OUR TEACHING faculty

ACTORs – CHOREOGRAPHERs – DIRECTORs – DANCERs

Emma Peploe-Williams

Artistic Director

At just 11 years old, Emma Peploe Williams was accepted into the prestigious ballet school, Bush Davies, in East Grinstead, Sussex. Here she studied Dance, Ballet and Tap as well as doing her normal school studies. Read More 

 

Stephen Bunyan

CEO

Stephen has come from a marketing and financial background, with successful careers in the City spanning 25 years.  He consults on the strategic direction and operational development of the Academy. He will be integral to the building of our full-time vocational Academy in the future.

 

Kat Bates

Modern Dance Teacher – Musical Theatre Course

Kat graduated from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts with a BA Hons in Dance. She then went on to perform professionally as a dancer/choreographer in theatre, tv, film and the commercial sector.

 

Kelly Tennant

Junior Musical Theatre Teacher

Kelly has always had a passion for acting and performing from a very young age. She trained in Acting at East 15 Acting School. Since recently graduating from East 15, she has been working on short films, TV work, including TV pilots, Crimewatch; L’Oreal and advertising work such as Playstation; Icandy Pushchairs; Levi Jeans.

 

Kathy Andrews

ISTD Ballet/Dance Teacher

Kathy started dancing at the age of 3. Aged 12, she studied at the Arts Educational School, now Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. At 18 yrs of age she graduated to Arts Educational, London School to do her teacher training and take 4 Associate qualification exams.

 

Claire Andrews

ISTD Modern & Tap Teacher

Claire started dancing at the age of 3 at local dance schools, and then went to train at Preston Dance College for 3 years at the age of 16. Here she gained her ISTD teaching qualifications in Modern, Tap and Ballet.

 

Benjamin Archer

Acting Tutor

Benjamin graduated in 2010 with a BA (Hons) Acting. Benjamin is passionate about students wishing to pursue careers in the performing arts being given the right tuition and guidance which is why in 2012 he began teaching in performing arts schools along side his acting work.

 

David Kirby-Ashmore

Singing Teacher, Performance

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music (1975-79) gaining LRAM in Singing Teaching and Dip.RAM in Performance. David has now taken the position of lead private singing coach at the Peploe-Williams Academy, North Bucks.

 

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Guest Teachers

We’re lucky enough to have connections with some renown guest teachers with years of industry experience. We work to enrich the quality of Performing Arts training within our own environment and Arts education in Schools & Colleges, and we equip young people to live and work successfully in our society.

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