In 2020, Miranda received her ATCL (Associate Diploma - Speech and Drama Teaching) with Distinction, from Trinity College London. In recognition of her academic achievement, Miranda was given the Quota Maibry Wragge Award. She also has a CSTD Level 8 Performing Arts Cert. in Musical Theatre. After almost a decade of teaching and assisting in dance and drama, Miranda continues to adore working with children and endeavours to instill confidence in her students through the development of their performance and communication skills. She loves to incoporate movement and choreography into class work and performances to visually enhance vocal work. Miranda has absolutely enjoyed preparing LTK students for eisteddfods, group exams, and LTK productions "Patchwork" (2017) and "Believe" (2019). Miranda's passion, experience, and dedication are an asset to LTK.
Sheridan Riley is an actor, director and producer with a Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary and Applied Theatre (2016) as well commencing a Masters in Primary Education (2019). Sheridan has performed in a variety of shows working with Griffith University and Brisbane Arts Theatre through out her career. Sheridan has run a variety of workshops with school both creating ‘end of year shows’ and school holiday workshops. By being dedicated, punctual, respectful and hard working, Sheridan strives to bring a light hearted and bubbly air to her workplaces making it enjoyable for all those involved. Sheridan enjoys using theatre to help the participants and bring an experience to an audience whilst gaining confidence to be themselves.
Having shown a passion for the creative arts at a young age in dance and drama, Nina has been devoted to working both onstage and in film. Since 2016, Nina has been associated with the theatre company School2Stage, and has performed in plays at Metro Arts and the Brisbane Powerhouse. This year, she is completing School2Stage’s Assistant Director’s Pathway Program, which has allowed her to work beside professional directors in settings like QPAC, with actors aged 13-25. It has given Nina a strong interest for working behind the curtains with the actors and especially with the youth of today. Nina loves helping children reach their best potential through speech and drama, and is highly dedicated to her work as an LTK teacher.
Tamzyn Ianna is a passionate young creative with an affinity for the performing arts. Tamzyn found her stride in performance as an actor with School2Stage, working in venues such as the Brisbane Powerhouse and QPAC. She then gathered experience as an assistant director and stage manager by working with teenagers and young adults to devise and present a show for the general public. These experiences, along with others, have given Tamzyn the desire to work behind the scenes helping young people develop their talents, learn to work hard, and thrive in the performing arts. Tamzyn is excited by the opportunity to work and teach with LTK.
Ellie Webster (assistant teacher)
Ellie has been actively involved in all areas of performing arts since utero and started her private individual Speech and Drama lessons at the age of five. At the same age Ellie also commenced classical dance training with Ashfield Ballet School. She has assisted LTK backstage with many productions over the last 6 years. Ellie has both Trinity qualifications to level 8, a dance and singing background and is an Eisteddfod performer. An asset to LTK as a young creative skilled performer that relates to children of all ages.