Meet the Team
Wildcats has a committed team of teachers, assistants and administrators who all work together to ensure the smooth running of the Theatre School.
the teaching team
Kelly-Ann Gordon (Academy and School)
Kelly-Ann has been teaching at Wildcats for almost 5 years. She trained in Musical Theatre at Liverpool Theatre School and has worked in many areas of the industry from TV/Film to dancing at Latitude Music Festival. Kelly-Ann has a Grade 8 LAMDA qualification in Musical Theatre and is currently working towards her LAMDA Speech and Drama Education Diploma. Kelly-Ann is the course coordinator for the Post 16 Academy and has also directed West End Wildcats in their past performances. Kelly-Ann teaches Wildcats Academy classes as well as some of the Wildcats Theatre School classes.
Megan Kelly (Academy and Theatre School)
Megan trained at the Arts Educational School in Tring from the age of 12 and then on to the london school Musical Theatre course. She then started on a very successful career in theatre performing in the West End and the Royal National Theatre in numerous musicals including the original cast of Joseph, Into the Woods, She Loves me, Sweeney Todd to name a few. Megan has played many leading roles including Cossette in Les Mis and Christine in Phantom of the Opera and worked alongside many prestigious directors and composers including Hal Prince, Stephen Sondiem and Andrew Lloyd Webber and she has also performed in concert venues such as the Albert Hall and Festival Hall and can be heard on my cast albums and recordings.
Megan has worked on the educational programmes at both the English National Opera and the National Theatre and developed her experience into teaching and coaching at many performing arts schools. Megan teaches the Post 16 Academy and WIldcats Theatre School classes.
Vince WIlliams (Academy and Theatre School)
Vince has over 25 years experience in Dance, Choreography and Show Production. and trained at the prestigious Laine Theatre Arts. He worked on stage and screen as a dancer incuding on such shows as The Royal Variety Performance, BBC Celebration, Brum, and The Brits. Vince then moved into Choreography working with artists such as Vanessa Mae, Diana Ross, Girls Aloud, Tom Jones, Dizzy Rascal, Little Brittan, French and Saunders and Lenny Henry.
His latest work includes Lets Dance for comic Relief BBC1, Splash ITV, and the very successful series Benidorm ITV, the Eastenders Dance on Children in Need BBC and has just finished the feature film 'Nativity 3' with an all star cast. Vince has a wealth of teaching experience all over the UK at numerous Performing Arts schools and colleges and is a well respected Teacher and Choreographer with many shows under his belt. Vince works with the Post 16 Academy and also on various dance projects.
D’arcy Stokes (Theatre School)
D'arcy started at wildcats as a senior, and volunteered with a variety of classes and including the classes for children with special educational needs. She has since become a class assistant at Deeping Wildcats, and is a teacher for Tots theatre classes. D'arcy has used these opportunities to develop her skills as a teacher, at a wide range of ages and abilities. D'arcy specialises in Acting and has gained her Grade 6 LAMDA award in Acting, she is also currently working towards a qualification in LAMDA Musical Theatre. She loves the commercial and jazz aspects of dance, taking part in extra curricular events within Wildcats as well as leading summer school workshops to broaden her opportunities and experiences. D’arcy has previously been part of West End Wildcats, working alongside younger students to create a performance, enabling her to develop an understanding of teaching styles for all ages and own ideals and expectations.
Teeya Jackson (Theatre School)
Teeya has always had a love for performance since she was little starting with dance at the age of 4 in various areas and taking singing lessons at around 10. She has been involved Stamford Pantomime Players taking the lead role of Robin Hood among others, and now wants to give her passion in performing to the children of Wildcats. She started as a volunteer for the special needs class and then progressed to Class Assistant for minis and juniors and now teaches Tots Theatre and assists at GymCats. Teeya also helps lead and assist with the holiday school workshops helping her to grow as a teacher - she was also part of the West End Wildcat troupe for a number of years having performed in some stunning venues.