Meet The Team

Our dance, drama, acting and singing teachers are young, passionate, working professionals and all fully DBS checked. The team are obligated to sign an Information Communication Agreement before commencing employment.

As well as providing an outstanding performing arts education, 360 Arts are committed to providing training for children in a safe and secure environment. Parents can be confident that our students health and safety will always be our main priority.

We have a duty of care to safeguard all children involved in 360 Arts activity from harm. All children have a right to protection. Those with special needs and who may be particularly vulnerable will always be taken into account.

We will ensure the safety and protection of all children involved in our classes, events or productions through adherence to the Child Protection guidelines.

Meet The Team

Carol Brophy

Managing Director

Carol is a working mum of 2 boys aged 12 and 18. Prior to 360 Arts, Carol worked for 15 years as a Senior School Secretary in the London Borough of Brent. Carol has an NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration as well as a Certificate in School Business Management awarded by The National College of School Leadership.

Before 360 Arts, Carol worked voluntarily, running another part time Stage School for children between the ages of 4 and 18 in North London which closed after she left.

Carol is also a Licensed Chaperone for the London Borough of Barnet and has worked on various T.V. Commercials and Television Programmes including Eastenders, therefore Carol is fully aware of all Child Licensing Laws.

As well as running 360 Arts Carol also works at Middlesex University in Hendon, London, where she has been since 2014

Welcome & Introduction
from Carol

360 Arts is a Performing Arts School in North West London
Held on Sunday mornings, based in Hendon
Adult Acting and for children from 2 to 16 plus
Come along at 10am and join in the fun with us
Audition prep and 1:2:1 scholarship school coaching
Progression through expert teaching and learning!
I am looking for street dancers to be part of our Crew
Male and female Band members too!
All abilities welcome from beginners to rising stars
Competitive rates and free parking for cars
If you’re a teacher or a member of a PTA
Give me a call and arrange a free workshop today
I would love the opportunity to establish
After school clubs and half term workshops
Providing late collection and Early morning drop offs
360 is the place to be
To make friends, have fun and be free
Discover your talent and Explore hidden depths
Confidence building in small, tiny steps
So register online at www.360arts.co.uk
It would be my pleasure to welcome you on your very first day

Patrons

Tom Muggeridge

Dance Patron

MATILDA THE MUSICAL CAMBRDIGE THEATRE, LEICESTER SQUARE DANCE CAPTAIN, DEPUTY GYM CAPTAIN, SWING TRAINED: English National Ballet School. Theatre includes: Wicked (Apollo Victoria); Notre Dame de Paris (Asian tour); Dan in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor
Dreamcoat (Guernsey); Harrison in Chicago (Cambridge Theatre, West End); Santa Claus & the Return of Jack Frost(Southampton Mayflower); Coricopat in Cats (arena tour); Big Deal/understudy Action in West Side Story (50th anniversary UK tour); singer/dancer for P&O Arcadia (JAR Productions); The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty (English National Ballet/London Coliseum); Graduation Ball (National Youth Ballet/Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). TELEVISION: Coronation Street. FILM: Bel Ami. OTHER: Argos advert, Dubai Trade Show; modelling for Nike, Amelle and Jones the Bootmaker.

Choreographic
and Teaching credits.

Assistant choreographer for The London Cabaret Club. Extensive teaching and adjudicating both in the UK and around the World.

Tony O’Callaghan

Acting Patron

Currently a semi series regular in Eastenders playing the character Ollie Walters.
T.V Credits : Most notable role was that of Sergeant Boyden in The Bill
Other TV Credits include: Irish soap opera, Fair City showing on Irish Channel RTE1, playing the character Father Thaddeous
The Magnificent Evans, Family Affairs, Holby City, Doctors, Shameless, Three Up, Two Down, The Upper Hand and Coven
as well as several stage plays, UK Tours, Film & Commercials
Training: Drama Centre London, part of St Martins School, London. A constituent college of the University of The Arts London and is a member of Drama UK

Management Team

Tilly Kamara

Agency Manager

I am passionate about the arts and working with children to develop their skills, achieve their full creative potential and further professional advancement.

