Megan Ring - Principle
Level 3 Diploma Musical Theatre, LAMDA.
Megan graduated from Worthing College in 2013 after years of performing on stage in musicals and dance shows. She has since been teaching performing arts around west Sussex working with other companies developing children’s talents and confidence as well as doing professional work. Megan studied at Shana Goldman’s Stage School in Brighton where she received LAMDA (acting) and ISTD (dance) training. Megan over the years has created a professional portfolio which includes lead roles at the Shakespeare Festival, the National Theatre Festival and dance performances in the UK and France. Megan has dance and tv experience, including a dance part on Sadie J, a CBBC show, appeared in the film Triumph in the Sky and various music videos. She also has media and behind the camera training and enjoys incorporating these genres into her theatre productions. She is passionate about the opportunity to share her knowledge and experience with other young performers.
Emily Partner - Musical Theatre/ Tap Teacher
RAD, TRINITY GUILDHALL
Emily graduated from Worthing College in 2013 after completing tap grades in school and doing an extended diploma at Worthing. She now studies music at Northbrook University and hopes to gain her masters in teaching, along side university she teaches private singing using her skills to help the students learn different techniques. She went to K-Bis Theatre school where she gained her RAD ballet exams, ISTD tap, modern and jazz exams. She has also gained TRINITY GUILDHALL solo and group musical theatre exams. She successfully gained Distinctions in all her exams. Over time she has created a portfolio of credits. One of her proudest moments is gaining experience in a recording studio, auditioning for her place and getting to know the way round it all. In addition she has media and logic x-pro skills within music something which she continues to grow throughout her university course. She is very excited to pass her knowledge and skills on to young avid performers.
Katie-Emma Silverson - Drama Teacher (LAMDA)
Katie graduated from the American Musical Theatre Academy of London in 2015 with Distinction in Singing and Acting. During her training she performed as the Witch in Into The Woods, Hope in Janus Table, new writing written and directed by Mark Goldthorp and also performed at the Hackney Empire in Godspell UK Tour. Since graduating Katie has performed as Holly in Best Of Christmas, Guinevere in The Sword In The Stone, as well as recording Michael Diana's music video 'Run With Me', and performing at Sam Bailey's (X-Factor Winner's) Concert as part of her Support Act. Most recently she took on the role of Princess Pearl in Sinbad at Thwaites Empire Theatre in Blackburn.
Our wonderful Katie is currently working in Italy performing in In The Woods - we are super proud but missing her lots. During her time away we have the equally fantastic Vicki Stitt inspiring our young stars.
Vicki Stitt - Drama Teacher
Vicki studied Drama at the Academy of Live Recorded Arts before pursuing a career in dance in Paris. Since moving back to the UK quite a few years ago she has taught Drama at Davison C of E High School for Girls. Vicki is currently completing her BA in Theatre Arts at Northbrook with the intention of returning to teaching at secondary school level in September 2018.
Louise Victoria Davies - Street Dance Teacher
Louise has had years of professional work and has danced for Little Mix, The X Factor, One Direction and many many more including the all star Choreographer Brian Friedman. More information coming soon……
Joanna Kirby - Ballet (RAD RTS)
Joanna started RAD ballet at the age of 3 at the Sylvia Bryant School of Dance, then at the age of 9 joined the Arnould School of Dance & Drama studying RAD & ISTD ballet, modern, tap, jazz, singing & drama. At 16 Joanna went on to complete 3 years at Laine Theatre Arts & became a successful professional dancer travelling all over the world for almost 10 years. After retiring to get married & have a family, she has recently re trained with the Royal Academy of Dance to become a classical ballet teacher, teaching children from 3 to 16 years. Performing & dance have been part of her life & now she enjoys sharing her love of dance with the next generations to come.
Our Support Staff
Meet our fabulous team that help out every week!
Reception Manager: Shelley Sanbrook
Class Assistants: Helen Ring, Dani Aylmore and Shelley Sanbrook
Chaperones: Shelley Sanbrook, Jacqui Bayes and Vicki Pinnell
All of our support staff are DBS checked and have experience of working with children.
Patrons: Nicola Scriven and Darren Ring