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CASSANDRA WEBSTER - B.A (HONS)

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TUTOR OF DRAMA, MUSICAL THEATRE, SINGING & PIANO 

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Cassandra has been performing for over 20 years, as a musician, singer, dancer and actor. At 19 years of age she gained a place at the prestigious Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London where she earned a B.A (Hons) in Musical Theatre. 

As well as the vast array of productions she was involved in during her three years of training, Cassandra has also been part of a variety of professional productions. Her work has allowed her to perform at many well-known venues, including The Royal Albert Hall, The Palace Theatre - Leicester Square, The Criterion - Piccadilly Circus and The Chelsea Theatre - London.

Cassandra has also worked for the BBC and Channel 4 on various television productions.

Alongside her acting, Cassandra is also a songwriter and singer, who goes by the name CJodine.

When she is not busy performing or teaching at ReAct Academy, Cassandra also teaches Music and Dramatic Arts at Heathland School, Accrington.

Cassandra has been teaching theatre arts for the past 12 years whilst continuing to perform. Her work within the industry alongside her passion for teaching and creativity means that she is able to offer a rich and rewarding training experience.   

As well as teaching group classes, Cassandra is also able to offer private tuition in drama, singing and piano, following the LAMDA, ABRSM or RockSchool syllabuses. 

Cassandra holds an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and is a licensed matron.

LIBBI WHITTAKER
TUTOR OF DRAMA, MUSICAL THEATRE & DANCE
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Libbi has been involved at ReAct Academy since the age of 9, participating in Dance, Musical Theatre and Drama classes, and has taken part in over ten of ReAct's full-scale musical productions. During her time at ReAct Academy, Libbi has achieved several Merits and Distinctions in LAMDA's Musical Theatre and Drama exams and went on to gain a place on Runshaw College's Level 3 Professional Performance Programme in Musical Theatre.

 

Libbi's time on PPP consisted of full-time intensive training in Classical and Contemporary Acting, Singing, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Jazz and Tap. She also took part in many of their performances, ranging from plays and musical reviews to dance shows.

Libbi gained a distinction in level 3 musical theatre.

 

During her free time, Libbi also sings with the Manchester Survivors Choir, giving her experience of performing at large, well known venues such as the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, The Lowry in Salford and Parklife Festival. The choir also performed alongside the band Take That on their BBC documenatry, 'Take That: We've Come a Long Way".

BRIDGET HOLDEN
TUTOR OF DANCE
CATHERINE CURRAN
TUTOR OF DANCE
AMANDA HAMMOMD​ B.A (Hons) QTS
TUTOR OF FLUTE & RECORDER
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Amanda began to play recorder and flute at the early age of 8 years old when she was given the opportunity to learn at Primary School. By the age of 17 Amanda had achieved all the Royal School of Music Graded exams with merits and distinctions up to and including the highest Grade 8.
Amanda has performed with an orchestra and wind band and has toured the country often performing as a soloist.
Amanda is a qualified Primary School Teacher and has a BA Hons Degree with Qualified Teaching Status. She has over 25 years experience with working with young people and encouraging them to achieve their full potential.
Amanda is able to offer private tuition in flute and recorder.
Amanda holds an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and is a qualified Matron.

AMELIA HARGREAVES
CLASS ASSISTANT