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Sonnie Beckett

Acting & Audition Technique Coach & Production Director

Sonnie trained professionally gaining a BA (Hons) in Acting and works professionally in many areas of theatre and performance including producing, casting, acting and directing. After graduating from drama school Sonnie co-founded Grindstone: An innovative and tenacious theatre company dedicated to creating diverse theatre and film of the highest calibre.

Grindstone’s work includes ‘RIP’ at The Kings Head Theatre and ‘The Glasshouse’ at The Tristan Bates Theatre. Sonnie tutors acting privately and at a handful of Top London drama schools, including Aelfa Academy of Dramatic Arts and loves working with passionate students.

Other Members

Stacey Williams (Tutor Headshot)

Stacey Williams

Academy Director and Head of Acting & Performance/Co-Founder
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Emma Williams

Academy Director and Head of Movement/Co-Founder
Ian Belsey (Tutor-Headshot)

Ian Belsey

Singing Coach
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Chris Cresswell

Clowning & Physical Theatre Coach
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