Senior Faculty

Annemarie Lewis Thomas

Principal

MD Credits inc: Annie (UK Tour), Rent (Dublin).  As a composer/lyricist she has written over 40 musicals, 3 of which are published by Concord Theatricals.
www.AnnemarieLewisThomas.co.uk

Tilly Vosburgh

Head of Acting

Credits inc: Vera Drake (film), Eastenders(TV),  Far From The Madding Crowd (film), Waking the Dead (TV), Drag On (Royal Court)

Josh Mathieson

Head of Voice/VP

Josh’s most recent credits inc: Hansel and Gretel (The Rose), Beast Quest (Hampton Court Palace)

Selina Hamilton

Head of Dance

Credits inc: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (film), Strictly Ballroom (West End), Cats (film), Guys and Dolls (West End)

Sean Green

Deputy Head of MT

MD Credits inc: Twelfth Night (Young Vic), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (UK Tour), Wedding Singer (UK Tour)

Giles Taylor

Deputy Head of Acting

Credits inc: Bring Up The Bodies (Broadway), Twelfth Night (RSC), An Ideal Husband (Chichester), Mr Selfridge (TV), After The Dance (National)

Helen Siveter

Deputy Head of Dance

Credits inc: The Grinch Musical (NBC), Memphis, Matilda,(both West End), Chicago (UK Tour), Mamma Mia 2 (film)

Cris Penfold

Deputy Head of Dance

Credits Inc: Wind In The Willows (Royal Opera House), Kiss Me Kate (UK Tour), Oliver! (West End), On The Town (London Coliseum)

Dance Faculty

David Kah-Hing Lee

Credits inc: Fame, Miss Saigon, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Beauty and the Beast (all West End)

Jaye Marshall

Credits inc:  & Juliet (West End), Sylvia (Old Vic), Dick Whittington (National Theatre), I Can’t Sing (West End)

Katy Stredder

Credits inc: Mamma Mia, Bodyguard,  (West End) Spamalot (English Theatre Frankfurt)

Mukeni Nel

Credits inc: Cats (international tour), Jasmine Thompson & Oscar Jerome (Music Videos)

Jenny Legg

Credits Inc: 9 to 5 (West End), 42nd Street (West End), Singing in the Rain (UK Tour) Elf The Musical (Plymouth & Manchester)

Alexzandro Sarmiento

Credits Inc: Hamilton (West End), Cabaret (UK Tour), In The Heights (Kings Cross), Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Film)

Rachael Crocker

Credits Inc: Cats (Australia), West Side Story (National Tour), Fame (National Tour), We Will Rock You (West End)

Tinovimbanashe Sibanda

Credits inc: Jesus Christ Superstar (Barbican), Strictly Ballroom (West End), Dick Whittington (West End)

Philip Joel

Choreography Credits Inc: The Last Leg (TV), Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule (TV), Closer To Heaven (Union Theatre), Miracle on 34th Street (UK Tour)

Aleta Thompson

Credits Inc: Choreographer & principal dancer of the all female crew, MYSELF

Acting Faculty

Alasdair Harvey

Credits Inc: Come From Away (West End) Mamma Mia, (West End) Forbidden Broadway (Chocolate Factory)

Jay Simpson

Credits Inc: Mrs Biggs (TV) Rush (Film), Scenes From An Execution (National Theatre)

Jordan Mifsúd

Credits Inc: Much Ado About Nothing (Globe), Kingsman (film), The Looming Tower (TV)

Emma Manton

Credits Inc: The Office (TV), Love’s Labour’s Lost (RSC), Confusions (Stephen Joseph Theatre)

Rob Jarvis

Credits inc: Waterloo Road, Vera, Hustle (TV), Cyrano De Bergerac (West End)

Musical Theatre Faculty

Sara-Louisa Parry

Credits inc: Phantom of the Opera (West End), Evita (Oslo), Grease (UK Tour)

Eamonn O’Dwyer

Composer credits inc: Peter Pan, The Wind In the Willows, Stones in his Pockets, The House of Mirrors and Hearts

