From troubled teenager to renowned star of the stage: Gough’s life changed when an improvisation teacher recognised her talent and she won a scholarship at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ARLA).
From Elphaba in Wicked to performing in the companies of Shrek the Musical, and Ghost the Musical: Bentley’s career has had some sparkling highlights so far – but not before she overcame some hurdles to get there.
Having won The Stage Debut Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2018 for his performance as Will Parker in Oklahoma! and more recently, playing Lord Lumley in season two of Bridgerton, Gaunt’s career has already seen incredible highs.
At just 16, Taylor received a talent scholarship to study at Leicester College of Performing Arts (LCPA). With television roles in Blacklist, Hail Caesar! and Hawaii Five-O, she’s now carving a career as a screenwriter.
Growing up in a single-parent family, Henry speaks about how his mum was his inspiration, constantly encouraging him to follow his dreams – which led him to Urdang Academy.
Fresh from playing the role of Billy Elliot at the Palace Theatre in the renowned West End musical, Dowzell completed his school education before continuing his training on a scholarship at Performers College.