Sue is an experience and qualified teacher who has worked with students of all ages and abilities. She has a BA (Hons) Degree in Sports Science and English Literature from Warwick University and an ‘Advanced Teaching’ Certificate from Bath Spa University.
Sue has studied on Drama courses with the ‘London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts’ and the ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’. She has an excellent knowledge of Drama and Theatre and continues to attend Professional Development courses. Sue has trained in Classical and Modern Dance and holds a ‘Foundation Certificate in Dance Education’. She is an adviser for Arts Award, an Associate Member of ‘London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art’ and has worked as a tutor for the ‘Imperial Society for Teachers of Dancing’.
Sue has worked for many different schools including ‘Worth School’ in Sussex and ‘Italia Conti’ in Surrey. She has also successfully run her own school of Dance and Drama. Her students have gained excellent results in G.C.S.E, A. Level, L.A.M.D.A and R.A.D.A examinations and many of them have continued to study Drama and Theatre at University or Performing Arts Colleges or have been accepted by the National Youth Theatre.
Sue has produced and directed many plays and performances for students and enjoys writing new work for the stage.
Sue is looking forward to working with the students at the Gielgud Academy.
David Corbett is a working, professional actor and drama teacher. He trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute In New York City for 3 years and then lived and worked in L.A for seven years, in film and television.
David also wrote and directed short films and sketch shows that he starred in. He chalked up over 50 TV commercials. Recent theatre credits include, ‘Judd’ in Bouncers, by John Godber and ‘Phil’ in Mammals, by Amelia Bullmore, for which he received an L.A weekly award for best actor. He has just played Jack Worthing in The Importance of being Earnest.
David teaches acting and audition techniques to all ages of students. He leads a comedy improv class, for actors to develop new writing. He is presently writing his own TV comedy series.
David has most recently starred in the BBC1 drama, ‘WPC 56’.
David is delighted to be working at the Gielgud Academy teaching screen acting and Lamda drama and encouraging others to discover their own love of acting.
Born in Scotland, soprano Gillian Webster studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and the National Opera Studio.
Her highly successful professional opera career has her regularly performing at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, ENO at the Coliseum and many of the major International Opera Houses .
Her repertoire includes ; The Magic Flute (Pamina & First Lady), The Marriage of Figaro (Contessa), La Boheme (Mimi), Lohengrin (Elsa), Orfeo ed Euridices (Euridices) and Pearl Fishers (Leila) amoungst many others.
Her CD recordings include Beethoven’s Choral Symphony, Peter Grimes (2nd niece) and Paride ed Elena (Pallas Athene) and DVD recordings of Orfeo ed Euridices and the Magic Flute for the Royal Opera House. She has recently sung with Jessye Norman as 2nd woman in Dido and Aeneas at the Chatelet, Paris.
Gillian teaches at various schools in Sussex and specialises in LAMDA Musicla Theatre. She is delighted to be the Musical Theatre singing teacher at the Gielgud Academy.