Meet the Teachers

Meet the Teachers

Dan Matuszak (BA Hons) – Tutor & Co-Ordinator:

Born and bred in Yorkshire, Dan comes for a Theatre background having been involved since the age of 4.

He has a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Events Management and is very well known in the local area for his continued contributions to the Dramatic Societies. Dan is a Musical Theatre performer both in ensemble roles and main character roles. He also runs a very successful Choir as their Chairman and Musical Director.

Dan has extensive knowledge of both onstage and backstage practises which he brings in abundance to our Performing Arts School.

Wayne Shellard – Tutor:

Hailing from the North East, Wayne is a full-time Secondary School Music teacher who has been involved with Drama and Music all of his life.

Wayne is an accomplished Actor and Musician and he regularly works with local Dramatic Societies as a Director, a Producer and a Musical Director.

Wayne has a considerable amount of experience in all aspects of Theatrical Performance and brings a great wealth of knowledge, talent and expertise to our Performing Arts School.

Maxine Howlett – Tutor:

Maxine has been involved with the Performing Arts for the majority of her life. She has a BA Honours degree in Event Management.

A Theatre School tutor of 18 years, Maxine brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every session.

Maxine has appeared in many productions locally and has been known to be spotted in Panto! Oh yes she has!