In 2010 Rhiannon embarked on a Foundation Degree in Musical Theatre at Arts Educational School London, Rhiannon went on to graduate in Musical Theatre from Performance Preparation Academy in Guildford. During this time Rhiannon also took her ATCL exam in Teaching Musical Theatre and was awarded a Distinction. Rhiannon has over 9 years experience in teaching musical theatre to young children including being an Early Stages teacher at Stagecoach Theatre Arts. As well as being Presto's Principal, Rhiannon is a regular cover teacher at Presto, and is one of our qualified LAMDA coaches.

 

In 2017, Presto won an award for 'Best Business for Marketing & Social Media' In 2016, Rhiannon was 'Highly Commended' for 'Best New Business' and 'Commended' as 'Entrepeneur of the Year' at the Sutton Business Awards. Rhiannon is a qualified first aider, a registered chaperone with the London Borough of Sutton and a qualified Early Years Educator.

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Dannika Dudfield

Dannika recently graduated from Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) in Guildford on the BA(Hons) in Performance in Musical Theatre course.  She attended Stagecoach (Mitcham) for 12 years and took LAMDA exams for half of this time. She received a Distinction in her Grade 8 Acting exam and holds up to Grade 6 in Musical Theatre, which she also passed with Distinction - she now thoroughly enjoys teaching LAMDA from Introductory to Grade 8 level to children between the ages of 5 and 18.

 

Dannika is one of our cover teachers and LAMDA coaches.

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Natalia Baird

Natalia trained at Laine Theatre Arts on the 4 year course in Drama, Dance and Singing. After graduating, she went on to perform as a professional dancer. In 2016, Natalia performed in the Epsom Pantomime, and from there she went on to travel the world as a cruise ship performer for Carnival Vista and Carnival Elation 2017/18.

 

Since returning to the UK, Natalia has joined the team at Presto and she teaches our Dance stream classes (Ballet/Tap/Street), our Friday Primary Class and Natalia is also our Dance teacher for both Main Schools (Friday and Saturday).

 

Natalia also worked as a chaperone on our most recent trip to Disneyland Paris in 2019.

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