Our Team

Our teachers have experience working as professional performers, teaching young people performing arts and degrees from top universities and Drama schools. They also have professional experience within the industry, a full clean and enhanced DBS certificate, safeguarding and first-aid training.

Charlotte Cattrall BA (Hons.), PGCE, QTS
Director & Teacher

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Charlotte is an experienced Practitioner, Teacher and Director with 10 years of experience in performing arts education. After training in Musical Theatre at LIPA Academy, she gained a BA (Hons.) in Drama & Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway University of London and a PGCE in Secondary Drama & English Education from University College London IOE with Qualified Teacher Status.

 

Charlotte is the Head of Drama in an independent secondary school in London, and has taught Drama, Musical Theatre and LAMDA in various schools in London, Liverpool and Hong Kong with a 100% success rate. She has experience as an examiner for London College of Music  and AQA GCSE Drama and trained with Juilliard School of New York education specialists. 

Charlotte still works professionally in the industry as an Actor and Singer. She is a classically trained singer having sung at national and international concerts, with choirs and as a soloist accompanied by Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. She has sung for HRH Prince of Wales, US Secretary of State and was a finalist in the National Eisteddfod. ​She has also performed in several musicals directed by Bill Kenwright.

Her directing credits include children's productions of Into the Woods (Hong Kong 2019), Little Shop of Horrors (Hong Kong 2018), Oliver (London 2017), A Christmas Carol (London 2020), Romeo & Juliet (Hong Kong 2018), A Christmas Carol (2020), Great Expectations (2021), MVS Shakespeare Festival (2021), The Wizard of Oz (2021), Oklahoma! (2022) and many showcases and concerts.

 

Charlotte is passionate about making performing arts education accessible for all young people and believes it is transformative in the mental health and well-being of children.

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Alex Gordon BA (Hons.), MA, PGCE, QTS
Teacher 

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Alex is an actor, director and teacher. He studied for an MA in Writing, Directing and Performance at the University of York and then trained in acting at Drama Studio London. Highlights as an actor so far include Trevor Nunn’s epic Shakespeare production of The Wars of the Roses, touring A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Germany, France, Japan and China and performing Romeo and Juliet and Private Lives in the open-air across the UK.

 

Alex later trained as a teacher, earning a PGCE and QTS through the University of Exeter. Whilst teaching English and Drama, he also helped run a weekend performing arts school for children and directed a sell-out local production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Corfe Castle in Dorset.

 

Alex has recently returned to the industry as an actor/director whilst continuing to teach Drama as a freelancer, helping young people become more confident and discover their passion.

Joseph Miller BA (Hons.)
Teacher 

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Joseph Miller is an experienced Director, Actor and Teacher who is passionate about Performing Arts Education.

 

He graduated from Italia Conti, one of the leading Drama Schools in the UK, with a BA (Hons.) in Acting where he was immersed in professional theatre and screen Acting. 

 

Joe founded The Uncle Ian Theatre Company and Directed their most recent project 'Drivers' gaining critical/audience acclaim and is due to be reprised in early 2023.

 

Joseph has also trained with Mountview, and is a member of the National Youth Theatre. He has trained as a LAMDA teacher and specialises in teaching Acting.