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We have fantastic links in the world of theatre, not only in London but also in New York. Our Founder James Huish is uniquely placed to be able to call upon his many contacts from the world of musical theatre. These special people devote time to help train our students and pass on their knowledge, love and passion of the industry. Each of our students will have regular access to these patrons both in person at regular workshops and by scheduled email.
Rachel was honoured to be asked to reprise the role of ‘Elphaba’ in London for its 10th Anniversary year. Having recently played the role on Broadway, for which she was awarded the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Favorite Female Replacement Award. Rachel made her Broadway debut starring as ‘Meg Dawson’ in Sting’s musical The Last Ship (Neil Simon); Other theatre: Communicating Doors (Menier); Farragut North (Southwark Playhouse) and ‘Meat’ in We Will Rock You (Dominion) Tommy (BKL) Tonight’s The Night (Phil Mc Intyre Ents). Rachel was awarded the Best Solo Cabaret at the Westend Wilma Awards. Rachel has recently been playing Captain Beverly Bass in the West End Production and will be taking up the role on Broadway.
Kenneth is an accomplished West End actor, writer, director, and producer and is a co-founder and the Principal of ICMT. He recently directed the Broadway Revival version of GODSPELL, which toured the UK. West End acting credits include VIOLET, THE PRODUCERS, RAGTIME, SWEET CHARITY, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, and 125th STREET. He has shared the stage with Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Liza Minnelli, Elton John, Olivia Newton-John, Elaine Paige and others. He has performed for British Royalty on two occasions and for the prestigious Chichester Festival in the critically acclaimed production of THE MUSIC MAN. In 2014, Kenneth performed in the musical he co-wrote, THE SINGING TEACHER, off the West End. He is dedicated to helping young performers reach their full potential and realize their dreams.
The JH Academy
We have fantastic links in the world of theatre, not only in London but also in New York. Our Founder James Huish is uniquely placed to be able to call upon his many contacts from the world of musical theatre. These special people devote time to help train our students and pass on their knowledge, love and passion of the industry.
Simon is perhaps best known for creating the role of Chris in the original London production of Miss Saigon at the…
Niamh recently finished filming the pilot for Every Saturday Night, a new TV drama set in Sydney.
Stage and screen actor Fra Fee was born in Dungannon, Northern Ireland and has graduated from the University…
Erin grew up in Melbourne, Australia. Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in Music Theatre on a…
Andy trained at the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts. He is currently performing in Les Miserables.
Originally from Australia, Anna trained at the Victorian College of the Arts, graduating with a BMus (Hons) in…
Scarlett is currently appearing as Kathy in Singin’ in the Rain at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Previously at…
Sarahbeth Grossman is a Tony Award-nominated producer and a consultant in entertainment marketing, producing…
Pianist, composer and playwright Andrew Gerle’s works for the theater include the musicals The Great Blueness…
Original Broadway Companies and U.S. First National Touring Companies: Disney’s Aida with Elton John and Tim Rice…
Theatre experience includes: An American in Paris (Dominion Theatre), Noël (Wexford Opera House), Romeo & Juliet…
Originally from Belfast, Mark was the recipient of the Kenneth Branagh Renaissance Award to pursue training at…
Training. Leanne began her training at The Dorothy Coleborn School of Dancing and then the Royal Ballet School…