Sophie Hallett

Drama is taught by Sophie Hallett who trained at the Webber Douglas Academy and has been teaching drama for over 20 years. In addition to teaching, she has worked extensively in casting working on shows such as Mamma Mia!, Our House, Bombay Dreams, Chicago, Jerry Springer-The Opera amongst many others. She was also responsible for casting the workshop productions of Taboo and We Will Rock You. Film work includes Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She worked at The Donmar Warehouse for over 5 years working on projects such as Pacific Overtures, Grand Hotel, The Cut starring Sir Ian McKellan, A Voyage Round My Father starring Sir Derek Jacobi and Frost/Nixon starring Michael Sheen.

Sophie is currently working for The Casting Directors’ Guild of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Dance

Dance is taught by Lee Harvey Robinson who trained in Dance Theatre at the Laban Conservatoire. He also holds an MA in Dance. Lee has performed in both stage and film productions across the world in places such as Australia, India, Hong Kong, America and Europe and toured with Transition’s Dance Company in 2007-2008. Some of Lee’s credits include: The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf & Places to Dance (BBC Dance Films), Valerie Preston Dunlop’s rework of Rudolf Laban’s Green Clowns, The Bill (Television), MAC Male Range (Modelling), Rambert Dance Company and Lost Dog Dance Company. As well as performing Lee has established a strong teaching track record over the past 6 years leading creative learning projects across the capital for Boundless Dance Company, Combination Dance Company and Dramatic Edge.

Music

We are delighted to welcome Sam back. Sam worked with us for many years before leaving to join the NT production of War Horse. Welcome back Sam!

Sam, who works as an actor, puppeteer and musician teaches music; he was trained at the Arts Educational Schools, London.

He has recently finishing touring internationally with the NT’s production of War Horse playing Joey & Topthorn Hind/the Goose.

His other work in theatre/television includes: The Tale of Mr Tumble (BBC/MIF); Mr Tumble’s Circus /The Big Band Tour (UK Arena Tours); Mister Maker & The Shapes (UK Tour); When Midnight Strikes (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Passport to Pimlico (South Westminster Festival); Steel Pier (The Union Theatre); Aladdin (The Civic Theatre); Jack & the Beanstalk (The Wyvern Theatre); Peter Pan (The Beck Theatre); Mister Maker’s Arty Party (BBC).

Samuel’s work as a musician has spanned over 12 years and includes work as a musical director & keys player for countless productions and concerts. Alongside his career as a performer, Samuel has extensive experience with children as a teacher, choreographer and director. He also works as a puppetry designer/maker and has created puppets for shows across the country including Treasure Island, Pinocchio, Doctor DolittleLucky Stiff & Zombie Prom.

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