Katie Corrigan

Katie is a Qualified Level 4 teacher with the IDTA  (6 Distinctions), holds a Certification in Progressing Ballet technique (PBT) , IDTA Anatomy & Physiology Diploma, Paediatric first Aid, fully CRB checked, qualified with a Theatrical makeup and wigs Diploma, NVQ level 3 in Childcare and has 13 years experience working backstage at Milton Keynes Theatre.

Katie began dancing at the age of 4 locally with Kathleen Woollard (RAD Presidents award) and Myra Tiffin (ISTD Chairman/Senior examiner). Achieving Major grades in Ballet, Tap and Modern dance, Katie was also a demonstrator for the RAD and ISTD.

Alongside this she was an Associate of the Birmingham Royal Ballet and was chosen by Sir Peter Wright to perform in his new production of the “Nutcracker” at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Katie then continued her training at Tring Park and also successfully auditioned to perform with the Lewis London Ballet (Janet Lewis – English Youth Ballet) in their production of “The Nutcracker”.

Katie has been involved on and off stage with local performance companies; Roundabout Theatre and MKAOS. She directed “The Wedding Singer” at Stantonbury Theatre, and will be directing for Roundabout Theatre in 2020. You may also see her playing her cornet with Milton Keynes Brass Band at various concerts and competitions around the UK.

Peter Corrigan​

Peter is a Professional Actor and Musical Theatre Performer and Teacher.
 
He holds an IDTA Musical Theatre Teaching Diploma (Distinction), an IDTA Anatomy & Physiology Diploma and works professionally on stage, TV, Film, Milton Keynes Theatre and is a teacher of Singing and Musical Theatre at Milton Keynes College. He is qualified in Paediatric first Aid, and holds a full Chaperones Licence.
 
Peter has recently appeared in a Facebook Privacy Ad for all online platforms and billboards around the country, a Promo for “Drag SOS” on Channel 4 and Odeon Cinema. A new Musical “Quantum” at the Edinburgh Fringe, and in feature films “Goodbye Mary” and “Listen”
 
His other major credits include:-
Priest / Understudy Jesus – Jesus Christ Superstar UK & Ireland Tour, Really Useful Group
Sammy – Blood Brothers UK & Ireland Tour, and West End, Bill Kenwright Ltd

Soldier / Announcer – Men Who March Away, Damatico Productions, Mike Batt

Jocelyn Lygo-Baker

Jos is a Associate of the ISTD, qualified in Ballet, Tap, Modern and National.
She is also fully qualified in safeguarding, is a fitness instructor and is a trainer for basic life support, choking and anaphylaxis.
 
Having danced herself from the age of 7, Jos is an experienced dance teacher with over 25 years experience teaching children of all ages and capabilities from beginners to advanced adults.

Jos studied dance and teaching under ISTD examiner Maureen Headford at Bournemouth. Having studied Ballet, Tap, Modern, National, Spanish and Ballroom, she is a fully qualified teacher.
 
Since qualifying, Jos has been teaching in some of the most prestigious schools for UK examiners.
 
With an excellent eye for detail, Miss Jos has 100% pass rate with all her pupils in dance exams across all disciplines, achieving the highest grades.

Ryan Hayes

We are very pleased to have Ryan join our Team.

Ryan qualified with a Performing Arts Diploma at Tiffany Theatre College in 2018.

His dance styles include Hip Hop, Commercial, Contemporary, Experimental Movement, Freestyle and Jazz.

His TV credits include Live Stage Performances on Netflix, X-Factor – Live Final, Rita Ora – MTV, Calvin Harris, Sam Smith, Rag’n’bone Man, Katie Perry – The Brit Awards, Top Of The Pops

Film credits include Eurovision and Anybody Can Dance 2

Emily Poisek

Emily trained at Pattison Theatre Arts.

Emily has over 16 years experience as an assistant dance teacher and as a dance teacher, to all age groups and in all disciplines. Emily has been teaching abroad in an international environment for 8 years and has found it extremely rewarding working with many different nationalities. Emily has lots of experience working with children with additional needs, particularly Downs Syndrome and Autism.

She holds ▪ L.I.D.T.A Licentiate Freestyle ▪ A.I.D.T.A Associate Ballet ▪ A.I.D.T.A Associate Modern Jazz ▪ A.I.D.T.A Associate Tap ▪ A.I.D.T.A Anatomy Diploma ▪ A.I.D.T.A Gymnastic Dance Diploma ▪ L.A.M.D.A Gold medal speaking of verse and prose ▪ I.D.T.A Pre Associate Part 1 Theatre Craft.

We are thrilled that Emily has returned to the UK to join the True Colours Performing Arts team.

Louise Crompton

Louise found her love for theatre at a young age and trained locally in performing arts. She had many opportunities to perform professionally in musicals such as Whistle Down The Wind and Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Alongside this she trained in Irish dancing for 14 years, competing and winning in national championships.
 
Louise turned her love for theatre into her career and after graduating with a BA (hons) musical theatre degree, Louise went on to qualify with a PGCE in secondary drama.
 
Louise is active in the community teaching, leading and organising Performing Arts classes and has many years experience working for various schools and performing arts schools around the Milton Keynes area.
 
We welcome Louise to our teaching faculty.