In 2018, Miranda is set to complete her associate diploma (Teachers) with Trinity College. Miranda currently holds her CSTD Level 8 Performing Arts qualifications. Having taught for 8 years in the performing arts, Miranda adores working with children and thoroughly enjoys choreographing, stage-managing, and theatrical design. From a young age, Miranda has competed in many performing arts eisteddfods and has gone on to work professionally as an actor and circus performer. Miranda’s talent in drama, choreography and her natural ability with working with children is a huge 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 (2018). 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.
Brooke is no stranger to performing in front of crowds, having first taken to the stage at the age of 8. She graduated from the New York Film Academy in 2018, having obtained a Diploma of Screen Acting, and will complete her studies in a Bachelor of Entertainment Industries at QUT in July 2019. She has previously acted in many short films and theatre productions, and currently works as a radio announcer on 100.3 BayFM in her spare time. With a big passion for sport, Brooke always encourages her students to get active in class and bring out their best performances both on and off the stage.
Georgia commenced drama training at the age of 6 and since then has competed in numerous Eisteddfods across Brisbane, receiving several championship awards for her efforts. Georgia has since completed her grade 8 with Trinity College, London and Diploma with IMEB as a Speech and Drama teacher. Georgia is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science at the University of Queensland. This is Georgia’s second year working with Let’s Talk Kids. She has a strong passion for children, Speech and Drama and hopes to incorporate this love in her current studies in psychology, in particular the benefits of drama with children with special needs. Georgia brings youth, vitality and lots of talent to LTK.
Currently studying her Masters of Secondary Education, Monica has a passion for the Arts and education; believing that arts-based play and drama education is critical in developing children’s creativity, confidence and performative abilities. With a Bachelor of Contemporary Theatre and her background in musical theatre, physical theatre and clowning, Monica has many years of performing and technical theatre experience to bring to the LTK team.
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 6, 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.