The Principals of YEM
Kim has been performing since the age of 9 with various theatre groups, Kim gained her qualification in APTD jazz and modern theatre dance. Kim joined the YEM Theatre School in 1998. In the years Kim has been with the school she has taken classes in musical theatre, Jazz, Drama and Contemporary dance. In 2000 Kim took the step from student to teacher and began teaching the musical theatre classes which she thoroughly enjoys. During this time Kim has also been performing with other local theatre groups and as the vocalist with a band, including musical director and lead vocalist in The Ladies in Red Cabaret Group. In 2007 Kim took her final exam and was awarded her Fellowship in Musical Theatre from the London College of music.
Lucy started out at YEM at the age of nine with lessons in keyboard, she shortly went on to train in musical theatre, dance and drama. Lucy began choreographing for the school at 14 years old and became a student teacher at 15. YEM since lead her to continue her training at London's Urdang Academy where she gained her diploma in Professional Musical Theatre. She then went on to complete her BA (hons) Degree in Professional Practice (Choreography & Teaching Dance). Lucy now works professionally as a performer and choreographer in the performing industry alongside teaching and running YEM. She also is a main vocalist and choreographer for cabaret group The Ladies in Red.
Cat has been with YEM for over two decades, first as a student, then becoming a student teacher, and has enjoyed taking on a bigger responsibility over the years in putting on the shows and assisting with the running of the school. She has gained her LLCM diploma in Musical Theatre and taken various exams for Dance and Drama. Cat has a full time job as well as running the YEM Theatre School, she also puts in hours of her time making YEM's performer's their fabulous costumes.
Kiah started out as a YEM Student. Whilst training in all dance disciplines, Kiah excels in drama and musical theatre where she recently gained her Licentiate Diploma with London College of Music. Kiah is an excellent addition to the YEM teaching family with high energy drama classes with much enthusiasm and fun to be had. Kiah is also a member of the cabaret group The Ladies In Red
Just some of our fabulous student teachers gaining invaluable experience whilst assisting the teachers in their classes, alongside the students' own training. We have helpers for weekend workshops, street/acro, musical theatre, rock choir and ballet, these friendly faces are here to help too!