Other people you might meet include:
Tina-Louise Liddle - Sessional Manager - Theatre and Choir Groups
Tina is a local parent who moved to Manchester, from Yorkshire, in 1990 to study Modern Languages at university. She has lived in Stretford for 20 years and is a parent at Victoria Park Junior School. Tina helps with the Family Learning Friday sessions at the infant school. She currently works part-time as an extra-curricular language and creative writing teacher, going in to local nurseries and primary schools (including Victoria Park) but her previous work history mainly consists of 30 years within the customer service and administration fields at: Monsoon, John Lewis, Waitrose, My Travel Airways/Airtours International Airways, Eurostar and Safeway (to name a few). She is therefore a very people orientated person and is looking forward to providing you with a very warm welcome at the Stretford Children's Theatre drama and choir sessions.
Grace Hall - Volunteer - Infant Drama Group
Grace was undertaking some volunteering with us as part of her Duke of Edinburgh award scheme in the Infants classes and has stayed on as she has really enjoyed her time with us.
I am Grace Hall, aged 14 years and a Year 9 Student at Knutsford Academy. I have been dancing since I was 4 and performing on stage since I was 6. I am currently working towards Grade 5 Ballet and Tap. I have also had Ballroom, Latin and Freestyle lessons. My very first stage show was as a Munchkin in the Wizard of Oz at the Lowry where I performed alongside Danielle Hope and Bobby Davro, I was 6 ½ and from that day forward I have loved the Stage. I performed as a Lost Boy in Peter Pan at the Gracie Fields theatre with Nikki Sanderson. I am a member of 2 amateur dramatic groups JS80 and Urmston Musical Theatre and have performed in Annie (twice), Oliver, Our Day Out, The King and I, Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat and many pantomimes.
Niall Brennan - Volunteer - Junior Drama Group
Niall Brennan is an Applied Theatre practitioner and graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Based in Stretford, Niall has been facilitating drama and film projects with young people for over 6 years. Working for organisations such as The British Film Institute, Pauline Quirke Academy and NCS.
Niall is also a qualified PGCE Secondary Drama teacher from the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Niall is really interested in exploring community engagement through multiple and diverse art platforms.
You will also see our trustees around and about at sessions or performances as we support the groups.