All our teachers hold enhanced DBS certificates. Members of staff also have first aid training (including paediatric), safeguarding qualifications and chaperone licence’s. We also have public liability insurance.

Hannah Curran

Director & Principal

Hannah is from Cheshire, in the UK. From the age of three she trained in all styles of dance, along with her twin sister, at Cardwell Theatre School in Altrincham.

Amy Goodwin

Vice Principal & Main School Singing Teacher

Amy began singing and dancing at the age of three. She attended the Cardwell Theatre School of Dance and Drama in Altrincham, Cheshire.

Julie Parton

Main School Drama Teacher & LAMDA

Julie has worked in all aspects of the industry for over 20 years including actors agent, freelance casting director and as an actor in her own right.

Ian Curran

Little Stars & Workshop Teacher

Ian has performed in numerous plays including Edward Bond’s Lear and Howard Brenton’s The Romans In Britain (The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield).

Aimee Azari

Main School Dance Teacher

Aimee is mostly known for winning ITV talent show Stepping Out and featured Spice Girls Mel B as one of the judges on “the front row” along side Jason Gardiner and Wayne Sleep.

Kortnie Thompson

Mini Street/Commercial & Musical Theatre Teacher

Kortnie is trained in ballet, tap, jazz, street dance and musical theatre. For most of her childhood, Kortnie was a Diddy man for Ken Dodd and the Happiness Show.

Niamh Simpson

Street/Commercial Teacher

Niamh has been dancing and performing since the age of 3 and trained in Commercial, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Acro, Ballet, Latin, Tap, Heels and Musical Theatre.

Kirsty Tattler

West End Masterclass MD & Private Singing Teacher

Kirsty is a professionally trained singer and graduated with a degree in Musical Theatre and studied piano and singing at The Royal Northern Junior School.

Karl Greenwood

LAMDA Acting Coach

Karl won Best Actor at the 2014 Studio Theatre Awards for his performance in ’Stuff’ (My Beating Heart Theatre) at the 24/7 festival, The Lowry Theatre, Salford and the Camden Fringe.


Private Singing Teacher

Lucy-Emma is a professional singer and vocal coach who specialises in teaching the techniques and skills required to become an accomplished singer.

Nicholas Corre

Guest Teacher

Nick taught and assisted at the RSC, Guildford School of Acting, University of Gloucester and various intensive courses in locations around the country.

Other Team

Elaine Davies – Little Stars Assistant
Stephen D – West End Masterclass & Street/Commercial Assistant
Lilia H – Junior Street/Commercial Assistant
Sarah Wilson – Little Stars Assistant and Receptionist
Charlotte McLean – Musical Theatre & Little Stars Assistant
Laura Elizabeth – Little Stars Assistant
Gaynor Goodwin – Receptionist

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