Our Trainers (Scroll down for specifics):
We have a hub of guides trained in various areas, such as:
Under 12 Drama Classes – Hatty Davis
Teenage Drama Classes – Chas Burns, Paul Southcott, Brett Griffiths, Matthew Morris.
Adult Drama Classes – Chas Burns, Paul Southcott, Vicky Allington, Matthew Morris.
Shakespeare – Paul Southcottt.
Between them they guide in a variety of skills.
Get in touch and let’s explore the opportunities together!
- Brett Griffiths
- Chas Burns
- Francesca "Chek" Best
- Hatty Davis
- Laura Morgan
- Matthew Morris
- Paul Southcott
- Victoria Allingtion
Brett has been a student at the academy and is LAMDA trained. He has a wide experience in TV and film, with Supporting Cast and speaking roles and is a mine of information on screen work together with behind the scenes preperation.
His knowledge base on character development and method is second to none.
Chas Burns is one of the few actors/tutors with RADA and LAMDA training.
His method of guiding people of all ages to develop their potential in performance is achieved through educating them in confidence and stage presence
He has created quite a buzz amongst in the area.
Chek’s one-2-one teaching focuses on developing the voice unique to each individual. While teaching the mechanics of singing as well as developing self-expression and creativity through song Chek can prepare trainee for grade qualifications in either ABRSM, Trinity, or Trinity Rock & Pop examination syllabi.
‘Behind every actor who believes in themselves, is a teacher who believed in them first‘
Hatty left college after receiving a national diploma in performing arts, and has since gone on to perform in several productions such as Black Adder and Carry on Screaming, and star in musicals and pantomimes such as “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” and “The Rocky Horror Experience”.
Hatty recently performed in a touring production of Shaun of the Dead Live, in which she had choreographed all dances. Her passion for performing has grown since she was young,
and Hatty is excited to grow and nurture people who share her love for entertainment. Hatty guides our younger actors in sessions during the week.
Laura trained at Brunel University in contemporary and physical theatre before attending drama school focusing more on method theatre and Shakespeare.
She has performed in TV, Film and theatre in the UK, Europe and USA as well as having over 15 years experience in teaching varying levels and abilities of students.
She brings a diverse set of skills as a tutor.
Matthew Morris has been working in the performing arts for more than 30 years both on stage and off as a musician, actor, composer, coach and tutor. He’s toured overseas and extensively around the UK including appearances on UK television and French television. Having studied at the Royal Academy in London for 4 years he has continued to find the art of bringing text, screenplays and music to life fascinating and endeavours to help others explore that passion too.
Paul has many years of performing and directing in professional theatre and also as a teacher of students with a variety of abilities.
He also has vast experience in T.V. and film work as well as repertory and street performance.
His great love is live theatre and Commedia del Arte.
Victoria is a graduate from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, with a BA (Hons) in Acting.
Upon graduation, she built upon her physical theatre training in Butoh and Viewpoints by
undertaking a residential internship in America with award winning theatre company Double
Edge, training in Grotowski and devising techniques.
Victoria grew up in Hong Kong, and worked there for several years performing, devising and
directing to a professional level, and teaching with an emphasis on early years.