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.



Dance is taught by Lucy Ward, Lucy graduated from Performance Preparation Academy with a diploma in musical theatre in 2020, having previously trained for 1 year at Urdang Academy.

She caught the performing bug at a young age and has been dancing since she was 3. She has even spent a year working at Godalming college in the performing arts department (after having previously studied there) which enabled her to really push her skill to the next level and gain lots of experience with older students.

Lucy has lots of experience teaching children of all different ages to dance, covering many different styles. Lucy thinks the most important thing to remember in her class is to have fun and the rest will come with practise.


Music is taught by Rosa who is a versatile actor musician, musical director and singer. Rosa has performed in numerous shows since graduating from Mountview in 2018. These credits include Blitz! (Union theatre) Jack and the Beanstalk (Churchill studio theatre), The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-duck (Wilton’s music hall) and Peter Pan (St Alban’s arena). Rosa is currently performing as Hansel in Hansel and Gretel around South West England on a tour with Crescendo productions, playing Beethoven music on accordion, piano and clarinet.

As suggested from their credits, Rosa is passionate about children’s theatre, and loves working with the kids at Shene stage school!

Rosa Lennox