Tutors

Find out more about our team at Starlight Stars

 

Ali Latchford - Principal (LAMDA, singing & performing arts Tutor)

Ali has been teaching performing arts, musical theatre, singing and dance for 20 years and has been part of the Starlight Stars team since 2010. Ali delivers our private singing and musical theatre lessons and prepares the students for LAMDA examinations. She completed a BTEC National Diploma in Musical Theatre, an HND in Performing Arts and a one year intensive training diploma at Mountview Theatre Arts and The London School of Musical Theatre. Ali loves the Starlight Stars family and all of the students who have been through the doors over the years... Even more so when they pop in to say hello!

Skye Wilkinson (LAMDA & performing arts Tutor, Performing Arts Coordinator)

Skye has been a student with us since she was 5 years old and has now been one of our tutors since 2016. Skye co-ordinates our Performing Arts classes and teaches our group Performing Arts classes as well Private LAMDA lessons. Skye’s favourite musical is Les Miserablés, and her dream role is Tracey Turnblad from Hairspray!

Hannah Reynolds (Dance & performing arts Tutor, Performing Arts Coordinator)

Hannah has been a Starlight Stars tutor since 2017, and currently teaches our group Performing Arts and Street Dance classes. Hannah also co-ordinates our Performing Arts classes and updates our social media channels! When she is not teaching for Starlight Stars, Hannah runs her own dance company - Imagination Dance - who provide dance opportunities for older people and those with disabilities. Hannah's favourite musical is Les Miserablés, and her dream role is Fanny Brice from Funny Girl!

Lily Bown (LAMDA and singing tutor)

Lily is the newest member to our Starlight team. She has been teaching dance and performing arts for 6 years and teaches at various dance and performing arts schools and colleges. She has a level 5 Higher National Diploma in performing arts and a Professional Certificate in Education. She also has her ISTD Intermediate grades in Ballet, Tap and Modern and ABRSM grade 5 singing. Lily is currently working towards her Diploma in Dance Education with the ISTD and training to be a personal trainer alongside teaching. Lily’s favourite musical is Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and her dream role is Elphaba in Wicked.