Welcome to Theatretrain Sutton
STANLEY PARK HIGH SCHOOL
Drama Classes, Dance Classes and Singing Classes in Sutton.
Classes run Saturdays during school term time
Come and join us at Theatretrain Sutton for dance, drama and singing classes for 6-18 year olds. Whether you’re a West End wannabe or a shy wallflower looking to make friends and gain confidence this is the place for you. Our ethos is as a ‘performance company’ and ALL students take part in ALL productions whatever their level of ability. We believe this not only gives our students skills and confidence in performance but also respect and appreciation for each other AND the responsibility of working for the team not just themselves.
So come along…we’d love to have you on board!
TT Main School (6-18yrs)
We have 3 age groups, 6-9, 9-12 and 13-18
Each group gets 1 hour of Dance, Drama & Singing
Sessions are £20.00 for 3 hours
We create amazing opportunities for our theatre school students to perform on stage in local, regional and world famous West End venues.
All students have the chance to perform every year.
TT Minis (4-5yrs)
Saturdays 10am – 11.30am
We run Minis classes for 4-5 year olds from 10-11.30am every term time Saturday during term time.
Sessions are £10 for 1.5 hours
The Minis class is an introduction to Theatretrain for pupils who are too young to join the main centre. Children are introduced to dancing, acting and singing during the class and we aim to keep the focus on the work and to encourage concentration, generosity and creativity whilst having fun and developing confidence.
PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING STUDENTS ONTO OUR VERY POPULAR MINIS CLASS FOR SEPTEMBER 2019.
Summer Term – 27 April – 13 July
Free Trial – Saturday 27 April. Book to reserve your place.
For over two decades we’ve championed an exhilarating approach to theatre school education
in the theatrical arts for young people aged 6-18.
We teach our children how to Dance, Act and Sing in performing arts classes at
STANLEY PARK HIGH SCHOOL.
Our Stage school brings out the best in students, builds confidence, and gives aspiring young actors opportunities of a lifetime via our large scale London shows and our smaller local shows each year.
We accept students from areas around Sutton, Surrey, including Carshalton, Carshalton Beeches, Cheam, Worcester Park, Hackbridge, Wallington, Beddington, Mitcham, Morden, Belmont, Banstead, Coulsdon, Purley and surrounding areas.
No auditions are necessary as we teach them everything they need to know!
Theatretrain Sutton is run by Carol Soper a graduate of the prestigious Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
At Theatretrain Sutton you will experience professional classes and professional performances and work with a great team.
All our Teachers are DBS checked and are either fully qualified teachers or working in the industry and have a wealth of knowledge and experience between them. We also have fully qualified first aiders on the team.
Cas - Centre Director
Cas is a graduate of the prestigious Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and has worked as a drama teacher for more than 20 years. As well as successfully working in many London secondary schools, Cas has also taught in private, independent schools and has previously also worked in extra-curricular performing arts schools. Cas is passionate about the arts, and specifically drama, and all the life skills that come from being a part of it. She has a whole encyclopaedia of drama games and activities up her sleeve and loves to surprise her students each week with something different.
Linda - Singing Teacher
Linda is our new singing teacher and is a singer-songwriter and musical theatre performer. Born in Italy, at sixteen years old she joined a professional musical theatre company, touring internationally alongside the performer Luca Giacomelli Ferrarini. After graduating, she moved to London to pursue her career as an artist, studying at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM). In June 2017, she was one of the finalists at the BASCA scholarship award for the “Best Song”. She then signed a publishing deal with Orio Music LTD and Sound Graphics Music Tokyo. Following this she started getting her first songs placements with big South Korean acts such as TheBoyz and collaborating with multiplatinum producers like Steven Lee and Kevin Charge. More recently, she has started a collaboration with Sugar Music and Sony Italy. Linda has several years of teaching experience in musical theatre craft, vocals, songwriting and choir direction. She is excited to share her knowledge with the Theatretrain Sutton students.
Nathaniel - Dance Teacher
Nathaniel is currently studying at the prestigious Italia Conti of performing arts. He is now in his third and final year where he will achieve a Diploma in performing arts. Nathaniel has also completed a TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF). Nathaniel is a confident aspiring performer who also has a passion for teaching dance and acting to children of varying ages. He has taught at summer schools and a variety of workshops, and other establishments. He is professionally trained in the dance genres: Ballet, Commercial, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Musical Theatre, Street and Latin. Nathaniel has a vast knowledge of different dance styles and likes to pass on his knowledge in a fun, friendly and engaging environment.
Jen - Cover Teacher
Jen trained at The Dance School of Scotland before furthering her training at Bird College where she gained a BA Hons degree in Dance and Theatre Performance. She has several theatre and T.V performance credits, including dancer for Rita Ora, XFactor, ITV, understudy for Molokova in “Chess” at The Union Theatre, Business women in Green Flag commercial, Kate in “The Sword and the Dope” at The Greenwhich Playhouse, , Lorraine in the Scottish premiere of“ Batboy the musical”, Ensemble in the UK premiere of “Suessical The Musical” , Dance captain in “The Rat Pack”, Showgirl in the “Craig McMurdo Cabaret”, UK tour. Her Director credits include: “The 8th Fold” at The Duchess Theatre, West End, Assistant director “The Sword and the Dope” at The Courtyard theatre, “Guys and Dolls” and “High School Musical” for Beverly Marks Stage School at The Queens Theatre. Choreography credits include: “Twelfth night” for the Oxfordshire Shakespeare Company, “The Sword and The Dope”, Courtyard Theatre. Jen also has extensive teaching experience and has developed various productions for stage schools in and around London.
Amber - 6-9 Assistant
Amber is our lovely 6-9s assistant and is currently in her final year studying performing arts at Nescot College. Amber stays with the 6-9s throughout the day and assists the teachers in drama, singing and acting to ensure that all the children are fully involved in the classes and understand what is required of them. Amber is a lovely, outgoing young woman who is passionate about performing and particularly excels at dance.
Kenny - Centre Manager
Kenny is our lovely Centre Manager and is the person responsible for our front of house duties and ensuring the health and safety of our students and teachers whilst on site. Kenny is very much part of the Theatretrain Sutton family as both his children attend the school and his wife is Cas, the Centre Director.
Maskara - Cover Teacher
Maskara is our cover teacher and has previously been Theatretrain Sutton's dance teacher. Maskara is an excellent all-rounder and took a break from working permanently with Theatretrain to further her studies in dance. She is currently in her final year of her MA in dance.
CJ - Singing Teacher (Currently on a break whilst undertaking further industry study)
Our very clever singing teacher, CJ, studied for his Batchelor of Music with Honours at Newcastle College and followed this with a Post-graduate Diploma in Musical Theatre at Bristol Academy of Performing Arts. As well as extensive experience teaching both adults and children, CJ is a prolific performer and entertainer. We are very fortunate to have CJ working for us and his vast experience as a singer, dancer, actor, musician and Musical Director makes him a real asset to our team. As well as all his professional experience CJ has a wealth of fun drama games and warm-ups in his repertoire which constantly delights our students. Oh, and he’s pretty funny too.
We are proud to support the Theodora Children’s Charity and Child.org and raise money, or sponsor events, on a regular basis.
We are also pleased to be sponsoring a local child this year, through Kallikids, enabling them to take part in Theatretrain.
Find out more about us, and what we do, by following the links below.