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STAFF TEAM

Helping Students Grow

 

SARAH MCLAUGHLIN

Assistant to Principal

Sarah began her Centre Stage adventure when one of her daughters became a Young Centre Stager many years ago. She has since become a vitally important member of the Young Centre Stagers team supporting many aspects of the business including, teaching, supporting staff and assistanting the principal with various admin duties. Sarah is a qualified primary school teacher in the borough of Haringey working within the leadership team. She loves working on Saturday with the supportive and talented Young Centre Stagers team. 

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AIMEE DALTON

Dance & Drama Tutor

Aimee has danced since the age of 2 and has grown up performing in various local shows, festivals, and pantomimes. Aimee moved to London in 2015, beginning her training at London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2018 with a BA in Musical Theatre. She has recently completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Education and is beginning her career as a primary school teacher. Having loved her dance experience, Aimee is looking forward to working with and passing on what she has learnt to the Young Centre Stagers. 

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LUCY PUGH

Dance & Drama Tutor

Lucy is a professional musical theatre performer and teacher from Hertfordshire. She graduated from The Royal Academy of Music in 2018 with her Masters degree in Musical Theatre. She has performed at numerous venues across the UK but was last seen on The Independence of the Seas playing the role of Frenchy in Grease the Musical for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. She doesn’t just enjoy performing herself but also sharing her passion and knowledge with the upcoming generation of performers. She has been teaching around her performing career for over 3 years and offers her skills in all aspects of acting, dance and singing. 

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CHRISTOPHER O'SHEA

Principal

Christopher began as a student at Centre Stage when it opened in 1999. He began working as a tutor in 2011. In October 2013 he opened Young Centre Stagers on a Saturday morning. Christopher has worked professionally in film, television, commercials, videos and stage from an early age. While he is not teaching, he performs and directs regularly at local theatres. His most recent being Spamalot at the Millfield Theatre and Snow White at the Intimate Theatre. Christopher is a qualified Early Years specialist teacher at St Monica’s Primary School. He is passionate about teaching and learning whether it be performing arts or within the classroom.

LAURA COSTA

Singing & Drama Tutor

From the age of 5, Laura was a student at Centre Stage and now she is teaching every Saturday morning with the Young Centre Stagers team. Laura graduated in 2019 from the London College of Music, with a BA(Hons) in Acting and is now pursuing an acting career. Alongside this, Laura loves teaching and helping the little ones every Saturday - it’s the highlight of her week!

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We also have Maia and Chloe who are currently senior students at Centre Stage. They are assistants to our Young Centre Stagers class who are wholly committed and talented individuals.