I am a mother of 3 and work as Agency Manager full time. I will be your first point of contact at 360 Arts Management.

Education

BA Music Industry Management
BTEC National Performing Arts
BTEC Extended Certificate Performing Arts: Acting
BTEC Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Work Experience

WBS Television Uganda: Head of Programming
Life FM Radio Project: Project Coordinator
Teaching Assistant (LSA and SEN): Barnet and Brent Primary Schools

Joe Lonsdale

Resident 360 Musical Technician & Resident First Aider

Joe is a musician, music producer, author and university lecturer in music technology. Both his kids attend 360 Arts.

Sarah Naziri

Agency Executive

I’m a mother of 4, the youngest of whom attends 360 on Sunday morning.
Before my calling to Motherhood, I worked full time as a HR Manager for Nike Town on Oxford Street.

My role at the Agency will be to provide support to the team and make sure we are doing everything we need to at the right time so that everything runs smoothly.

I’m a real people person and love working with people of all ages, so I hope to be able to help you and your special little ones fulfil everything you set out to do with 360 Arts.

Caroline Lancaster

Parent Support Advisor

I am a Mum of two boys, a Chartered Surveyor and attend 360 Adult Acting classes
Previously I was a Teaching Assistant in Garden International School, Malaysia where I became an active volunteer for “Riding for the Disabled” at Bukit Kiara, Malaysia
I have appeared in Endurance TV for Sky and the Live 6 at 6 Show.
My 14 and 11 year old boys are both actors and attend 360.
They previously trained at Fusion Acting and KL PAC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
As a mother of professional performing arts children I feel I can offer sound advice and assistance and I am really excited to be your Parent Support Advisor and look forward to welcoming you to 360 Arts every Sunday morning.

Resident Teachers

Micah Holmes

Head of Performing Arts

Micah Holmes Trained at CPA Studios/The Urdang Academy (Singing, Acting and Dance) Credits include: Founder and Artistic Director of Nile Dance Company, Choreographer for JVCK, Party With The Wolves, and other pop artists, Backing singer for Leona Lewis and Ben Haenow – X Factor 2015, Strictly Come Dancing – Dancer, One Night In Vienna UK Tour – Ballet Dancer, Hairspray (The Shaw Theatre) – Seaweed, Grease Is The Word! (The Shaw Theatre) – Kenickie/First Cover Teen Angel, Wicked (The Shaw Theatre) – Ensemble, Our House (Finsbury Studios) – Ensemble, World Ballet Championships 2013 (Sicily, Italy) – Team Great Britain/Classical Ballet Men, Various television/magazine commercials
Micah has just finished touring with Bill; kenwrighty’s La Cage Aux Folles

Jane Lamacraft

Resident Under 7’s & Acting Teacher

Jane obtained a degree in English Literature (London University) and a Masters in Drama (London University & RADA) before going on to train as an actor at MOUNTVIEW THEATRE SCHOOL for which she won the Dame Judi Dench Scholarship. Having worked as an actor in the West End, Film and TV & Radio, Jane turned her hand to professional comedy writing and is now a regular writer on Radio 4’s THE NOW SHOW, and has written for ARMSTRONG & MILLER, SMACK THE PONY, NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS and for impressionist RORY BREMNER… among many other shows. Jane has years of experience teaching classes at leading stage schools. She also teaches adults at the Actor’s Centre (the professional actor’s best known resource centre) and has run workshops for Channel 4 Talent and children’s casting workshops for various production companies.

Jorrdan Lightbody

Resident Street Dance Teacher

Jorrdan is a dancer, choreographer and teacher who trained at the Urdang Academy in most techniques under the Street Dance Umbrella such as Hip Hop, House, Popping as well as Ballet, Jazz and contemporary. He is also co owner of his own studio, PDK Entertainment, where he teaches and choreographs. Professional work includes Factor, Chickenshed Theatre, Leeds festival, ITV as well as training as one of Beyonces dancers. Jorrdan also choreographed and entered a crew for the Uk Street dance championships 2014 and earned 2nd place in the over 13’s category

Meg Campbell

Resident Acting Teacher & Acting Workshop Leader

Meg Campbell is an award-winning Director. Meg graduated from the National Film & Television School with an MA in Directing fiction. Meg has written and directed numerous short films including ‘Present’ starring Sarah Parish, which premiered on opening night at Rhode Island International Film Festival. Meg was awarded the prize for “Best Director”.

