Centre Stage offers high quality performing arts training within a warm and compassionate teaching environment. It is our goal to enhance student’s understanding of the arts, expand performance ability and increase self confidence through personal development.
The objective of all staff at the school is to provide innovative and creative teaching without discrimination or favouritism.
Community spirit is at the heart of Centre Stage and this is reflected in the importance we place on students displaying mutual respect and support towards their tutors and each other.
A message from the
Centre Stage Principal
Welcome to Centre Stage School of Performing Arts.
This year Centre Stage celebrates it's 23rd year as an independent Performing Arts School. The staff at Centre Stage continue to extend the same warm welcome to our students and their families as they did on the day we first opened our doors, and we are proud to continue a teaching tradition which has been instrumental in the personal development of so many talented young people.
Every student that joins Centre Stage is an important member of our extended family; a family that, as well as offering exceptional coaching in all aspects of performing arts, also provides support, friendship and the life skills that build confidence and help students grow into well-rounded, self-assured individuals.
No matter how large or small the goal, at Centre Stage we encourage our students to believe in themselves and develop the confidence to pursue their ambitions.
Taught in a supportive, fun and creative environment, the disciplines of acting, singing and dance bring young people together in a vibrant and joyous community to explore the magical world of performance.
Meet the Staff
Centre Stage boasts a fantastic team of Tutors, Assistants and Support Staff with years of experience in the Performance Industry and Education. Many members of staff are working professionals and offer a wealth of knowledge to all groups and projects at Centre Stage.
Click the images below for a quick view of 'who's who' or click here for a more detailed breakdown of who we are and what we do.
CAROLE O'SHEA - School Principal
NICK HOOTON - Artistic Director
LUCY SARDINHA - Head of Singing Department
ELIZ NOYAN - Head of Dance Department & Dance Troupe Tutor
GIANNI TOZZI - Drama Tutor
SARAH LUKE - Dance Troupe Leader & Show Choreographer
OLISA ODELE - Drama Tutor
JACK McGINN - Drama Tutor
LIDIA BRAGOLI - Dance Assistant
SAM BRENNER - Drama Assistant
MATTEO BRAGOLI - Singing Tutor & Assistant Musical Director
SIMON PAYNE - Musical Director & Technical Advisor
SELDA NOYAN - Junior Assistant & Administration
LINDA SARDINHA - Assistant to The Principal, First Aider & Agent for CS Management