Jimmy Jewel

Composer Credits inc: Frankenstein, Peter Pan & NHS The Musical. Jimmy is also a producer and agent

Emma Kingston

Credits inc: Les Miserable (West End), Evita (International Tour), In The Heights (Southwark Playhouse)

Matt Smith

MD Credits Inc: Dear Evan Hansen, School of Rock, Beautiful (all West End)

Alison Arnopp

Credits inc: Dusty (West End), Eugenius (West End), Tannhauser (Royal Opera House)

Specialists

Haruka Kuroda

Stage Combat

Performing credits inc: Killing Eve (TV), Wit (Royal Exchange), Spot Bots (TV)

Paul L Martin

Cabaret

Paul has performed his cabaret act all around the world in venues inc: Don’t Tell Mama, Birdland (USA) and the Butterfly Club (Australia)

Matt Addis

Recorded Voice

Matt is the executive producer at Chocolate Fox Audiobooks. He is a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company

Anna Williamson

Presenting to Camera

Anna has presented for Nikelodeon, The Disney Channel, CiTV, ITV and Channel 4

Pastoral Care

Angie Peake RN (Adult) RN (Mental Health) DipHE, PGDip, MSc (distinction): Health & Welfare Consultant.

Angie is a dual registered nurse with an extensive background working with young people. Previously she was the lead nurse in an  Adolescent Acute Mental Health Services. Most recently she has taken up position as the Clinical Team manager for HEWS in Haringey. She has a Masters Degree in Systemic Management, Coaching and Consultation. Angie has worked as a youth centric counsellor for several years and is an experienced Solution Focussed Therapist. In more recent years Angie has also held private practice working predominantly with performers with suspected/known mental health issues. She wrote the industry standard charter #time4change
As the Consultant for The MTA Angie will be supporting staff by providing consultation and advice on all health and welfare issues. Students will also be able to access Angie’s services should the need arise.
The MTA prides itself on its pioneering approach to pastoral care.

Liz Bayley MSc MCSP HCPC (Chartered Physiotherapist)

Before completing her Masters in Physiotherapy, Liz was a professional dancer for 15 years, performing all over the world, including a year in Paris at ‘The Moulin Rouge’. She then specialised in Latin, Ballroom and Argentine Tango, and worked extensively in London, just missing out on a spot as one of the professionals on ‘Strictly’ in 2008. Her years as a dancer sparked her interest in sports injuries and she obtained an Advanced Diploma in sports therapy in 2009. Liz then worked as a sports therapist in the West End on shows such as Wicked, The Wizard of Oz, Singing in the Rain, Shrek, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Chicago, Matilda and Jersey Boys.
Liz has trained in neurology, respiratory, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Her first degree in psychology compliments her special interest in pain. She has spent time working with the Royal Ballet school at White Lodge, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, and with the Matthew Bourne company. Liz is trained in DMA (Dance Medicine Australia) Clinical Pilates and uses her substantial grounding in movement, teaching, and sports massage to enhance her rehabilitation programmes. She also works at a private sports injury and musculoskeletal clinic in Ascot. Liz is honoured to have been connected with the MTA since 2012 and very happy to be back after having her little boy, Miles in 2018.
Wilma Kirsten, your nutrition consultant, holds two science honours degrees and a masters diploma in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP).  She has been practicing since 2005. With considerable clinic hours under her belt she has honed her expertise to focus on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and hormonal health, including Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS), menopause, thyroid, and stress hormones.  For further information please look at her website http://www.wilmakirsten.com/

Advisors

Nia Lynn

Vocal Consultant

Alexandra McLean-William

Agent

Debbie O'Briend

Casting Director

Andy Barnes

Producer

Tanya Greep

Agent

Patrons

Lara Pulver

Performer Patron

Ria Jones

Performer Patron

Fra Fee

Performer Patron

Diane Langton

Performer Patron

Stiles & Drewe

Creative Patrons

Vanessa Fisher

Performer Patron

Amanda Abbington

Performer Patron

Sue Vincent

Performer Patron