(Youth Arts Development Manager/Inters Tutor)
Tom trained at Middlesex University, graduating with a BA Hons Degree in Drama and Theatre Arts with Performing Arts. He spent time working for Surprise Lake Camp in New York State where he ran the Performing Arts programme for 7 – 15 years olds. He has performed in many productions including pantomime notably at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms in Aladdin playing Abanazar. He has also directed many productions including Roald Dahl’s The Witches, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and Stiles and Drewe’s Just So Musical at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham. He has also worked for AweSam Theatre Training in Hillingdon west London. Tom teaches across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and the London Borough of Hillingdon, he has also had much success with his LAMDA students all receiving Merit status and above.
(Juniors/Middies/Friday Seniors Tutor)
Paige has been involved with performing arts from a young age. She graduated in 2012 with a Performing Arts (Film, TV & Stage) degree, at Bucks New University. In her time studying, her passion moved from acting to her main focus and love of directing. One of her influences towards directing is Antonin Artuad. She has directed several popular stage shows with her unique directing style, which focuses on the characters and their body language. These include Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. Training at Bucks allowed Paige to explore different styles of performance such as Commedia Del Arte, monologues, physical theatre and many more. Her biggest achievement to date is co-directing Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan. She has had many opportunities to grow as a director in her career since leaving university. LAMDA is a big part of Paige’s career. Being well known around the Buckinghamshire area as a private tutor, Paige prepares students for their LAMDA exams and future auditions for the stage or drama school.
(TYT Dance Teacher )
Louise trained at the Julie Morton School of Dance and went on to complete her national diploma in Performing Arts at West Herts College where she achieved triple distinction. She is currently working towards her Associate ISTD teaching qualification for Disco Freestyle and is an accomplished dancer in many different styles (including Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom , Disco, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Hip-Hop).Production credits include: Fame, West Side Story, Grease, The Nutcracker and Dancing through the Decades. Louise also appeared in a musical theatre variety show at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London.As a choreographer Louise has worked on ‘The Nutcracker’, ‘Dance through the decades’, ‘World war 2’, ‘A Grimm Night’, ‘High School Musical’, ‘Honk’ and a West End Variety Show..
Clare Gosling MA
(Connections 2015/16 Tutor)
Clare studied a BA Hons in Drama and Theatre Studies at the University of Surrey, Roehampton, and then trained as a performer on the MA Advanced Theatre Practice course at Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. Clare is Principal of Stagecoach High Wycombe & Marlow and is also a successful freelance drama workshop facilitator, youth arts development manager and has taught at local youth theatres, universities and other Stagecoach schools throughout the south east. At the end of her training she formed dANTE OR dIE Theatre and became Associate Director. dOd has produced four productions. Clare has recently worked with 1157 performance group, touring with ‘89% and Rising’, part panel show where panellists express contentious issues that encourage real debate with audiences. She is currently developing with the company ‘The rest is silence-The Tao of Hamlet’, a mystical journey of mutterings, movement and silence, which will be premiered in 2010. Clare maintains strong links in the voice over industry and is currently the voice of ‘Magic’. Other vocal credits include MTV1, various characters and the rubric instructions for Macmillan Heinemann Educational Books.