Laura Brind

“In 2007 I graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre. After working professionally as an actress, I decided to hang up my performing shoes and have my two lovely boys! For the last 10 years I have owned a children’s theatre school in London. It has been wonderful watching our students flourish, some continuing to great success in West End shows, TV and Movies. Some of the most exciting ones include Billy Elliot (West End), Happy Feet 2 (Feature Film) and The Worst Witch (BBC Television).

I have always had a passion for teaching children and have experienced first hand how performing arts can impact young people, inspiring confidence, enthusiasm and a belief in themselves.

I am so excited to be launching The Vale Academy of Performing Arts in my local town of