham Rep & West Yorkshire Playhouse); Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda (Royal Shakespeare Company workshops); Munchkin Mayor in The Wizard of Oz (RSC/West Yorkshire Playhouse)

TELEVISION CREDITS INCLUDE: Bridge in Undercover (BBC), Steward Taylor in Titanic (ITV and ABC America); Smudger Collins in Call the Midwife, Callum Ross in Silent Witness, Darren Peasgood in Doctors, Garvey in Eastenders, Danny in Hope & Glory, Jason in Killers (all BBC); Reece in Law & Order: UK, Warren in Primeval (ITV) & the ongoing role of Spencer Franks in Bwarks online award winning comedy series The Support Group.

FILM ROLES: Copper in Flea (BBC Films) Phillip Patel in MI9-2-5 (NFTS) & Mikey in Blasted (shortlisted best short Cannes, Toronto & Sundance Film Festivals)

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: Love Story - The Musical; Only The Brave; Mrs Harris; His Dark Materials and Matilda.

CAST RECORDINGS: Made in Dagenham, Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure, Only the Brave & Tomorrow Morning.

Thomas has appeared in various commercials most notably fronting the commercials for Paddy Power.

Moray Treadwell

Acting

Moray trained at the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and the Guildford School of Acting where he graduated with the Actors Cup.

Currently playing The Old Gentleman in The Railway Children at London’s Kings Cross Theatre until January 2017

Theatre includes: The Beatles LOVE Show for Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas; Italian tours of Waiting For Godot, playing Pozzo; Lane and Merryman in The Importance of Being Earnest for Vienna’s English Theatre; Tucker in The Ruling Class for Frankfurt's English Theatre; and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at The National Theatre of Macedonia - a joint production with Corin Redgrave’s Moving Theatre Company.

With repertory companies around the UK roles include: Duncan in Macbeth; Malvolio in 12th Night; Capulet in Romeo and Juliet; Hindley in Wuthering Heights; Brassett in Charley’s Aunt; Horace in The Little Foxes; Mark in Building Blocks; Casswell in Cause Celebre; Mick in The Caretaker; Sidney in Absurd Person Singular; Orsini-Rosenburg in Amadeus; Malone in Man and Superman and national tours of Arsenic and Old Lace and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Television includes: EastEnders; Beck; Murder Most Horrid; Ultraviolet; Wuthering Heights; 2.4 Children; My Family; Manchild; Whose Baby?; Planespotting, and Downton Abbey Series 4.

Film: Pirates of the Caribbean II (Dead Man’s Chest) and Round Ireland with a Fridge.

Moray has also recorded several audio books for the RNIB and guides young people around the battlefields of France and Belgium.

Amy Gregitis

Acting

Amy Gregitis LAMDA, LIDTA, BBO level 6 Diploma

Drama Teacher

Theatre/performing Credits include - The London Dungeon Acting Company (Merlin Entertainments), Cartoon Network, Presenter (Merlin Entertainments), Nick Jr. tour (Nickelodeon) Postman Pat Live! National tour (Children's Showtime Productions) Noddy Live! (DC Entertainments) The Tweenies Live! UK theatre and arena and Hong Kong tour (BBC Worldwide), Cinderella, Victoria Theatre, Halifax, Mother Goose, Royal Leamington Spa and Loughborough Town Hall (Imagine Theatre Pantomimes) CBeebies Live! Theatre and arena tours (BBC Worldwide)

As director - Shaun The Sheep Live (Jarkarta, Indonesia), Rastamouse (uk tour and Glastonbury festival), The Octonauts Live UK Tour (all for BBCWorldwide/ Rainbow Productions)

Television - CITV, Channel 5's Milkshake, Bad Girls (ITV), Weird Sister (CBBC), Eastenders (BBC), The Tweenies (CBBC), London 2012 Olympics. Various adverts including Colgate, McDonald's and

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