Meet the staff!
Singing Coach - Emma
Emma graduated from the University of Leeds with a 1st Class BA(HONS) in Theatre and Performance and went on to complete her PGCE in Secondary Drama. She now teaches Drama and Theatre Studies at a local high school. She achieved her grade 8 in popular music vocals at age 17, which allows her to give the best support to our students at Reach Musical Theatre. Emma has musical theatre experience herself after taking on lead roles such as; Mrs Potts in Beauty and the Beast and Mabel in Fame the musical as a student. She has a passion for Musical theatre and has helped create amazing memories here at Reach Musical Theatre for the students, including preparing all the vocals for the performance at Disneyland Paris.
Acting Coach - Beth
Beth has a foundation degree in Drama from Sheffield College and a BA(HONS) Children, Young People and Families from Sheffield Hallam University. Beth is employed at a local high school supporting SEN children and is perfectly placed here at Reach Musical Theatre to support children of all abilities. Beth has stage managed many high school performances including an entry for The Shakespeare Festival at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre. Beth teaches our students amazing acting techniques to help them achieve the variety of characters loved by our audiences.
Administrator and Receptionist - Joanne
Joanne has been a staff member for Reach since its beginning. Joanne's experience means she efficiently organises student records, including tickets, fees and front of house. In addition to this, Jo helps organise rehearsal spaces, theatre hire and external events, the most recent being the group trip to Disneyland Paris. Joanne is currently studying for her certificate in Principles of working with individuals with learning difficulties, helping to support children of all abilities at Reach Musical Theatre.