“Present” has
Screened at Cambridge Film festival and won the NAHEMI award for Best Short Film.
Screened at 16 Odeon cinemas nationwide as part of the ‘Best Short Films of the Year’ competition
Longlisted for 2017 BAFTA’s for Best Short Film.

Meg’s other projects include:
‘Rock’ starring Emmy award-winning actress Michelle Collins
‘Maisie’ starring Oliver award-winning actress Jill Halfpenny
‘Bluebird” starring Fiona ‘O’Shaughnessy

Meg also has experience of working with children between the ages of 2-18 on her film projects along with teaching experience at The National Film and Television School. Meg has a passion for working with children, which is echoed in her films and is able to facilitate them in their creativity, allowing them to reach their full potential.

Float Teachers

Alex Ely

(Float) Musical Theatre Float Teacher

Training: BIRD COLLEGE OF DANCE, MUSIC & THEATRE PERFORMANCE, BA (Hons) Dance & Musical Theatre, 3 years, 2013 – 2016

Credits 2016, Musical, Horace Vandergelder, Hello Dolly!, Bird College, Luis De Abreu 2015, Musical, Rhino, Just So, Bird College, Erica Lawrence 2015, Musical, Ensemble, Seasons, Bird College, Luis DeAbreu 2014, Musical, Ensemble, Wonderland, Bird College, Luis DeAbreu

Music & Dance: (* = highly skilled) Ballad*, Baritone*, Contemporary Dance*, Jazz Dancing*, Modern Dance*, Pas de Deux*, Sight-Reading, Singing (general)*, Street Dance, Street Jazz, Tap Performance: Actor-Singer, Dancer-Professional, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Professional Dancer

Helen Rose

(Float) Teacher

Helen-Rose is a Drama, Music and Dance Teacher from North London. Helen graduated with a First with a BA (hons) degree in Performance from Southampton University. Helen has worked as a workshop leader and co-ordinator for over 5 years working with children and adults in various schools and university’s. Helen now works in mainstream secondary education as a performing arts teacher. Her Main focuses are on Drama and Music and Helen is heavily involved in directing fringe theatre and writing music.

Mat McPherson

(Float) Acting and Singing teacher

Matthew graduated from Arts Educational Schools London with a BA in Acting in 2009. He currently works professionally as an Actor and a Director. He has lots of experience working with children and young adults in music and singing, for companies such as Education in Stage and Theatre Arts (ESTA) in west London, Filmsteps summer scheme and various primary and secondary schools. Mat is co director of our new affiliated company ‘Film Club’ Look out for info about Film Club sessions, coming soon!

James Florin Brown

Float Dance Teacher

Trained at WAC Arts in various styles including Hip Hop ballet, contemporary, Horton, Jazz, African, Commercial, Popping, House and Freestyle. As a dancer he has worked at Her Majesty’s theatre, Barbican, Stratford Circus and the Cornet Theatre. As a choreographer he has worked at Broadway Theatre, catbird, Stratford Westfield and was awarded 3rd place at XXL Dance Competition at Wembley. James also teaches at J’s dance Factory and First Impressions Dance Company.

Joanne Sheehy

(Float) Singing Teacher

Joanne is a Soprano and Vocal Coach, who graduated from Southampton University with a 2:1 BA Honors Degree in Music. Classically trained with 15 years performing experience. As a Soprano Joanne’s diverse range includes opera and oratorio through to musical theatre and folk.

A versatile singer with a high level of musicianship and a proficient pianist, Joanne has taught singing for Hertfordshire County Music Service as a peripatetic teacher for over 11 years, where she teaches one to one lessons and conducts choirs in a number of schools. Joanne also regularly runs her own vocal workshops for students looking to develop their harmony and choral skills, and organises charity concerts with a mixture of professional and student performers.

Having taken part in several high profile performances including a singing tutorial on Mercury FM’s Breakfast show and Joanne also appeared in ITV1’s “Our Story”