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.
Chris Black - Acro / Competition Coach
Chris is a professional Singer, Dancer and Actor. He trained for three years at Bird College to gain a degree in Musical Theatre. A highly experienced dancer/singer, he brings extensive knowledge of working professionally in the industry having played Brad in Hairspray (Royal Caribbean) and appeared in Sinatra in the West End to name a few. He also has experience in film and television work including modelling. Chris brings us new and exciting skills that he is keen to share with the children including gymnastics.
Emily Partner - Musical Theatre/ Tap
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.
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.
Terri Johnson - Street Dance / Commercial
Terri has always danced from a young age and continued her hobbies and passion throughout college and university. She attended Creative Academy where she gained a BA HONS in Dance Performance and ISTD qualifications. Terri has dance professionally in England, Europe & the Middle East. She has danced at The Wembley, Olympic & Amex stadium and been in adverts for EDF energy & SONY Made in Chelsea. Terri used to also dance for the BHAFC & MANA cheerleaders & a local Latin fitness company. Beside performing & choreographing, Terri teaches children and adults across East and West Sussex in all dance styles from classical to urban. She teaches children from 18 months old all the way up to adults and has experience working with disabilities and inclusive dance. Terri has a true passion for the arts and education and loves to impart knowledge, she is very happy to be part of the team here at Dynamic and cannot wait to watch the talented children here develop and grow!
Danielle Maslen - Drama
Synopsis coming soon ……..
Katie-Emma Silverson - Drama & LAMDA Instructor
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 recently returned from working in Italy performing in In The Woods - we are super proud of her and missed her lots while she was away.
Beth Symons LAMDA Instructor
Beth trained as an actress obtaining BA Cons in Acting for Stage & Media at London College of Music in 2014. She specialises in Comedy, Improvisation and Musical Theatre. She has been lucky enough to perform all over the world from Camden to Cairo.
She has performed in numerous plays and comedy sketches at the Brighton, Camden and Edinburgh Fringe. After a sell out run at Brighton Fringe she took her own show 'A Glass of Nothingéto to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 which was a lifetime ambition of hers. She performed in the original cast of Vagabond Skieséin in 2017, a new musical that premiered with a showcase at The Leicester Square Theatre which will be performed again in 2019. Teaching has always complimented Beth's acting career and she has taught 2.5 - 21 year olds drama, dance, singing and everything in between for the past 5 years. Recently she has started teaching LAMDA and all her students have obtained 100% Distinctions.
Claudia Ciofaca - Acro Instructor
Claudia was an elite gymnast in Romania for over 15 years, achieving a national title , winning a first overall title and first place on bars at the Romanian National Gymnastics Schools Championships. As a coaching assistant, she has contributed to some of the future elite gymnastic training programs.
Her passion for Dance led her to attend Modern dance classes, contemporary dance and show revue workshops. Since graduating she has been involved in group choreographies, attending several public events. She has extensive experience of teaching Acro. Dance classes to pupils aged between 4 - 17 years old. Working with many incredibly talented students, this experience has reinvigorated her love for Dance and Acrobatics.
Dance and physical education are integral to her life experience and acrobatics has become, not only a discipline but also a way of life, keeping her body healthy and strong. She very much enjoys working with children of all ages, seeing their enthusiasm towards life and dance, whilst hoping to inspire as many children as possible into seeing dance, sports, or any other activities, as a choice for them to become a better version of themselves.
Our Support Staff
Meet our fabulous team that help out every week!
Reception Manager: Shelley Sanbrook
Class Assistants: Helen Ring, Cheryl Minter and Shelley Sanbrook
Chaperones: Shelley Sanbrook, Cheryl Minter, Michelle Price & Tanith Stanley.
All of our support staff are DBS checked and have experience of working with children.
Patrons: Nicola Scriven and Darren Ring