Our Team

All MAMT staff are working professionals in the theatre industry. You will learn from the very best directors, choreographers, tutors and producers over your two years with us to make sure you are fully prepared for a long career in the industry. Click on a person for their detailed biography.

James Williams

James Williams


Theatre Producer and Vocal Coach

CiCi Howells

Deputy Head

Star of The Threepenny Opera and Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour)

Aimee Gray

Head of Acting

Royal Shakespeare Company

Russell Smith

Associate Agent

Choreographer of Dirty Dancing (World Tour) and Dance captain of Rock of Ages (UK Tour)

Masterclass Leaders

Julie Atherton

Masterclass tutor

Avenue Q, Sister Act and Lift

Kerry Ellis

Masterclass tutor

Wicked, We Will Rock You, Oliver!, My Fair Lady and Les Mis

Oliver Tompsett

Masterclass tutor

Mamma Mia, Wicked, We Will Rock You and Our House

Lucy van Gasse

Guest Tutor / Mentor

Love Never Dies, Wicked & Wonderful Town

Guest tutors and industry mentors

Lucy Jane Adcock

Recently Matilda; soon to start Guys and Dolls

Sabrina Aloueche

Industry Mentor

We Will Rock You & Les Mis

Gemma Atkins

Guest Tutor / Mentor

Currently starring in West End Kinky Boots

Oliver Brenin

Les Mis

Michelle Crook

We Will Rock You world tour

Jacqueline Hughes

Industry Mentor

'What's on stage' award winner

Paul Hutton

Guest Tutor / Mentor

The Producers and Elf (West End)

Sam Lupton


Christina Modestou

Industry Mentor

Currently in the UK tour of Shrek

Katie Paine

Guest Tutor / Mentor

Killer Queen, We Will Rock You, West End

Michelle Pentecost

Guest Tutor / Mentor

Wicked & Evita, West End

Jon Robyns

Soon to lead in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour)

Dayle Hodge

Dayle is currently playing the role of Frankie Valli at certain performances in Jersey Boys, at the Piccadilly Theatre London.


Emily is a company member at Birmingham Royal Ballet

Rehearsal Pianist: Jordan Clarke – Royal Academy of Music.

Writer in Residence We are currently accepting applications for this position.

Composer in Residence: We are currently accepting applications for this position.