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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Emma Mae

Dance

Dance is taught by Ema-Mae who began her Theatre career at the age of 5; playing “Jemima Potts” in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Ema-Mae took an instant love for dance; Irish, tap, jazz and trained in Ballroom and Latin American dancing in both Ireland and The Netherlands. A keen musician Ema-Mae completed ABRSM grades in Violin, Singing, and Music Theory. Ema-Mae vocally trained under Chris Holland (Ireland) and Prof. Ross Campbell (RAM) before attending the London School of Musical Theatre. Credits include; “Penny” – Rod & A Touch of Tina (NI Tour), “Calamity Jane” – Calamity Jane, Mill Theatre, Dublin. “Gertie” – Oklahoma! National Concert Hall, Dublin. “Mrs Staff” – Lock Up Your Daughters, Bridewell Theatre, London. Ema-Mae was a soloist in the World Skills Opening Ceremony – O2 London; and has performed for HRH Queen Elizabeth II in St Peters Palace, London. You are sure to be in safe hands as Ema-Mae is also a fully qualified childrens nurse!

Music

Music is taught by Rosa who is a versatile actor musician, musical director and singer. She 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

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