Professional Team











William Pool: Artistic Director, Singer, Actor, Vocal Coach

William trained as a singer at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Early in his career he performed in opera, and toured with the famous Monteverdi Choir worldwide (credits include roles for Glyndebourne and The Royal Opera, and performances at La Scala and the Lincoln Centre, New York)...he then performed as an actor and singer in the West End and in regional theatre...MORE


Robert Howie: Actor, Director and Writer
Robert has over twenty years' experience as an actor, writer and director.
He is an Honours Graduate in Drama and Theatre Arts from Birmingham University......



Gavin Lee: Actor, Singer, Dancer
Gavin Lee is our Celebrity Masterclass Guest in the Summer School 2005. He trained at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts.......MORE




Cressida Carre: Actress, Dancer and Choreographer
Cressida was our choreographer for the Summer School 2005. She has performed in musicals and plays in The West End, and in Repertoire Theatre and on tour nationwide.......MORE

Rob Thorne Jnr: Musical Director, Pianist, Music Tutor, Theatre Technician
Rob Thorne is our Musical Director for Summer School 2007. He Trained at The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and graduated with a BA(hons) in Music from University of Wales......MORE

Dee Forrest PGDVS.DIP.D.O: Actress, Singer, Voice/Dialect Coach
Dee is an experienced teacher and performer with 25 years professional experience. She trained as a voice teacher at the Central School of Speech and Drama, gaining a PG Diploma in voice studies. Her credits as an actress include Les Miserables and Chess in the West End. .......MORE

Leigh Zimmerman: Actress, Singer and Dancer

Leigh Zimmerman was our Celebrity Guest for our Celebrity Masterclass in Summer School 2005
Leigh is presently starring as Ulla in THE PRODUCERS in the West End, and in 2003 she starred in the.

Jenny Sawyer- Choreographer and Director
She is a Choreographer and Director with many years experience in Musical Theatre, and a particularly long association with CATS.......

Christopher Frost: Musical Director, Pianist and Vocal Coach
Christopher trained at the Royal College of Music in London, studying piano and voice. He has played in many West End theatre orchestras (shows include SUNSET BOULEVARD, ALWAYS, MADDIE, SHOWBOAT, MAMMA MIA!, LES MISERABLES AND CAMELOT).......

Mark Inscoe, Actor and Singer
After graduating from Exeter University, Mark immediately embarked on a successful career in all areas of Show Business. His West End credits include, the original casts of Sunset Boulevard and Grand Hotel, and Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera, Anything Goes and Mack And Mabel.  .......

Carole Todd, Choreographer
During an impressively versatile career, Carole Todd has choreographed and directed numerous Shows in the West End, throughout the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. These include Hello Dolly, Elvis the Musical, A Slice of Saturday Night, Me and My Girl, Chicago, Grease, .......MORE


Jenna Russell, Actress and Singer
Jenna Russell, who stars in the popular television series BORN AND BRED as Deborah Gilder, and currently in GUYS AND DOLLS with Ewan McGregor in the West End. Other TV successes .......MORE

Oliver Jackson, Musical Director and Pianist
Oliver was the Musical Director for our Musical Theatre Summer School 2004. He graduated with an honours degree in Music from the London College of Music and Media in 1997.......MORE