DANCE TEACHER - MEG McCARTHY
Meg completed a 3 year BA (Hons) Degree in Musical Theatre at Arts Educational School in London.
She has trained in ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz and tap. She has performed at The Union Theatre, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Ye Olde Rose and Crown.
She has a full DBS Check & experience in teaching.
DRAMA TEACHER - ROSIE WARD
Rosie is also the Principal of MHSPA and trained in Acting at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She continues to work as a professional actor in a range of projects.
She loves working with young people, and as well as teaching at MHSPA, she facilitates pre-school music & movement classes for Movers and Shakers, and runs an educational theatre company.
SINGING TEACHER - PATRICK RUFEY
Patrick trained at Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
He works as a professional Musical Director, & credits include NewsRevue (Canal Café Theatre) Jack & The Beanstalk (The Buxton Opera House), Charming Dick (The Cockpit Theatre, London) Patrick is also a composer & has written 3 musicals, inc. A Christmas Carol (National Tour/Charing Cross Theatre.)
WICKED CREW TEACHER - ISABELLA VAUGHAN
Isabella completed a BA (hons) degree in Acting from the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA).
Her credits include a 5 month Children's Theatre tour in Italy to working with a prestigious all-female Shakespeare company. A recent short film she did was featured on
Channel 4's Random Acts!
ASSISTANTS & HELPERS
ASSISTANTS are assigned to a crew & rotate with the children. Their role is to support the teacher and provide any extra pastoral care the kids require.
Registration, Admin and The MHSPA Kitchen is run by Charlotte Green & Grace Battram. Both are fully trained, hold a Food Hygiene Certificate and DBS Check.
LAMDA TEACHER - SAMUEL CLAYTON
Sam trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Acting, and since graduating, has worked for The Old Vic in "The Winslow Boy" & the BBC in "Inspector George Gently."
Sam has written an award-winning play "Statements," which has been performed at The Edinburgh Fringe & The Kings Head. He is well versed in Lamda, having taken exams himself to medal level, and has taught both private and group classes.
All our members of staff have undergone an enhanced DBS Check and hold a current, enhanced DBS Certificate. All our staff are fully insured and 2 members of staff have taken 12-hour Paediatric Health & Safety Course (as per OFSTED & EYFS Requirements).
SENIOR ACTING & SINGING TEACHER - ELLIE JACKSON
Ellie is professional actor and singer, who trained at Bristol
Old Vic and The National Youth Music Theatre.
She has performed at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre, The Vaults Festival and has appeared in Doctors.
She will be teaching Straight Acting, as well as the Singing and Drama sections in Musical Theatre classes
WICKED MINI CREW TEACHER - YSSY HUDSON-SEARLE
Yssy trained with National Youth Theatre last summer and is currently studying Anthropology at UCL and working as an actor.
Yssy has been working with children since she was 16 at The Playing Space, where she achieved a distinction her final LAMDA gold medal. In 2016 she came to Muswell Hill School of Performing Arts where she adores creating with young children.