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Tavern Lane Studio, Wheaton Aston, Stafford are pleased to announce a new drama academy coming spring 2021...

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Ellen Mills, Director Of Drama

Ellen graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in Drama and Contemporary Dance and has since continued to work professionally as an actor, director and drama / dance specialist in education. She has worked for most National Theatres with Britains No.1 Children's Theatre producer, Birmingham Stage Company on such productions as George's Marvellous Medicine, Jungle Book, Kensuke's Kingdom and Horrible Histories and has directed youth productions for Newcastle Theatre Royal and other regional theatres, as well as lecturing in BTEC performing arts. She has taught LAMDA and recreational Drama for over twenty five years, in England and abroad, and really enjoys working with young people of all ages and backgrounds, producing quality shows and workshops for and with young people.


Joe Felton,  Director Of Videography

Joe studied Creative Media Production at Birmingham Ormiston Academy and left with a Distinction Diploma, he has since continued to work professionally both in front and behind the camera for various TV and film productions across the UK. He has worked as a supporting artists for over 7 years, appearing in number of productions including Doctor Who, His Dark Materials, Sherlock, The Crown, whilst also landing a regular role on Casualty as a nurse. Joe more recently worked as a Floor Runner on Casualty and His Dark Materials, working closely with the rest of the production crew and actors whilst on set. Along with TV and Film work, Joe also owns his own Production company, where he has written, directed, produced, filmed and edited his own feature film ‘Psychokinesis’ and web drama ‘Totally Aced It’. Currently Joe is focusing on working with clients in creating promotional and music videos, whilst specialising in Wedding Videography.

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