Meet The Team

Michael Downing


Micheal has over 10 years experience teaching dance in and around London at various dance colleges and also a dance teacher at the famous Pineapple dance studios.

Micheal has performed in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Closing Ceremonies as part of the professional cast, dancing for artists such as Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Taio Cruz, Rhianna, Coldplay and Jay-Z.

As a performer he has thorough experience in the dance industry including music videos for Freemasons (‘Let it Rain Down Love’), Nero (‘Promises’) and Olly Murs (‘Please Don’t Let Me Go’ and ‘Dance with me tonight’). TV Shows include ‘The Magicians’ for the BBC,Top of the Pops, The Brit Awards for Take That, The Paul O’Grady Show, Alan Titshmarshand The X-Factor. TV ads include Transport for London, Virgin Holidays, MTV, Adidas, Elites (body double for the dancing baby), Nokia, Superdrug, Foxy Bingo and Gala Casino. Corporate work includes Wella International (Portugal and Berlin) and Cardiff Fashion Week.

Micheal has also worked with The Osmond Brothers touring America, for Arlene Philips on the UK Arena tour of Bratz, as a critically-revered soloist in ‘Peter and the Wolf’ at the Hackney Empire, London (creating the role of the Duck) and has also toured with Take That on their sell-out stadium tour ‘The Circus’.

He is very proud to be running The Stadium Theatre School in his local area..

Oscar Conlan-Morrey


Oscar Conlon-Morrey is a professional Actor and Singer currently based in London, where he attends the prestigious Drama School, ‘Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts’ – the President of which is actress Dame Judi Dench. Oscar has worked consistently in Theatre for the past ten years, landing his first professional role in Bertolt Brecht’s ‘Der Spitzel’ at the age of twelve. Previous Theatre experience includes: Strauss in ‘Bismarck’ (Nottingham Playhouse), Rokita in ‘Irena’s Vow’ (UK TOUR), Seymour Krelborn in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, Adolfo Pirelli in ‘Sweeney Todd’ (Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham). When not performing, Oscar splits his time between London and Paris, workshopping new Musical Theatre writing and working with writers, directors and producers to develop new projects. One of Oscar’s primary passions is teaching, he has taught at several Theatre Schools up and down the country; in Nottingham, Newark-on-Trent, Southwell, Sleaford, Mablethorpe, Grantham, and now Chigwell and Loughton. Oscar is thrilled to be working for The Stadium Theatre School this year and cannot wait to get started on some exciting new theatrical projects!


Jasmine Chandler


Jasmine is a professional dancer and dance teacher, she trained at places such as: DNA studios and Masters performing arts. She is passionate about teaching and has taught commercial/street/jazz for the past 3 years at different stage schools along side teaching at The Stadium.

Some professional credits include: The wanted-‘Surprise Surprise’, Disney channel UK: Skyfest, ‘Shake it up’ promo, ‘Shout magazine’, ‘Step up 4’ promo and various other jobs. She very much enjoys teaching and passing on her wealth of knowledge to the very talented students at The Stadium.

Ashley Wallis


Ashley is a professional dancer and dance teacher, he trained at DNA studios. He is passionate about teaching and has taught commercial/street/jazz at different stage schools along side teaching at The Stadium. His experience as a performer has seen him dance at many corporate events on TV and Film. He very much enjoys teaching and passing on his knowledge of the performing arts to the very talented students at The Stadium.


Mel


Melanie trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in 2011 with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre. For her professional debut, Melanie toured the UK with We Will Rock You as ensemble and covering the role of Killer Queen. Soon after this Melanie joined The English Theatre’s Tommy in Frankfurt and European tour, covering and playing the roles of Mrs Walker and The Gypsy (Acid Queen).

Credits whilst training: Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, Bertha Mason / Catherine Earnshaw in Polly Teale’s Bront? and Mimi in Rent. Other credits include Jo in the London Premiere of Little Women, Judith in Elegies for Angels Punks and Raging Queens, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Warner Bros) and voice over work for EA Games. Melanie is soon to start rehearsals for the world premiere of the Lionel Bart musical Quasimodo at The King’s Head in London, playing Yvette.

Kage Douglas


Kage trained at Bird College of Performing arts gaining a national diploma in Performing and Theatre Arts. Since graduating he has graced both stage and screen including the European tour of ‘Hair’, Joseph and the Technicolour dream coat, We Will Rock You in Stuttgart and Berlin and Saturday Night Fever asian tour. Kage was also a dancer in the Biggest british movie of all time ‘Mamma mia’.

 

Would you like to join our team? Please send us a CV if you meet the requirements below:

* Trained in the performing arts

* Have teaching experience

* Hold a current CRB/DBS