Acting - Shanna
Principal, Shanna Logan was born in Aberdeen and educated at Robert Gordons College. From an early age, Shanna studied Speech and Drama, completing all levels of the examinations by the age of 14.
Shanna moved to London after gaining a DADA award to study musical theatre at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts - Britain's and the world's oldest theatre school. Throughout the 3 year course, she gained invaluable experience in all aspects of musical theatre, stage combat and fitness.
After graduating, Shanna signed with a London agency and in 2018, completed her BA Honours degree in Acting through Middlesex University.
Shanna has many years of experience in performing & teaching all ages from babies up to adults. She is DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checked and has a qualification in paediatric first aid and child protection.
Dance - Claire
Claire started dancing at the age of three with Miss Edith Duncan MBE. After winning numerous Scottish and British championship and scholarship titles, Claire continued her training in combined classical ballet and musical theatre at The Hammond School in Chester. Whilst still in training, Claire joined the cast of Guys & Dolls performing as a featured Hotbox Girl. Following on from there she featured as a singer/dancer in the European tour of Taudevin.
Claire’s first contract after graduating took her on back to back world cruises as a production dancer where the travel bug got hold! After returning to London for auditions Claire went back to sea as dance captain for Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises and Japanese Cruise Lines. Back home in Aberdeen Claire worked for Qdos Entertainment in several pantomimes at His Majesty’s Theatre as an ensemble dancer and understudy alongside Elaine C Smith, Alan McHugh and Jordan Young.
After over a decade performing Claire changed route and as a fully qualified member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, has been teaching both syllabus and free-work classes to children and adults of all ages, alongside coaching a successful stage competition team.
Singing - Megs
Megs started in theatre as a nipper. She was operatically trained then fell in love with musical theatre. After performing in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a few years and going to Germany to perform in Regensburg’s Art Festival, she went on to study Acting and Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre and has worked in function bands. She continues to perform and write and sings in local soul band, Silver City Soul Revue. Megs also works as a vocal coach.