Geraldine Hyman - Centre Director/Singing Teacher
Geraldine has a BA(Hons) in Popular Music and Technology and while at university she specialised in singing. From there she went on to teach both privately and with Theatretrain for over 5 years before becoming Centre Director of Theatretrain Camden in 2009 and took over Theatretrain Hitchin in 2016 and opened Theatretrain Stevenage in 2018. During this time she has lead her students in 7 local shows and 6 large scale shows.
Robert Hyman - Centre Director
Robert has worked with Theatretrain for over 20 years as the Musical Director. He has co-created all Theatretrain’s large scale productions. He is a Conductor, Composer and Arranger of note with over thirty scores to his credit. Other credits include: ‘The Big Life’ at the Apollo, Shaftesbury Avenue ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’ (performed at the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Opening ceremony 2012) and ‘Come Dancing’, (written by and starring former Kinks front-man Ray Davies).
Nisha Vyas-Myall - Dance Teacher
Nisha has trained for 15 years with a range of theatre and dance groups, having studied street dance, contemporary, ballet, musical theatre and drama. She holds a BA (hons) degree in Performing Arts from University of Bedfordshire and the Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Her performance credits include the West End, Cultural Olympiad and various television appearances, and she has been teaching dance for over 9 years
Helen Jewitt - Drama Teacher
Helen has always been a passionate performer, from dance classes as a small child to achieving First Class Honours in her Performing Arts & Theatre Degree she loves to entertain. Helen has performed at many local venues as a singer and dancer but her favourite discipline and first love is acting. Helen’s ‘day job’ has always been in education and she is a qualified Primary School Teacher with 14 years experience. Consistently graded as Outstanding by Ofsted in the Early Years, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two, Helen has developed her role to specialise in working with vulnerable children including those with Special Needs and those that are Highly Able. Helen worked for many years with a local drama school and after a break since it closed it’s doors in 2009 is very much looking forward to starting her journey with Theatretrain.
Caitlin Swanton - Singing Teacher
Caitlin graduated from PPA in Musical Theatre in 2017. In her third year of training she played lead roles such as Gussie Carnegie in Merrily We Roll Along and Mabel in The Pirates Of Penzance. She has since been involved in a workshop of Notre Dame as the role of Esmarelda, and has travelled the world as a singer/vocal captain onboard the Celebrity Millennium and Celebrity Reflection cruise ships. She is excited to start teaching again and hopes to inspire more future singers.
Chris Drake - Minis Teacher
Having studied a 3 year national diploma in professional dance at Trinity College, Chris went on to study the 3 year acting course at the Arts Educational School, laying the foundations for a fruitful career in film, television and musical theatre. Chris’ theatre credits include Titanic the Musical; Mama Mia! (International tour), Starlight Express (Germany); Chicago (Cambridge Theatre, UK tour & International); Hairspray; Priscila Queen of the Desert (Palace Theatre); Ghost (Asia tour); and Broadway and Beyond (UK tour).
Lauren Drury - Minis Assistant
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