Principal/ Head of Acting
Originally from Dundee, Lisa trained first at the Dance School of Scotland on the Musical Theatre Course and subsequently at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating with a first class honours degree in 2010.
After graduation, Lisa went straight to Edinburgh to play the role of April in West End Glee Club. Lisa was also a finalist in the Sondheim performer of the year Awards.
Other theatre credits include: Marjorie in The Day before Spring at Sadler’s Wells, Ensemble in Through the door at Trafalgar studios, Ensemble in the 20th anniversary performance of Les Miserables in the West End, Helen Miller in the UK tour of ‘Bugle boy-Story of Glenn Millers Life’ and Young Jackie in Jackie The Musical. Lisa recently finished the International tour of Jersey boys playing the role of Mary Delgado
Lisa was a Dancer in Kelta Fit, an exercise program which is available on DVD. Lisa is also a Caller and Singer in London’s most prominent Ceilidh band Licence to Ceilidh.
Panto Credits include Slave of the ring in Aladdin at the Newcastle Theatre Royal. Enchantress in Sleeping beauty at Venue Cymru. Slave of the ring in Aladdin and Spirit in Jack and the Beanstalk at kings Theatre Edinburgh. Tinkerbell in Peter Pan at His Majestys theatre Aberdeen.
Principal/Head of Singing
Training: The Arts Educational School, London (BA Hons Musical Theatre)
Tim Bonser is a versatile guitarist, singer, actor and dancer from Bridgwater. He has performed globally at some of the world’s most prestigious venues, from The Royal Albert Hall to The Sydney Opera house, with a career that has spanned 11 years.
Theatre credits include: South Pacific UK tour, The Concert They Never Gave UK Tour, Mamma Mia International Tour, Spamalot West end and UK Tour, 20th Century Boy UK Tour, (New Wolsey and Belgrade), Tom the Musical UK Tour (Alternate Tom Jones).
Tim has been a member of Sir Cliff Richard's band for ten years as backing singer, guitarist, dancer and choreographer. Tim can be seen backing Sir Cliff on the ‘Still Reelin’ and a Rockin’ DVD live from the Sydney Opera House, ‘Cliffs 75th Birthday’ DVD live from the Albert Hall', 'Cliff Richard's 60th Anniversary Concert' DVD which was also screened live to over 80,000 people in cinemas worldwide and 'The Great 80 Tour'which culminated in a weeks run at The Royal Albert Hall and a live Broadcast to cinemas.
Tim is was also a member and choreographer of the vintage/modern group 'The Flyboys' who have recently completed a successful UK tour as support act for Sir Cliff Richard. Tim has also recently appeared in the BBC Saturday night series ‘Pitch Battle’ with The Flyboys.
Head of Dance
Dean has been performing since the age of 5 with a huge love and passion for theatre. He performed and trained in Bridgwater up until the age of 18 when he went on to study Musical Theatre professionally at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Upon graduating Dean worked predominantly as an actor but also used his skills in becoming a professional choreographer and movement creative. Dean was ‘Movement Co-Ordinator’ on TV show Peaky Blinders as well being head of dance at a top theatre school in Manchester. Dean has extensive experience teaching dance around the UK and choreographing for dance competition teams in the north. Dean has had students go on to be cast in professional touring productions of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Matilda, Shrek, Mary Poppins and others. Students of his have also gone on to gain places at professional drama schools.
Acting credits include: As You Like It, Alice in Wonderland and A Midsummer Nights Dream with The Northern Rep. Dean has also been in commercials for EE and TalkTalk.
Dean also provides choreography as a freelancer as well as one to one dance tuition. For more information visit Dean's Brammall Dance Creative Page HERE
Musical Theatre Teacher
Phoebe has been performing since the age of 3 and took part in several local shows and productions in and around Bridgwater up until the age of 18. She then went on to train at Perfomers College in Essex where she graduated with a Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre in 2016.
Whilst at Performers, Phoebe had the opportunity to perform as a dancer at the FA Cup Final and perform with Ed Sheeren on the X Factor. After graduating she went on to work and travel around the world as a Lead Production Vocalist onboard Costa and AIDA Cruise Lines for 6 years.
Phoebe is very passionate about all elements of performing and is very excited to share the love she has for this industry with everyone at Somerstage.