Theatre in education with professional West End actors

Every child’s imagination should be inspired by the arts. Our shows and workshops are highly creative learning experiences - which children will remember for ever.

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Testimonials from our schools

Wow what an amazing day, it was hard to tell whether the children or the adults enjoyed it most. The workshops were well thought out, fun and creative telling the stories effectively and imaginatively through dance. The children absolutely loved the dancing right through from Reception to Year 6.
— Literacy Co-ordinator, St Wilfrids Catholic Primary School | Dance, March 2018
The West End in Schools facilitator was fantastic! She involved all students and got them excited and enthusiastic about performing Shakespeare! It created a real buzz in the school. Everybody was so excited to share their work and embody their characters.
— English Lead, Minerva Academy | Shakespeare Today, March 2018
Every class teacher had only positive things to say about the workshops. They were full of energy and the amount of learning that took place during the short session was fantastic. Very efficient, enjoyable, good value for money. Thank you
— Writing Leader, Greatfield Park Primary School | Dance, March 2018
Everything about this performance made us happy! The children (and staff) were involved in a panto which felt very personal, it was a magical experience which made us laugh - I’ve never seen so many smiling faces.
— Headteacher, Normanby Primary School | Beauty and the Beast, January 2018

All our actors are West End performers

Arvid Larsen

Ellis Kerkhoven

Ellis has performed in the West End, on National Tour, Internationally and on TV. Shows include: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Dr. Dolittle (with Phillip Schofield) and Rock'n'Roll.

Carys Gray

Charlie Bull

Charlie has performed in the West End in shows including Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Scooby Doo Live!, Top Hat, Mary Poppins, Elf the Musical and Saturday Night Fever.  

Simon Lipkin

Ashley Orwin

Theatre credits include Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, national tours with the Rambert Dance Company. Film credits: Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows (P2), The Muppets Most Wanted & Anna Karenina.

Shona White

Stephanie Elstob

Steph trained at Central School of Ballet.
She has danced in La Boheme at The Royal Albert Hall and was a swing on The Bodyguard and Kiss Me Kate (Tour and West End). She was Assistant Choreographer on Mr Selfridge.

Partnership organisations

Shakespeare Week - we are thrilled to be a Key Partner.

School Dance Week - we are a Partner in this new festival.

Parentkind has rated us as an Approved Supplier.

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We're proud to have been the first theatre company to sign up for the Living Wage.

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