SARA BISPHAM

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

BETTY

JONES

 MUSICAL DIRECTOR

TOM

BARRETT

DRAMA AND SCREEN ACTING

HANNAH

CHAPMAN

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

EMILY

PARKER

SINGING AND DRAMA

ZOE

CLAYTON

ASSISTANT TEACHER

JO

BISPHAM

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

ZOE

ROGERS 

DRAMA, SINGING & DANCE

ASSISTANT TEACHER

MARC PICKERING

HEAD OF ACTING

LEAH

GREGORCZYK

COMMERCIAL DANCE

ASSISTANT TEACHER

HANNAH SUGARS  ASSISTANT 

Hannah trained at The Academy attending both Saturday classes and as part of The Academy Dance Company.

During her time at The Academy, Hannah won first place at The Academy Factor (2018) and the prestigious Be The Best You Can Be Award (2019). 

RECORDINGS INCLUDE: In August 2020 Hannah was part Generation Z releasing the charity single Strong which raised money and awareness for the charities Grief Encounter and Young Minds. The single was recored at Bonafide Studios and is available on all streaming platforms. You can view the music video here. Hannah was interviewed and sang duet on Sky News, Channel 5 and Phoenix Live Radio

PERFORMING EXPERIENCE: Hannah was a lead vocalist at Royal Free Charity Gala (2019) supporting Barnett Hospital. She also performed as a headliner at the Inaugural Bushey Acoustic Music Festival in 2018 and again in 2019.

WHILST AT THE ACADEMY: Summer Shows 2016, 2017 & 2018 (The Pump House Theatre), Our Day Out (The Cube Theatre), Young Performers Gala 2017 (Theatre

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Royal Haymarket, London), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (The Cube Theatre), Young Performers Gala 2019 (Shaftesbury Theatre, London), Summer Show 2019 (Watford Palace Theatre). 

Aside from Singing Hannah is a very accomplished writer. She received two honourable mentions in Bar Sagi International Poetry Competition and has had articles published in The Jewish Chronicle and My Local News. Hannah has also been working with Langdon Community and developed a game show in Feb 2021, devising entertainment during national lockdown for children with learning disabilities 

Hannah is thrilled to join The Academy Faculty as an Assistant Teacher and can't wait to help students enjoy and make the most of their time at Academy just as she did.