Admin Team

Barbara Dawson – CEO

Jamie Wilks – Administrator

Annie Judge – Cashier

Helen Allerston – Receptionist

Leiana Massam – Receptionist

Marcus Heald – Theatre Technician



Julie Lovewell – Head of Dance

Katy Ayres

Sophie Stride

Charlie Jagger

Rebecca Bennett

Sarah Sidaway


Musical Theatre & Drama

Patrick Start – Head of Musical Theatre

Paul Connell – Head of Drama

Katie Wright – Head of Engagement and Education

Dave Blackburn – Accompanist

Ben Newton – Vocal Coach & Accompanist

Andrew Siddle – Vocal Coach & Accompanist

Sarah Sidaway – Musical Theatre

Georgia Row – Musical Theatre

Barrie Wheatley – Visually Impaired Performers Teacher


Outreach Staff

Paddy Start – Coordinator

Paul Connell

Georgia Roe

Sarah Sidaway

Beth Moran

Olivia Hewitt-Jones

The Northern Academy of Performing Arts
Educational Trust
Anlaby Road

t: 01482 310690
f: 01482 212280