About Us

We are extremely proud of our superb faculty and team. Our teachers are all professionally trained and have extensive professional credits. All of our staff are DBS Checked (Enhanced) and all complete Safeguarding Training to ensure that all of our students get the best experience possible. A lot of our staff are also qualified teachers too with PGCE's and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) which means we really do understand about providing amazing opportunities for children and young people. 

 

David Stinson FRSA, MIPATH, ATCL  |  Artistic Director & Founder

David started performing in his local choir, before finding his love for dance at the age of sixteen. After graduating from one of the UK's most prestigious private dance colleges, he went on to perform all over the world in a variety of roles.

His theatre credits span from the leading roles in musical productions aboard some of the world’s most prestigious cruise liners from Costa and Fred Olsen, to performing lead roles in London’s West End at the Victoria Apollo and the Dominion Theatre.
David has also led a successful singing career. He released his debut album in 2007 and has since shared the stage as a solo artist with the likes of the cast of Hairspray, winners of The Voice, and X Factor Winner Sam Bailey.
Today, David is known for judging dance competitions across Europe as well as Guest Teaching at several colleges and universities in the UK, Europe and Asia. He is also Founder and Director of International Performing Arts & Theatre which is an international examining board that has offices in the UK, Australia and Vietnam.
 David is also committed to raising money for charities nationwide. He is a Trustee of Fahr Beyond and another charity which will support children and young people access the performing arts throughout South East London.
Keep up to date and follow David’s journey. Like his Facebook Page (David Stinson); Follow him on Instagram @davidstinson20 as well as Twitter @StinsonTheatre
 

Adam Tate  |  Business Director

Adam (or Mr Adam as the children like to call him), ensures that our school is managed effectively and that the students are kept safe at all times. He leads the administrative functions and educational content for the schools. Adam graduated with a Masters Degree from the University of Oxford in 2015 and is a qualified Teacher of Geography at one of the UK's leading secondary schools based in Southwark. 

Adam is an Executive Director of International Performing Arts & Theatre and leads the Teaching Diploma in Performing Arts course as well as oversees the academic and accreditation aspects of the organisation. Ensuring that all our programmes are robust and ensure that there is a relevant and supportive educational content. Adam is also an Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. 

Adam is also our Designated  Safeguarding Officer and is experienced in safeguarding, this ensures that we have a highly qualified person to ensure the welfare of all our young people is met.

 

Eva Believer  |  Teacher of Singing 

Miss Eva has a Masters Degree in Acting, Singing & Piano. She trained privately under the supervision of Laura Sarti at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Miss Eva sings professionally at many concerts, corporate events, festivals and charity events; as well as having taken leading roles in numerous musical productions. Miss Eva has also been a featured actress in numerous televised series as well as being a very well known clothes model with regular appearances on Good Morning Britain, This Morning, and QVC. We are privileged to have Miss Eva lead our students in the wide repertoire of singing skills and techniques, and has a great sense of humour.

 

Amy Goater  |  Teacher of Acting

Miss Amy has been with the theatre school for many years now, and all of our children try their hardest to impress her. Currently, Miss Amy is touring with her girl band 'The Sundaes' as seen on the BBC's All Together Now. Miss Amy has performed in musical productions worldwide as well as at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In addition to being on tour, she is also studying for her Teaching Diploma in Performing Arts through International Performing Arts & Theatre. We look forward to Miss Amy becoming a more permanent fixture in the school again once her touring is over. 

 

Harley-Jo Wing  |  Teacher of Dance

Harley-Jo trained in ballet, jazz, tap, commercial and contemporary dance. She did her professional training at the famous Addict Dance Academy. Her dance credits include a backing dancer for the X Factor, Camila Cabello, Jason Derulo, Ocean Wisdom ft. Method Man, Rak-Su , 5 After Midnight, MTV's EMA. She has also danced on television commercials and modelled for the likes of Superdrug, Footlocker, KH Hair Show and GRM Daily.

 

Support Staff

Miss Carlene - Qualified Secondary School Teacher 

Miss Patricia - Qualified Nursery Nurse Teacher 

Miss Agnes - Senior Leadership Team in a local Primary School

Mr Hassan - Trainee Primary School Teacher

Miss Natalya - Studying Business & Economics Degree

Miss Beatrice - Teaching Assistant in a local Primary School

Miss Ramla - Teaching Assistant in a local Primary School