Angela became involved in Liz Burville Performing Arts many years ago when her daughter signed up for dance classes. Angela now co-owns the dance school with Julia and Stuart and ensures the smooth running of the administrative functions and the financial side of the business.
Meet our Talented Teachers
Director and Teacher of Ballet, Tap, Modern and Performance Teams
At 4 years old Julia started her training at the Gay Holdforth School of Dancing in Welling, Kent.
At 16 went on to full time training at the Stella Mann Dance College in North London. As well as getting her dance diploma she got her teaching associate exams in ballet, tap and modern for the I.S.T.D and her teaching certificate in ballet for the Royal Academy of dancing passing all 4 with distinction.
Inter Drama and Advanced Drama Classes
We are pleased to announce that Mr Matthew will be taking the Inter Drama and Advanced Drama Classes. Matthew comes with a huge amount of training and has been teaching for 20 years.
He has been teaching Drama and Acting at Italia Conti for seven years. He teaches children from years 7 to 10 (including GCSE Drama) and he also teaches Stanislavski technique and scene study on the three year diploma course.
Private singing teacher
Paul, originally from Dublin, trained at the Brendan Smith Centre, and at the Guildhall, London.
Theatre appearances include Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd and A Man of No Importance.
Shannon began dancing at the age of 5 attending Belcanto London Academy and performing in both Theatre Royal Dury Lane and The London Palladium. She now runs her own fitness classes as well as now joining the teaching faculty at Liz Burville Performing Arts.
Ballet, Tap and Modern
Allison started ballet at the age of 2 ½. Ever since she started she knew she wanted to pursue a career in dance. Allison began her training at Stage door Academy, and transferred to Dorothy Marshall studios at the age of 12. At Dorothy Marshall Studios Allison took part in many shows and also appeared at the London Palladium. Allison also started competing in solo, duets and group competitions in Ballet, Modern, Tap and Lyrical all over the south East.
Ballet, Tap and Modern
Paul has taught dance for 25 years, initially in the NATD method, swiftly moving onto ISTD when he moved to London in 1990. He has played piano for ballet, modern and tap classes, as well as examinations, for 34 years. His first accompanist work was at Frances Bleasdale School in Bolton, where he also took classes in Cecchetti ballet, NATD tap and stagecraft.
Singing, Musical Theatre, Drama, Acro
Sam trained at the KSA Academy of Performing Arts and graduated with a distinction in her ATCL Performing Arts Diploma. During her training her credits include the KoloKolo bird in 'Just So The Musical', Esther in 'Secrets' and a Soloist at the KSA Cabaret Evening.
Jazz, Contemporary, Acro, Hip Hop, Street
Kathleen began dancing at a young age following the ISTD syllabus and taking part in shows and competitions. She then went on to study Performing Arts at the Reynolds Training Academy where she graduated with a Diploma.
She then went on to perform in the industry in various avenues including theatre, TV, corporate and live events across the UK and internationally.
Senior Hip Hop / Street
Mackenzie Stretch trained professionally at Millennium Performing Arts and is a member of Empire Dance Crew founded by Rycardo Gomez.
London-based jazz singer Taylor Notcutt started her music career at the age of 7. After receiving vocal coaching from Nia Lynn, Taylor developed a passion for jazz, and was shortly afterwards awarded a place on the BMus Course to study jazz voice at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Street & Hip Hop
Annabelle has trained at various places in London. She spent time studying street dance, musical theatre and screen acting at Rose Bruford, Sylvia Young and is now doing her Level 6 Diploma in Musical Theatre, Tv & Film at D&B Academy of Performing Arts
Sarah has been part of the Liz Burville Performing Arts family since she was 10 years old.
Sarah has experienced lots of different shows including pantos, cabarets and performances as a child. Sarah's own daughter Mia is now very much a part of the LBPA family.