Participant Info

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First Name
LOUISE
Last Name
MANDERS
Qualification
LLAM, ALAM, GODA, MSTSD(Adj)
Region
EAST OF ENGLAND
County
ESSEX
Phone
01702 470128 / 07531 090212
Address
70 Merryfield Approach, Leigh-on-Sea
Post Code
SS9 4HJ
Details
<h4>Availability: Full (International) 6 weeks</h4> <h5>Festivals (Sessions) in 2016: Inverness Music Festival (8), Mid Somerset Festival (8), Springboard, Brighton & Hove Performing Arts Festival (4), Cornwall Music Festival (5), Reigate & Redhill Music and Drama Festival (9), Leigh on Sea Music and Drama Festival (9), Bournemouth Music Competitions Festival (7), Cleethorpes Festival of Music and Words (5), Bromley Theatre Guild Full Length Play Festival (Producations from March to June), Henley Drama Festival (Full week of Plays in May).</h5> Festivals (Sessions) in 2017: ), Inverclyde One Act Play Festival (4 days), Godalming Music Festival (12), Don ValleyFestival – the Arts, Music and Drama (5), Bromley (Kent) Festival of Music and Speech (6), East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (6), Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts (3),Sri Lanka Performers Platform (35), Chelmsford Festival of Performing Arts (1), Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival (6) Louise first trod the boards when only five days old. Her professional theatrical career, which included repertory, musicals, television, films and touring within the UK began with Haymarket Stage Productions. Louise is presently not only an adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals and the Guild of Drama Adjudicators, but is also an adjudicator member of the Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama. Her work takes her all over the UK as well as to Sri Lanka. She was Artistic Director of the Phoenix Youth Theatre, formerly the New Focus Theatre, for many years. Louise is the Speech Tutor at St. John's School in Billericay and she is the Speech and Drama Convener for the Southend Musical Festival. Louise teaches all ages, including adults, and specialises in the LAMDA examinations. She runs workshops and masterclasses, directs plays and musicals, devises original drama compositions, writes poetry and has written many musical plays for children and students. Louise even finds time to dance flamenco!