FACULTY

Performance is at the heart of Italia Conti and all staff are encouraged to be active within their industry. Staff, made up of professionals from all areas of live and recorded performance, are recruited to reflect current professional practice. We also employ a large number of visiting freelance professionals. Our faculty is comprised of experienced and talented professionals, many of whom work in the industry as performers, choreographers, directors and examiners and are qualified to the highest levels in their specialist subject areas. All staff are DBS checked.

MANAGEMENT & HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS

Samantha Newton - Principal

Hayley Newton-Jarvis - Vice Principal / Artistic Director

Will Flanagan - Education

Andrew Waldron - Diploma Course Co-ordinator

Lisa Sharratt - BTEC Course Co-ordinator / Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Holli Shackleton - Exam Co-ordinator

Sue Shackleton - Designated Safeguarding Lead

Wendy O'Dowd - Head of Dance

Alison Avis - Head of Ballet

Julia Carey - Head of Acting

Nathan Dawe - Head of Singing

Josephine Baumber - Office Manager

Laura Craddock - Accounts

Jo English - Wages

Carrie Robinson - Reception / Audition Co-ordinator

Claire Atkins - Reception

Hannah Williams - Shop Assistant

Chris Newton-Jarvis - Media

Hayley Smith - Website

Gaynor Sheward & Leanne Murray - Agency

Tina Smith - Part-Time School Manager

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Pippa Ailion - Casting Director
Kelly Andrews - Agent, Brown Simcocks & Andrews
Ned Bennett - Theatre Director
Karla Crome - Actor
James Foster - Agent, James Foster Ltd.
Stephanie Hume - Independent Casting Director
Lucy Jenkins - Casting Director, Jenkins McShane Casting
Kerry Michael - Artistic Director, Theatre Royal Stratford East
Hannah Miller - Head of Casting, Royal Shakespeare Company
Bill Petrie - Agent, BWH
Wendy Spon - Head of Casting, National Theatre

ISTD SYLLABUS TUTORS

Wendy O'Dowd - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Alison Avis - Ballet Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Jackie Hayward - Tap Syllabus Tutor (ISTD DDE)

Holli Shackleton - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Laura Craddock - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Josephine Baumber - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors)

Lisa Sharratt - Tap & Modern (ISTD Majors)

Emily Golborn - Tap & Modern (ISTD Majors)

ISTD SYLLABUS TUTORS

Wendy O'Dowd - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Alison Avis - Ballet Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Jackie Hayward - Tap Syllabus Tutor (ISTD DDE)

Holli Shackleton - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Laura Craddock - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Josephine Baumber - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors)

Lisa Sharratt - Tap & Modern (ISTD Majors)

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Pippa Ailion - Casting Director
Kelly Andrews - Agent, Brown Simcocks & Andrews
Ned Bennett - Theatre Director
Karla Crome - Actor
James Foster - Agent, James Foster Ltd.
Stephanie Hume - Independent Casting Director
Lucy Jenkins - Casting Director, Jenkins McShane Casting
Kerry Michael - Artistic Director, Theatre Royal Stratford East
Hannah Miller - Head of Casting, Royal Shakespeare Company
Bill Petrie - Agent, BWH
Wendy Spon - Head of Casting, National Theatre

ISTD SYLLABUS TUTORS

Wendy O'Dowd - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Alison Avis - Ballet Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Jackie Hayward - Tap Syllabus Tutor (ISTD DDE)

Holli Shackleton - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Laura Craddock - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Josephine Baumber - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors)

Lisa Sharratt - Tap & Modern (ISTD Majors)

Emily Golborn - Tap & Modern (ISTD Majors)

ISTD SYLLABUS TUTORS

Wendy O'Dowd - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Alison Avis - Ballet Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Jackie Hayward - Tap Syllabus Tutor (ISTD DDE)

Holli Shackleton - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Laura Craddock - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors, DDI & DDE)

Josephine Baumber - Ballet, Tap & Modern Syllabus Tutor (ISTD Majors)

Lisa Sharratt - Tap & Modern (ISTD Majors)

STAFF PROFILES

TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE

"The training has been invaluable. It's amazing to think what I've learnt

over the past three years and how the training has changed me into an actor."

ED BRODY - BA (HONS) ACTING 2013 GRADUATE

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