"My son attends a weekly drama school during term time. He has done more in a week at Yourspace, than he does there in a year!"

About us

HOLIDAY COURSES IN DRAMA
2nd-5th April 2013
12th-16th August 2013

Faith Hagerty
Director
Faith has been Head of Drama at St Augustine's Priory since 2006. She is now also Senior Form Teacher for Years 9 and 10. After gaining a degree in Drama, Film and Television from Bristol University, Faith went on to train as an actress at LAMDA. She worked in the industry as an actress for five years, before trying her hand at choreographing and directing youth groups, which led her to her decision to become a teacher. She directs the St Augustine's Priory school production each year which takes place at Questors Theatre in Ealing. She is the founder of Yourspace, which is now in its sixth year.

Ian Judson
Musical Director
Ian studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Royal Academy of Music. Since graduating he has had a varied career performing and teaching. He teaches at St Augustine's Priory and South Hampstead High School and performs regularly with orchestras and ensembles throughout the London area. He has a keen interest in musical theatre and has played in numerous shows, and is the flute player for the London Children's Ballet Orchestra. This is Ian's sixth year working on Yourspace.

Una Murphy
Pianist and Vocal Coach - Yourspace too
Una has been a music teacher at City of London School for Girls for seven years, where she directs the annual 'Prep Opera'. Having freelanced as a musician before entering the teaching profession, she gained experience working for the W11 Childrens' Opera in Holland Park. She is delighted to be involved in Yourspace for what is her fifth year.
 
Joanna Toms
Dance Teacher and Choreographer
Joanna is a graduate of London Studio Centre. She graduated in July 2010 with a Professional BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre/Dance. Since graduating, Joanna has been teaching dance to children ranging from 3 to 12 at various dance schools including Pamela Howard's School of Dance. She has also been employed to choreograph for various musical productions, including St. Augustine's Priory's Bugsy Malone (2007), Calamity Jane (2008), The Ash Girl (2012) and Guys and Dolls (2013) which have all taken place at Ealing's Questors Theatre. This is Joanna's fourth year working on both Yourspace project and our summer courses.

Francesca Fearis
Assistant Director

Francesca is a recent graduate of Drama and Physical Theatre from St Mary's University in Twickenham. Since graduating in 2012, Francesca has been gaining experience as an Assistant Director and Casting Assistant. Francesca choreographed the St Augustine's Priory school production of Fiddler on the Roof in 2010, as well as the previous year's A Midsummer Night's Dream. This is Francesca's fifth year working on Yourspace.

Faith Hagerty, Director, Yourspace.