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Head of Music

Sarah Moore

Operations Manager


Head of Scheduling
Course Leader

Emil Dale

Principal and Founder

David Bridges

Deputy Vice Principal

Jason Marc Williams

Head of Acting

Michelle Ballentyne

Resident teacher, teaching ballet and contemporary

Laurie Scarth

Head of Dance

Kerry Ellis

Elphaba in the West End’s Wicked
Patron of EDSA
Broadway & West End Star

Dominic Tribuzio

Billy Elliot, Legally Blonde, We Will Rock You, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Amy Ross

Kinky Boots, Sunny Afternoon, Legally Blonde, High School Musical


News Review, Green Wing
Teaches: acting


Resident Acting Coach


HTS, New York Film Academy


Peter completed his degree at Birmingham University, studying piano under Alexander Boyd. His
conducting mentor is Dan Ludford-Thomas.


Aladdin West End

Gareth Aled

War Horse West End & Holland, Magic Flute ENO.
Teaches: acting

Neil Rutherford

EDA Patron, Ambassador Theatre Group Head of Casting & Production Associate.

Chris Hocking - EDA Patron

Deputy Principal and Director of the Schools of Musical Theatre and Acting at Arts Educational London

Gareth Walker

Saturday Night Fever original West End cast, choreographed for closing ceremony for London 2012 Olympic Games

Fra Fee

Les Miserables movie, Welsh Opera House, Dirty Dancing, Fame

Niamh Perry

I'd Do Anything ITV, Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia, Sweeney Todd

Wolfgang Mwanje

Dances for Little Mix, Rhianna, Rita Ora.

Gavin Spokes

Guys and Dolls, Holby City, One Man Two Guvnors, Hollyoaks

Luke Fetherston

Funny Girl, Cabaret, Singing in the Rain, Jesus Christ Superstar

Francis Haugen

Dirty Dancing, Singing in the Rain, 42nd Street

Rob Shaw

Iolanthe, Evita, Blood Brothers

Tom Scanlon

Dance Til Dawn, Dirty Dancing

Miri Gellert

Royal Academy of Music

Griffin Stevens

Resident Acting Coach

Cleve September

In the Heights Original West End Cast

Tom Veasey

Jesus Christ Superstar, Emmerdale, Casualty, Les Misérables Concert
Owner of Word of Mouth Vocal Coaching

Matt Wesley

Chicago, The BodyGuard, From Here to Eternity, South Pacific, Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Thomas Ashton

UK Music Video Awards, Rocky Horror Picture Show, various music videos

John Reynolds

Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Chicago, Legally Blonde, We Will Rock You

Phillip Bertioli

War Horse, Funny Girl

Nicole Cato

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, Phantom of the Opera West End

Besfort WIlliams

Royal Variety

Matt Mellor

Most recently Matt was the Music Director for the Factory Playhouse production of Thoroughly Modern Millie

Mark Hedges

Les Miserables, Starlight Express, Little Shop Of Horrors

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We hold auditions throughout the year and offer places as we go. Our auditions are all day on a Saturday from 10am- 3pm (finish times variable) and the fee is £35. You are only required to prepare two things: one musical theatre song with sheet music and one monologue of your choice. You will then take part in an open jazz class. Remember we are looking for trainability. You do not have to be perfect. The audition fee is £35 which you will need to pay online by filling in the form below.The audition fee is non-refundable.

We believe the best way to get a feel for our Academy is to attend one of our Open Days or watch one of our full scale production in our theatre book here  Meet the teachers, look around the building and take classes in all disciplines. We only offer a limited number of open days. Please note: You ALSO get to look around, meet teachers and ask questions on our audition days. You can also book an open day below.

Students apply directly to Emil Dale Academy for the BA Hons Musical Theatre course. Students do not have to apply through UCAS for this course

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