Louis Durward

- Acrobatics Teacher

I am a level 2 women’s artistic coach working full time at Severn Gymnastics and Trampoline Club based in Shrewsbury.

I love my job and the opportunity’s it presents. I enjoy coaching athletes of all ages / abilities and find there is nothing more fulfilling than watching them develop and hone their skills given correct support and guidance.

Regardless of where your abilities currently are, every journey begins with taking the first step and I believe we can all achieve great things working as a team.

Rebecca Taylor

- Musical Theatre/Singing Teacher

Rebecca trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where she completed a BA Hons Degree in Acting and Musical Theatre.  Upon completion she gained representation and soon after her first professional job as the title role in the pantomime Cinderella for Paul Homan Associates. 

Following on from this success she was cast in Andrew Lloyd Webbers production of the Sound of Music at the London Palladium, where she got to perform alongside the winner of the BBC’s How do you Solve a Problem like Maria?,  as well as a number of other famous faces. After a year of understudying the role of Liesl, she was then offered the chance to take on the role fulltime, and did so to great recognition. 

Soon after the production closed Rebecca travelled to Belgium where she shot her first TV commercial for a Belgium mobile phone company, before deciding to take some time out to travel and pursue other interests, including teaching singing and musical theatre at a local theatre school.   In 2014 Rebecca graduated from Canterbury University with a postgraduate Certificate in Education and pursued a career as a primary school teacher for a couple of years.

However following the birth of her second child in January of this year, Rebecca has decided its time to share her passion and enthusiasm with pupils of singing and musical theatre once again.

Aaron Prior

- LAMDA / Drama Teacher

Anna Belyavin

- GCSE / A Level Practical Tutor

Anna trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she completed a BA (Hons) in Dance Theatre training in contemporary dance styles, ballet and contact improvisation. Upon graduation Anna began working as a freelance dance artist performing, teaching and choreographing. Anna has worked
with numerous choreographers such as Rosie Kay, Gary Clarke, Jacqueline McCormick, Clare Reynolds of Restoke, Birmingham Opera Company to name a few, specialising in outdoor and sight specific performance. Anna has also worked extensively with organisations such as DanceXchange, Cheshire Dance, Dudley
Performing Arts, Black Country Dance Hub, Shropshire Council, Telford & Wrekin Council and Frontline Dance to deliver and facilitate projects and workshops in educational and community settings working with children, young people and adults. Anna is Artistic Director of Arcadian Youth Dance Company, works on
DanceXchange's Centre for Advanced Training and is a partner artist with Shropshire Inclusive Dance. Anna has completed her Certificate in Safe and Effective Dance practice qualification and is also a UDO qualified street dance teacher.

Gill Clarkson

- GCSE / A Level Written Teacher

Gill completed her BA Creative Arts: Dance and Drama degree at Bath Spa University in 2010, before going on to study for her QTS at Newman University College in Birmingham. Upon completing her teacher training Gill moved to Nottinghamshire where she worked as a Head of Dance at two secondary schools. After moving back to Shropshire in 2015 Gill’s school work has taken more of a Drama focus and she now works as Head of Drama at a local secondary school.
Whilst at college and university Gill worked as a choreographer for numerous local projects and pantomimes, including choreographing the university musical in her final year, ‘A Little Night Music’. Gill’s passion lies in choreography and dance in education, and she has a wealth of experience of working with children of all ages.

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