Our teachers are passionate believers in the many benefits of performing arts.
PSSA teachers are known for their energy and passion for performing arts. We simply love passing on our skills and inspiring the next generation.
Whether a child is destined for life on stage and screen, or simply needs encouragement to come out of their shell, we believe that staying active, exploring creativity, building confidence and developing new talents through commitment and discipline to training are all invaluable skills for life. It is our mission to ensure every child at PSSA feels safe and supported to express themselves and unlock their potential.
Designated Safeguarding Lead : Amelia Amos email@example.com
Safeguarding Officers : Ellisha Blake, Aaron Barriscale, Amy Goater
First Aiders: Amelia Amos, Ellisha Blake, Aaron Barriscale, Amy Goater, France White, Bex Stenning, Shelby Speed, Izzy Cockrem, Frannie Shepherd, Sammie Stonefield
At PSSA all School Managers hold Paediatric First Aid certificates and Safeguarding Training which is regularly updated.
Our team might have sparkly showbiz CVs but they also all have enhanced DBS certificates and we have multiple teachers on site with First Aid training at all times.
As Director of PSSA, Amelia is a passionate believer in the benefits of performing arts. Whether a child is destined for life on stage and screen, or simply needs encouragement to come out of their shell, it is her mission to ensure every child at PSSA feels safe and supported to express themselves and unlock their potential.
Amelia is actively involved in all Academies; guest teaching, overseeing staff training, producing the annual shows and ensuring PSSA’s aims and objectives are maintained through every strand of the company.
Since graduating she has been working on a number of exciting TV projects!
Some of these include Alpha Minus Woman in Brave New World (SKY1),
The Stand Up Sketch show (ITV2), commercials for TIKTOK & ICON and many more!
When not teaching or on set, you’ll find her checking out every restaurant in London.
She claims you’ll never meet more of a foodie than her!
Professional credits include ‘Eugenius’ at The Other Palace, ‘Wizard of Oz’ with Birmingham Rep and he made his West End debut in smash hit musical ‘& Juliet’ at The Shaftesbury Theatre.
Dillon is a passionate dancer and loves working with children teaching the foundations of street dance and hip hop.
Fun fact… if you’re in Chiswick you might just spot Dillon running his coffee cart!
Performance credits include: Love’s Labour’s Lost, Our Town, Bare the Musical [Irish Premiere], Singin’ in the Rain, Carrie the Musical [Irish Premiere], The Laramie Cycle [Irish Premiere] , When Midnight Strikes [Irish Premiere], How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Into the Woods, Crusade [Irish Premiere] and BIG –The Musical.
Aaron also owns Gymboree Wimbledon providing early years development classes and absolutely loves working with children and passing on his performance skills to budding young performers.
The Sundaes were featured on BBC1s 'All Together Now' and were lucky enough to make it to the final. The Sundaes are a sensational international act and have been seen all around the UK in the top holiday parks, many seasons in Mallorca and as headliners in Pride events all over the UK and Gran Canaria.
Not only does Amy have over 10 years of experience in the field but she has spent her time teaching Drama and Singing to children ages 4-15. Her bubbly, nurturing teaching skills has seen her student excel in their learning.
Amy's believes that performing arts should be accessible to everyone. She see performing arts not only for those who want to succeed in the field but to help them with valuable life skills. She enjoys seeing her students grow as a performer and as a person.
Fun fact... Bex’s dream artist to dance or choreograph for is Lady Gaga!
Karen has always taught alongside performing and now works as a primary school music teacher in East London aswell as teaching singing for a number of theatre schools across London.
She has since worked in the community and education for over four years. She worked and lived at a boarding school in Wiltshire, where she choreographed shows such as Cabaret, Seussical, Matilda and Annie. She is currently working towards a Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
Bethany has travelled all over the world, her first experience was going to Japan for a month at the age of 11!
Chloe first made her debut on stage at the age of 3, when she featured as a fairy in A Midsummer Night’s Dream!
Rosie has performed in Joseph UK tour, Back to the 80’s, When the lights go on again, Oliver, As long as there’s music, Grease, Whistle down the Wind, Copacabana, The ripple effect and Alice in wonderland, as well as a wealth of commercial credits.
Fun fact - Lois’ hair turned bright green once, as she spent too much time in the swimming pool on holiday!
Katie loves to encourage students to build their confidence and improve their singing technique, whilst always finding the fun!
Fun fact...Katie spent time growing up in San Francisco and can't wait to go back one day!
As a Nanny and Party Entertainer Ellie loves seeing how imaginative children can be, and can often be found dressed as a Disney Princess at weekends singing at parties.
Fun fact... Ellie has a Simba cuddly toy (her favourite Disney character.)
Theatre Credits Include Grease (Goodwood Revival) Singing in the Rain (Adelphi Theatre) Dance Captain and Singer/Dancer (P&O Cruises, Australia) Aladdin (Towngate Theatre) Gigi (Open Air Theatre, Regents Park) Fantastic Mr Fox (Open Air Theatre, Regents Park) Jack and the Beanstalk (Cliffs Pavilion, Southend)
Shelby was also a part of the original casting team for SIX The Musical.
The main goal in my lessons is to try something new and most of all have fun.
Fun fact - Agatha loves to cook and can make yummy Yorkshire puddings!
Fun fact - Zoe is half English and half Canadian.
In 1996 Matt co-founded Doom Productions Theatre in London where Matt was an actor/teacher/producer performing theatre & producing T.I.E. (Theatre in Education) for schools & youth groups in & around London. In 2003 Matt relocated to Melbourne, Australia where he toured Australia with Out Cast Theatre for many years as an actor/singer. From 2010 - 2017 Matt taught for Australia's prestigious singing, dancing & acting school - Stage School Australia.
In late 2017 Matt returned home to London and has been teaching for drama schools in and around London.
Matt's one note is that an actor/singer/dancer needs only two things to tell a story - their body & their voice.
As a private and group singing teacher, Issy loves seeing children gain confidence and find their voices, exceeding their own expectations of themselves!
Fun fact: In her third year of Drama School, Issy wrote a musical and is hoping that one day she might get the chance to have it performed!
Her fun fact is that she can do a pretty good Liverpudlian accent after living there for 3 years!