We have an amazing and experienced team who are all fully DBS checked and trained in the Performing Arts.
Winona Khan: Teaching for many years whilst studying for a degree in musical theatre and then going on to achieve a Masters at Guildford School of Acting. Winnie has teaching experience in dance and drama (as well as singing) and has taken exams under the BATD. She runs and teaches at a number of stage schools and also delivers work shops to primary schools. Whilst teaching has always been a passion of hers she is an accomplished performer too.
Emily Abbott: Emily has been performing since the young age of 3 at her hometown on the Isle of Wight. At 10, she signed to a children’s talent agency where she filmed for multiple commercials and feature films as well as modelled for various children’s magazines. She then continued her training at 16 in London at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts where she graduated from in 2018 and is still actively auditioning within the industry. She started teaching 3 years ago and has since loved being able to share her passion for performing with the next generation of actors!
Owen Smith: An accomplished trained dancer and teacher Owen has choreographed staged performances for over 10 years both west end and internationally. Owen currently teaches at the Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts.
Amelia Stevenson: Amelia has been working with TheatreTrain as a company now for 2.5 years, and was a previous student herself for 6 years! She has completed both the Musical Theatre and Acting Courses at READ College graduating with a Level 4 Diploma from both, and is currently furthering her studies at Identity School of Acting.
Jenny Eves: Centre Manager previously at Ilford and Basildon Theatretrain, Jenny has a wealth of experience in both Perfroming Arts and Theatretrain as company. Her back ground is in nursing and social work. She has been a welfare leader on many of our international projects and is a fully licensed child chaperone & first aider.
Erin Hankin: An ex pupil of Theatretrain; She trained at De Montfort university where she achieved a BA Hons degree with a Autard Smith award in Performing Arts. She then went on to complete a course at Laban in Contemporary Dance before completing her Masters in Choreography at Middlesex University. Erin has over 10 years worth of performance and teaching experience including scratches at The Place.
Gemma Eves: Also an ex pupil of Theatretrain; Gemma trained at Mountview Academy before continuing her studies in Acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. She has been teaching for over 10 years in both London and New York as well as performing in various shows.
In 2015 Erin & Gemma were invited to join the International Theatre Exchange Board and since have arranged, choreographed, directed and taught on various projects in many countries including France, Switzerland, Turkey, New York, Disneyland Paris and more…