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

Resident Teachers

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

Mat McPherson

Resident 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!

Micah Holmes

Resident Acting and Singing Teacher

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

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.

Float Teachers

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”

Meg Campbell

(Float) 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.