LAMDA Coach & Drama Teacher.
Paula is an extremely passionate drama teacher who has been teaching drama in both primary and secondary schools and with Acting Up Theatre School for over 15 years. She graduated with an HND in Musical Theatre and then completed a BA Honours degree in Performing Arts. Then moving onto study a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Durham University and gaining full Qualified Teacher Status. Paula has extensive experience in preparing and supporting pupils for examinations with a number of exam boards, theatre performances, community events and auditions.
From an early age Paula had a great passion and love of Musical Theatre and was a member of both Gateshead and; Newcastle Amateur Operatic Societies. Theatre credits include: Godspell, Best Little Work House in Texas, The Sound of Music, Oliver, Peter Pan, Annie, Dick Whittington, Anything Goes and numerous other performances.
Paula strongly believes the skills children gain from the Performing Arts offer much more than just an opportunity to perform. They are assets that enable children to grow as individuals and that will stay with them for a life time.