Pip Evans - Centre Director and Acting Coach
Pip attended dance classes and stage school up until the age she was ready to move to London to train further. Pip attended VocalTech and graduated from The London School of Musical Theatre with an Honours. Since graduating Pip has performed in various shows including the International tour of Beauty and the Beast where she played Mrs Potts and has experienced performing in theatres all over the country including the West End. Alongside this Pip has taught drama for over ten years.
Joe Evans - Drama Coach
Joe has been a professional actor for over eleven years and has worked on both stage and screen. He has been a teacher for a similar amount of time and has a real passion for working with young people. Joe strives to give each child a professional standard of training while creating a safe and fun atmosphere. Professional Theatre work includes Emmerdale and Coronation Street for ITV, Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare's Globe) Three Winters (National Theatre); Les Misérables (West End); Beauty and the Beast (UK/International tour), Dirty Dancing (UK tour) and many more shows. Joe is currently an acting teacher at the UK's most prestigious performing arts college ArtsEd.
Lucy Ireland - Singing Coach
Lucy is an actor/musician who has just graduated with a first class degree from Guildford School of Acting. Having learnt piano from a young age, she began teaching music lessons several years ago, finding a passion for it, and after always having a love for the discipline recently diverted into singing teaching. Musical theatre is a particular favourite, as she hopes to take her training further into the West End. Lucy aims to bring real professionalism in to her classes, transferring skills she is learning at one of the top performing arts colleges in the country. Lucy can’t wait to teach the elements of what it takes to be not only a great performer but also a good musician.
Emma Davies - Dance Coach
Emma has just graduated from Guildford School of Acting, one of the most renowned Musical Theatre repertoires in the UK. Having featured in many shows such as Shrek (Gingy), Jane Eyre (Jane), Evita (Eva) and RENT (Maureen), Emma has a real passion for performing and hopes to take her skill-set to the West End. She is a very talented singer and is currently part of the West End Chorus preparing for the upcoming concert ‘The Best Of Rock Musicals’ at the Apollo Theatre, London. Emma is an enthusiastic and valued member of the team as she understands the requirements of what it takes to be a multi-faceted performer
Anna Neary - Minis Teacher
Anna has trained in musical theatre and studied acting at University. She has a real passion for musicals and has performed in many shows over the years. With teaching experience spanning over four years teaching both adults and children, Anna can use her training and creativity to deliver a unique, fun and exciting class for your child.
Liam Forrester - Singing Coach
Liam is studying Musical Theatre at the Guildford school of Acting, one of the highest regarded drama schools in the UK. Liam has a vast experience in theatre, film and television working with production companies such as Disney, Netflix, BBC and Film4. He has appeared in Sunshine On Leith (2012), Christopher Robin (2018), King’s Man (2020) and The Crown (2016-). Liam has also performed in theatres across the UK and, in particular, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival appearing in Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sweeney Todd, Annie, Sister Act, Oliver!, RENT, Sunshine On Leith and this summer he can be seen in Kinky Boots, Our House and Sister Act at the Fringe. Liam cannot wait to share all of his professional experience and all he has learned with Theatretrain Basingstoke!