"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre." - Gail Godwin
Victoria was born and bred in West Sussex. She spent 10 years treading the boards of the West End and beyond, and now enjoys passing her skills onto the stars of the future!
She is a highly experienced singing and drama tutor renowned for gaining students top examination grades and drama school placements.
Training: Trinity College of Music and London School of Musical Theatre.
Theatre credits include: Understudied and played Glinda in ‘Wicked’ (UK Tour), Understudied and played Cosette in the 25th Anniversary Production of ‘Les Miserables’ (International Tour, London Barbican & Theâtre du Chatelet, Paris), Cinderella in ‘Cinderella’ alongside Joe McElderry (Hayes), Rosa Budd in ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ West End Revival (Arts Theatre); Kathy Kirby in ‘Kathy Kirby: Icon’ (Etcetera Theatre); Yum-Yum in Hot Mikado (Landor Theatre); European Premiere of ‘Thirteen Days the Musical’ (Arcola Theatre); Wendy in Peter Pan (Basildon Towngate Theatre); Secretary in ‘My Favourite Madman’ (Tristan Bates Theatre).
Concerts include: Soloist for The Lord Mayor of the City of London’s Summer Banquet (Guild Hall, London); soloist for ‘The Musical World of Charles Dickens’ (National Portrait Gallery), both in association with Concordia foundation. Featured cast member in ‘Les Miserables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary’ at the O2 Arena, London.
TV & Recordings include: “Les Miz Live!” 25th Anniversary Cast live recording; “Les Miz at 25; Matt Lucas Dreams the Dream” (BBC); The Classical Brit Awards (ITV); The Royal Variety Performance (ITV).
Victoria recently worked alongside celebrated British Jazz pianist, Jason Rebello, and producer Steven A. Williams to create a brand new genre of music; classical/jazz crossover.
She is founder of West End Theatre Workshops, delivering workshops to schools all over the UK & abroad. She is also founder of West End Theatre Academy, a musical theatre academy based in Worthing.
Harry is an experienced director and performing arts tutor. He has taught LAMDA both privately and in groups with great results. Most recently he directed the Jungle Book and Cheeky Chappy for the Brighton Fringe network.
Training: The Brighton Academy of Performing Arts
Theatre credits include:
Harry MacAfee, Bye Bye Birdie (Ye Old Rose and Crown, London); King Louis, Jungle Book, (International Tour); Friar Laurence, Romeo and Juliet (UK and International Tour); Cut Throat Jake, Treasure Island (Brighton Open Air Theatre); Mr Perks, The Railway Children (UK tour); Mr Toad, Wind in the Willows (open air tour); The Wizard of
Oz (International tour) and Marjorie Hardup, Cinderella (Potters Bar) Marjorie Hardup, Cinderella, (Fareham), Julius, Cheeky Chappie, (The Warren: The Blockhouse), Mr Toad, Wind In The Willows, (The Rydale Festival, York)
Film credits include: Max, MUGGED (Short Film, Hot Seat productions)
Other credits include: Chakra Pop video (Crooked House films)