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ACADEMY ARTS THEATRE SCHOOL

The Old Post Office, 6a The Green, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex. CM1 3DU

T: 01245-422595     E: info@academyarts.co.uk

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Training - Arts Educational Schools, Chiswick. Musical Theatre Course.

WEST-END: ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ where she understudied musical theatre star Elaine Paige- ‘Miss Saigon’ (understudy Ellen) - ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ - Fame (Lambchops)- Saturday Night Fever (Annette) Palladium- Grease  (Rizzo) Dominion and Aladdin with Sir Ian McKellen- (Ensemble/swing) Old Vic.

TOURS & OTHER: Nina’s other jobs include ‘Gigi’ starring Topol & Millicent Martin at Regents Park Open Air Theatre, Guys & Dolls,  A Chorus Line (Maggie)  and Sweet Charity (Helene) all at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.  Aladdin (Genie of the Ring) Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield playing opposite Phil Daniels of Quadrophenia fame,  Grease (Rizzo) UK Tour & Disneyland Paris- Brighton Rock at the Almeida Theatre, Islington- Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Philip Schofield (Swing) UK Tour- Fame (Lambchops) UK Tour & Oslo Spektrum Arena- Chicago (Roxie) Zimbabwe- Chess (Svetlana) Danish Philharmonic Orchestra Tour, Denmark ante Government Inspector (Sergeants’ Widow) with Alistair McGowen all at the Chichester Festival Theatre.  In 2012 Nina was cast in the role of 'Young Bet' in the Coronation Street Spectacular ‘Street of Dreams' at the MEN Arena, starring the wonderful PAUL O'GRADY , Katie Kavanagh,  Julie Goodyear,  Kevin Kennedy, Kym Marsh, Jodie Prenger & Russell Watson. Nina was absolutely thrilled to be part of this amazing Corrie production and to have had an excuse to wear copious amounts of leopard skin. More recently Nina can be seen on the 25 year anniversary production DVD of Miss Saigon where she was specially invited to perform as part of the Alumni in their 25 year anniversary performance.

 

Staff...Pg 1

NINA JONES - (PRINCIPAL / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR)

SARAH MAHONY (MUSICAL SUPERVISOR & DRAMA TEACHER)

CHLOE MARCH-BROWN- ACADEMY KIDZ & ACADEMY ARTS DANCE TEACHER

NINA HEAD SHOT-BRIGHT

 

Training - Sarah graduated from Birmingham School of Acting in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Acting and Musical Theatre

"Cut to the Chase" at the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch, including Steel Magnolias, Roll Over Beethoven, Hot Stuff, Boeing Boeing!, Lend Me a Tenor, Treasure Island, As You Like It, Run for Your Wife and They’re Playing Our Song.  In 2010, Sarah spent a year as a principle singer on board Cunard's brand new ship 'Queen Elizabeth’ Other theatre includes A Christmas Carol (Blackpool Opera House) Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story (UK Tour) Blaze-The Musical (West End) The Merchant of Venice (Salisbury Playhouse) Marry Me A Little (Blackledge Theatre, Salisbury) When We Were Thirty (Forest Forge) Running Scared (Tour) The Hospital Force (Tour) Rock and Roll Pantos: Beauty and The Beast (New Wolsey Theatre) Aladdin (Leeds City Varieties and New Wolsey ), Sleeping Beauty (New Wolsey) and Jack and the Beanstalk (Forest Forge) Sarah is also passionate about new writing and has been lucky enough to be involved in workshops to develop several new musicals, including Maggie Tulliver in The Mill on the Floss Musical (Everyman, Cheltenham) as well as R&D for Perfect Pitch.  TV work includes The Green Green Grass (BBC) and Sarah's voice-over work has featured in the Franklin House Museum in London. Most recently Sarah played Spite in Beauty and the Beast at Queens Theatre Hornchurch. Sarah is very excited to be starting her Masters in Teaching Voice later this year.

 

Chloe trained at both the Harlow Ballet, Academy Arts Theatre School &  Harlow College.  Chloe graduated from Academy Arts in 2016. Whilst at Academy Arts she played Marty in Grease & Janet in The Drowsy Chaperone. Although Chloe was accepted in to two professional performing arts colleges she has decided to pursue other interests for now and is loving teaching and keeping her toe in at Academy Arts.

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