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Our Team

Our teachers have experience working as qualified teachers and performers with degrees from top universities and Drama schools.

They have a wealth of professional experience, Enhanced DBS certificates, Safeguarding and First-aid training.

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


Charlotte is a qualified Teacher, Practitioner, Actor and Director with 12 years experience in arts education. She has trained in Advanced Acting at RADA, Musical Theatre at LIPA, and has a BA Drama & Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway University of London. She then went on to achieve a PGCE in Drama & English Education from UCL IOE and has Qualified Teacher Status.


Charlotte is on the board of LAMDA Examiners and has been teaching LAMDA for 15 years with a 100% examination success rate. She has been a Drama Teacher and Head of Drama in outstanding independent and state schools across London and Hong Kong. She is a judge for London College of Music Speech & Drama Festival, GCSE Drama Examiner and trained with Juilliard School of New York education specialists. 

Charlotte still works in professional theatre as an Actor,  Director and Practitioner and is the Co-Director of Night Riot Theatre Company. She has trained in Advanced Acting at RADA and is a classically trained singer having sung at national and international concerts, with choirs and as a soloist accompanied by the Philharmonic Orchestra. She has sung for King Charles III, US Secretary of State and was a finalist in the National Eisteddfod and has performed in several musicals directed by Bill Kenwright.


Charlotte is passionate about making performing arts education accessible for all young people and the transformative impact it can have on their mental health and well-being.

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Joseph Miller BA (Hons.)

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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 Academy of Theatre Arts, 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. 


Joseph founded The Uncle Ian Theatre Company and Directed their most recent project 'Drivers' gaining critical acclaim and outstanding reviews. Joe is now in rehearsals for his new play which will be performed later this year. 


He has also trained in Acting at Mountview, and is a member of the National Youth Theatre. He is an experienced LAMDA teacher and specialises in teaching Acting.

Emily Ashcroft BA (Hons.)

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Emily is an Actor, Coach, Teacher and Theatre Producer. She studied for an BA in Theatre and Performance at the University of Leeds and trained in Acting in the United States starring in Raleigh’s theatre production of Around the World in 80 Days.


Emily's Acting credits also include The Jungle Book,  Little Shop of Horrors, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Snow Queen, touring theatres across the UK.


Emily has a wide range of teaching experience working with young people aged 3-18 teaching Musical Theatre and Acting whilst also coaching businesses in negotiation and communication skills. 


Emily still works in professional theatre as a Theatre Producer and part of theatre company Dangerosity. and coaches business leaders and CEOs how to use communication skills to lead successful businesses and teams. 


Emily loves teaching Drama, encouraging children to pursue their dreams and discover more about themselves through Acting and self-expression. 

Lucy Walker BA (Hons.)


Lucy is an Actor and Drama Teacher. She graduated from The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts with a BA (Hons) in Acting, and attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and Italia Conti.


Lucy's recent Acting credits include Nevernatal, Woebegone and Pass It On which she performed to sold out audiences in London, York and Edinburgh Fringe Festival achieving excellent reviews. Some film credits also include The Blade Cuts Deeper and Monkey Or Man. 


Lucy is passionate about providing young people with good quality Performing Arts Education in order to help them discover their talents and grow in confidence.

Flora Ogilvy BA (Hons.), MA

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Flora is an actress, writer & voiceover artist, based in London.  She trained as an actress achieving an MA at Oxford School of Drama before studying for a BA (Hans.) in Writing, Directing & Performance at the University of York. Flora’s acting work has been mostly in fringe theatre & independent film but she also does a lot of voiceover work and frequently narrates audiobooks. She is the founder and Artistic Director of a theatre & arts collective and writes her own scripts for film & theatre as well as regularly providing script reading & consultancy services. Flora is also a poet (@gowiththeflopoetry) and occasional stand up comedian who regularly performs live in London as well as recording and sharing her pieces on social media & radio.


And of course, Flora is also a teacher! She discovered her love for teaching and working with young people whilst volunteering as an English teacher in India in 2015, and has since taught Screen Acting for MN Academy and she regularly runs Creativity & Writing Workshops and Shakespeare play reading sessions for people of all ages. Flora is also a regular children's party leader, so she’s an expert in fun. 

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