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All our teachers and chaperones are fully licensed and CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) Registered

TEACHERS
Elaine Elliott Cert.Ed., L.G.S.M., P.CertLam
Examiner in:
Grade Speech
Diploma Speech
Effective Communication
Grade Musical Theatre
Diploma Musical Theatre

Elaine has a great interest in education and, since qualifying at Birmingham University, has taught in primary and secondary schools in London and Essex.

She teaches and directs for the Waltham Forest Youth Theatre and has written a number of plays and scenes for performance by young people. She enjoys singing and playing the piano and has frequently written original music for her productions.

Elaine enjoys performing and is lucky enough to have played a wonderful variety of roles in plays which have been performed in fringe venues in London and around the country.

Secretary of the Waltham Forest Drama Festival, she also co-organises a local Speech and Drama festival which is constantly growing and developing.

Michael Michael ALAM. GSM (cert) solo acting, P.CertLam
Michael has many years experience of both acting and directing. A member of the Directors Guild, he has produced plays in venues all over the country.

He organises children drama workshops, and teaches adult education classes for people who speak English as a second language.

He also runs his own theatre company and children's theatrical agency.

CHAPERONES
Phyl Baker
Terence Perkins

Terry trained with LAMDA, City Lit and the London Centre for Theatre Studies and runs his own film editing company.

In 2009 he stage managed The Happiest Days of Your Life for the Minack Theatre, Cornwall. As well as taking on dramatic roles such as Buzz in The Brylcreem Boys, (east London) Kentley in A Certain Library in Bath (Theatro Technis), he has appeared in a number of musicals including Our House, Frankenstein, Footloose and The Wedding Singer at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford, East London.

Terry has assisted Michael with drama classes and also ran a drama class at Wadham Lodge for Waltham Forest Youth Theatre.

 

Last modified: 09/10/08