Our industry professional teachers

Experienced, professional, caring and supportive staff

At Stage Academy we know that we can only ever be as good as the staff we hire to inspire and nurture our students on their journey to success. This is why we are committed to attracting and keeping the very best teachers possible to deliver our tailor-made curriculum in every single class.

Our teachers go through a thorough interview, referencing and training process before they can become part of the Stage Academy team and because we are not a franchise we can ensure every student receives the very best training possible and plenty of individual attention.

Everyone that works for Stage Academy has an Enhanced DBS check, safeguarding training the NSPCC and extensive teaching experience. Keep reading to find out more about our incredible team.

Andrew - Principal

Andrew has half a decade of experience working with young people of all ages and has performed professionally in the UK and overseas. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London.

Within the entertainment world Andrew has worked with brands such as TUI, P&O Cruises and Merlin Entertainments. As a teacher Andrew has managed several performing arts schools across London and has extensive experience in safeguarding, first aid, curriculum building and child engagement.

Andrew is passionate about bringing out the best in everyone at Stage Academy and he can’t wait to meet you at one of our classes soon.

“There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a child grow and thrive on their journey towards success, it is my job to ensure everyone at Stage Academy is fully committed to inspiring young people with the self-confidence, teamwork, abmition and responsibility they need to become successful STARS of the future – both on-stage and off”.

Helen - Teacher

Helen began her performing career playing a lead role in the BBC series ‘I Dream’. Other TV work includes ‘Doctors’, ‘Eurovision: You Decide’ and Children in Need. She played the role of Clover in the short Film “A very ham-fisted stake out”. Helen played Isis In the West End Musical ‘Daddy Cool’, Diana Ross in ‘Dancing in the Streets’, and toured the UK with the hit show ‘Dirty Dancing’. She has appeared in various commercials for Premier Inn, Ikea and Boots and was also part of the workshops for “Respect La Diva”, “Instant Celebrity…just add water”, “Celia” and the Perfect Pitch Award.

Helen is a founding member and managing partner of the corporate entertainment group ‘Goldstone’. In 2018 Goldstone represented the UK in the international singing competition ‘Voice of Astana’ and were awarded 1st place.

Helen can’t wait to share her wealth of professional experience with the young people of Stage Academy!

Kieran - Teacher

Kieran was born and raised in London and has worked as a Performing Arts teacher for six years. After returning from four years of training at the renowned Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, he decided to pass on his skills to the future generation. With a drive to become the teacher that he had himself as a child, Kieran’s main motivation has been to get the best out of the children he teaches, helping them to gain confidence in not just the performing world but in life as a whole. It also fills him with pride to see that a number of his past students have gone on to train at some of the UK’s leading drama schools.

Alongside his teaching career, Kieran performs professionally. He stars as Frankie Valli for the Jersey Guys, one of the UK’s leading Jersey Boys tribute acts and is playing Muddles in the Snow White pantomime this festive season in Welwyn Garden City.

Rhiannon - Academy Assistant

Rhiannon is a graduate of London Studio Centre where she studied professional Jazz Theatre Dance, she also holds a BAHons degree in Music and has worked with various young peoples organisations such as the Duckegg Theatre Company, Plus-Educational and NOTORiOUS KiDS.

Rhiannon is looking forward to supporting the Stage Academy team to inspire self-confidence, teamwork, ambition, responsibility and success in all of our students.