Bethany’s love for the performing arts began at the age of 4. She’s started her training at The Jan Williams Theatre School where she trained in all aspects of dance, alongside her dance training Bethany attended The Performers Theatre School where she was trained in singing and acting. Once leaving school Bethany moved to Leeds to further her training at SLP College where she has gained a level 6 National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre.
During her training Bethany has performed across the uk in many shows such as Andrew Lloyd Webbers Joseph And His Technicoloured Dreamcoat, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Princess Jasmine in Aladdin aswel as numerous pantomimes, college shows and dance events across the North West and Yorkshire.
In between performing Bethany has been lucky enough to teach some amazing young talent and hopes to continue this aswel as her performing career.
It’s great to be a part of the Christopher Maloney Theatre and Arts Academy and I can’t wait to see the children grow into the talented performers they are”
Since graduating from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) in 2013 with a BA acting degree, Lois has built up a vast repertoire of experience as an Actor/Director/Practitioner in Liverpool and beyond. As well as being Company Director of Pick N Mix Theatre, a children’s theatre company that works in partnership with schools and charities producing Theatre in Education workshops and bespoke productions throughout the UK, Lois is also a BTEC Acting tutor at Liverpool media Academy (LMA) using her professional experience and expertise to guide second year students through the course of study.
Alongside this, Lois is a professional working actor. Having recently completed a Northern tour of ‘The Book’, a play by Duncan Battman and notably a tour of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (2014) across the UK and Italy, and a run of ‘Hamlet’ and ‘A midsummer nights dream’ at the Smock Alley theatre, Dublin (2015).
‘I am thrilled to be working with all of the lovely students at The Christopher Maloney Theatre and Arts Academy, I can’t wait to aid with their development into fantastic, flourishing actors and performers.’
Claire has been training in all aspects of singing, dancing and acting from the age of 5 and her love for performance has just grown and grown since then.
At the age of 18, she attended the Arden School of Theatre, further developing her performance skills and it was here that she gained a BA honours degree in musical theatre. During her training, she performed in many shows including Cabaret, Bonnie and Clyde, Kiss me Kate, Fame, Grease (Rizzo) and We Will Rock You (Meat Loaf.)
Claire then took a break from performance for a while to gain her PGCE to become a qualified primary school teacher and she continues to teach in primary schools across the Wirral during the week.
She has taught singing in a number of theatre academy’s across the North West and she is so excited to be joining the team at the Christopher Maloney Theatre and Arts Academy to pass on her skills, knowledge and passion in all aspects of technique, singing and performance.