PPA UK PRINCIPALS – RACHEL CROUCH & LOUISE PIERI
PPAI PRINCIPAL- DANIELLE NICHOLS
UNF faculty of music dept
Guest workshops and master classes will be taken by specialist teachers from UNF.
trained at the Elmhurst Ballet School and The London School of Musical Theatre. He achieved and MA in Musical Theatre Creative Practice at The Arts Educational Schools and London City University. He has extensive credits for performance, choreography and directing. Credits include: UK tours –Oklahoma, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Fiddler on the Roof, Anything Goes and Carousel. Mary Poppins (Prince Edward), Sondheim Tonight (Barbican), Spirit of the Dance and Spirit of Broadway (USA, Taiwan, Europe and Dubai). Alongside his professional career Lewis has taught at many of the top Musical Theatre colleges including Arts Ed, Guildford School of Acting, LSMT, Italia Conti, Colin’s Performing Arts, North London Dance Studios and The Academy Stoke. Lewis is also an adjudicator for the Dance World Cup.
Currently teaching dance at PPA, Arts Educational and Del Toro School.Previously she has taught many courses and workshops from ballet to rock n roll to all ages of students. The Carmel Thomas School of Performing Arts, The Rascals Theatre School and Ravenscourt Theatre School, London.
Jenny comes from a classically trained background and since graduating from Laine Theatre Arts has performed in The West End and theatres around the UK. She works as a professional Dancer and Choreographer, mainly in television and film. She performed most recently as a resident backing dancer on ‘The Voice’. She is thrilled to be onboard with PPAI and is looking forward to the 3 weeks of intensive training.
(MAVS, PG cert Acting, BA) is a teacher, performer and coach with more than twenty-five years’ experience in the world of voice, speech and performance. She trained as an actor at the Drama Studio London. She has worked on stage, radio, television and Film in both New York and London. In 2000 Suzanne received her MA in Voice Studies at RCSSD and has been teaching voice and language therapy ever since.
trained at Arts Educational School. His recent credits include, (TV) Doctors, Doctor Who & Casualty (BBC). (Theatre) ‘Darkness’ (Lakeside, Colchester), ‘A Wondrous Place’ (Sheffield Theatres, Royal Exchange). (Film) ‘STRAYS’. He is co-founder of LynchPin Productions Theatre Company
trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the acclaimed tenor William McAlpine. He has taught at many leading colleges- PPA, the Urdang Academy, Millenium, Colins Performing Arts, TTC and The Centre. His credits include – Pat Denning in the number one touring production of “42nd Street”, directed by the show’s original author, Mark Bramble. The title role in the number one tour of the Happy Birthday Postman Pat stage show, celebrating the popular character’s 20th year! He has also appeared in Carousel, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sound of Music, Me and My Girl, Hair, Honk, The School for Scandal and Sweeney Todd.
trained at the Guildford School of Acting (Dip GSA Mus.) and London Actor’s Centre. Jason worked with some of the UK’s top musical directors and voice experts. His production credits include ‘Hamlet‘ at the Brixton Shaw, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ at Plymouth Theatre Royal, and ‘The Ladies Paradise’ for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Concert work includes, ‘Sondheim Tonight’ at the Barbican Concert Hall. Jason has taught at many of the industry’s leading drama schools, including PPA, Italia Conti, Guildford School of Acting and Sylvia Young Theatre School.
trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and the BRIT School. Grace is a teacher (ALCM) and performer. Her credits include the UK no.1 Tour of Sister Act, Jekyll and Hyde and performances at Disneyland Resort, Paris. Grace has taught at PPA, Guildford, Italia Conti, Urdang Academy, Tanzen Academy, Sussex Stage Coach and Theatre Train Southgate.