RPA Faculty

Carly Dodds

Carly Dodds

Programme Manager for Performing Arts

Musical Theatre, Contextual Studies & Tap Tutor

Training – Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, BA Hons Musical Theatre.

Theatre Credits – We Only Have This (Cambridge Junction), Musical Starnights (European Tour), From Up Here (Tristan Bates Theatre), Women’s Revenge (The Lord Stanley, Camden), Hitler! (Edinburgh Festival), The Portable Emporium (The Roundhouse, Camden), The Cemetery Ball (The Prince of Wales Theatre) and Mother Goose (Greenwich Theatre).

Other Credits – Mirage/Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines and Carnival Cruise Lines.

Leyla Pellegrini

Leyla Pellegrini

Assistant Programme Manager for Performing Arts

Training – Laine Theatre Arts – 3 year diploma in Musical Theatre.

Theatre Credits – Our House (Birmingham Rep and UK Tour), Cats (UK Tour), Summer Holiday (UK Tour), West Side Story (Leicester Haymarket), Chicago (UK Tour), Paradise Moscow (Sadlers Wells, London) and Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria Theatre, London).

TV and Film – Genie in the House (Nickelodeon), Julie and the Cadillacs.

Choreography credits – Assistant Choreographer for Grease, (Ljubljana Festival), Le Cabaret de Monte Carlo (Casino de Monte Carlo), Fame (Grimaldi Forum) and Starlight Express (UK Tour). Director of Dracula (Fly on the Wall Productions).

Adam Leese

Adam Leese

Year 1 Tutor

Head of Acting

Training – Arts Educational

TV Credits – Nightmares, Guerrilla, Cradle to the Grave, Humans, Broadchurch 2, The Support Group, White Heat, DCI Banks, Eastenders, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margret 2, The Hour, The IT Crowd, The Bill, Dani’s House, Rock Rivals, New Tricks, Rose & Maloney, Holby City, Waking The Dead, Bad Girls and Dinnerladies.

Film Credits – Night in Hatton Gardens, Bridget Jones’s Baby, The White Room, Country of Hotels, Confine, Love Bite, Attack The Block, Intruders, The Blackening, Sisterhood, Journal of a Contact Killer, Until Death, Paper Drawer, Quality Indigo.

Claire Brazier

Claire Brazier

Careers and Destination Coordinator

Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre

Training – Laine Theatre Arts – 3 year diploma in Musical Theatre, ISTD associate teaching qualification in tap, modern and ballet. ALAM drama associate.

Theatre Credits – Sister Act (Berlin and Germany Tour), Behind The Horizon (Berlin and Hamburg), I Have Never Been To New York (Zurich, Oberhausen, Berlin and Munich), We Will Rock You (Stuttgart and Berlin). Annie (UK Tour), Moulin Rouge (Paris) Crazy For You (UK Tour).

TV and Film Credits – He Kills Coppers, Catherine Tate Show and Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.

Modelling Credits – Mac, L’Oreal and Hair Magazine.

Brittany Hope

Brittany Hope

Tap, Ballet and Pilates Tutor

Training – Bird College, Royal Ballet School.

Theatre Credits – Billy Elliot (West End), La Sylphide (Royal Ballet Company), CATS (Royal Caribbean, Oasis of the Seas), Mary Poppins (Stuttgart, Germany), Snow White (New Theatre Cardiff, QDOS Productions).

Nikaela Onyett

Nikaela Onyett

Singing Tutor

Training – Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Credits – The Pink Floyd Show UK (Tour) Costa Cruise Lines (Lead Vocalist), Crosisère Carïbbes (Film) Bel Canto (Tour) P&O Cruises (Lead Vocalist) Star Band (Lead Vocalist)

Sophie Cosson

Sophie Cosson

Acting & LAMDA tutor

Training – Guildford School of Acting

Theatre – Four Score Years and Ten (Flintlock Theatre/Theatre Royal Winchester) One Man Two Guvnors (Theatre Royal Haymarket/National Theatre) After the Party (Criterion Theatre) The Changeling (Southwark Playhouse) Much Ado About Nothing (International tour), Two Women, (Theatre Royal Stratford East) The Comedy Of Errors, (Sell A Door), Only Human (Theatre 503).

Television – Doctor Who (BBC), Call the Midwife (BBC), The Intern (CH4), Downton Abbey (ITV), Casualty (BBC).

Radio – The Wire (BBC 3), The Archers (BBC 4).

Film – Thor 2: The Dark World (Marvel).

Jonathan Mawson

Jonathan Mawson

Jazz & Audition Technique Tutor

Training – Laine Theatre Arts

Theatre – Starlight Express, Bochum (Purse), Legally Blonde, The Savoy Theatre, West End (Swing), An Evening of Dirty Dancing, Stage Act Productions, Uk Tour (Rob, Dance Captain), High School Rocks! Kick 7-6 Productions, UK Tour (Ensemble, Dance Captain).

Other Credits – Dancer for Kylie Minogue, Anastacia, Enrique Inglesias, Will Young and Gareth Gates Royal Variety Show (2002), Olivier Performance (Legally Blonde), The film ‘Confettiʼ (Ball Boy), Carnival Cruises as lead vocalist/ dancer.

Amie Mills

Amie Mills

Commercial & Contemporary Fusion Tutor

Training – Italia Conti

TV Credits – The Greatest Dancer

Other Credits – Company Jinks & Rita Ora