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ReAct Academy of Theatre Arts

℅ The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre,

Union Road, Oswaldtwistle,

Lancashire, BB5 3HZ

OUR TUTORS

All ReAct Academy tutors have a strong background in professional theatre and tutoring. All tutors hold DBS-Enhanced Disclosures and most are also licensed chaperones.

CASSANDRA WEBSTER - B.A (HONS)

PRINCIPAL

TUTOR OF DRAMA, MUSICAL THEATRE, SINGING, PIANO & BABY REACT

Cassandra has been performing for over 15 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.

REBECCA EASTHAM B.A (HONS.)
TUTOR OF DRAMA, MUSICAL THEATRE & SINGING

Rebecca trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, graduating in 2012 with a B.A (Hons.) in Musical Theatre. Since graduating she has gone on to perform in many shows including The Hoods The Musical (Leicester Square Theatre), Frozen (UK Tour), BILLY (Union Theatre), Spring Awakening, The Secret Garden, Not Dead Enough (UK Tour) and recently appeared as Ann in 'Emmerdale' and also in 'Hollyoaks' and as Tiff in 'Coronation Street'.

 

As well as tutoring at ReAct Academy, Rebecca runs her own workshop days in schools and colleges across Lancashire, specialising in Musical Theatre. Still working as a performer herself Rebecca provides an up to date insight into the industry and fresh, new techniques.   

KATY OLIVER M.A / B.A (HONS.)
TUTOR OF DRAMA & MUSICAL THEATRE 

Katy studied Performing Arts at Accrington & Rossendale College and after completing a degree in Drama and English she went on to complete a Masters in Text and Performance at RADA. Some of her professional credits include: multi-rolling in the sell-out run of 'UKIP! The Musical' at Waterloo East Theatre, RADA and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Nicky Lee in the North West Tour and Edinburgh Fringe Festival run of the new musical, 'Stop The Train', Genie in Enton Benson Productions' 'Aladdin' at Northwich Memorial Court and as Gina in 'Equivalent 2' as part of JB Shorts 20. 

LAURA KAY
TUTOR OF DRAMA
& MUSICAL THEATRE
LAURA DUNLEAVY
TUTOR OF DRAMA & MUSICAL THEATRE
MILLY DRIVER
TUTOR OF DANCE & MUSICAL THEATRE
EMILY CROSS
TUTOR OF DANCE
BRIDGET HOLDEN
TUTOR OF DANCE
MATT BERRY BMUS (HONS)
TUTOR OF PIANO

Matt discovered music at the age of 7 and has been working at a professional level since the age of 14. A graduate of the Tech schools in West London, Matt has enjoyed success in many aspects of the music industry. With extensive live and studio experience, Matt performs regularly throughout the U.K, Europe and as far as the Middle East with some of the worlds finest session musicians including support slots along side the likes of Razorlight, David Grey, Joceyln Brown, Michael Bolton, Lulu and Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet) to name a few.

 With over 15 years experience, Matt takes a great pleasure in teaching a wide range of modern and traditional music techniques and disciplines, all of which are crucial for today’s musician. Currently Matt is working as part of the ‘Blackburn with Darwen Music Service’ who offer a range of music education to all ages and abilities in schools around the area. As a multi-instrumentalist and classically trained pianist,

Matt can also offer basic to advanced music theory training to anyone, regardless of instrument. 

AMANDA HAMMOMD​ B.A (Hons) QTS
TUTOR OF FLUTE & RECORDER

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.

OUR CLASS ASSISTANTS

ANA BRADBURY
CLASS ASSISTANT
JESSICA SMALLEY
CLASS ASSISTANT