Success Stories

Many students from MAPA go on to study vocationally at renowned colleges around the country and then  enter into the profession, making successful careers for themselves. From West End shows to Television, World tours, Pantomimes and Cruise ships, they've done it all. We are so proud of everything they achieve and are happy to have played a part in them reaching their dreams. Here are a few examples. 

June 3, 2019

Tom started Dancing, Singing and Acting at MAPA at the age of 11. When he was 17 he gained a full scholarship at Performers College on their three year Musical Theatre diploma course. Since graduating in 2017 Tom’s performance credits are - He Shoot’s He Scores (Above...

January 11, 2019

Roseanna started at MAPA from a very young age and trained with us for 14 years.  She then went on to study Performing Arts for a year at Evolution Foundation College, then went to Birds College to study Professional Dance and Musical Theatre for three years, graduatin...

January 11, 2019

Zak joined MAPA at the age of 12 attending our drama and singing classes.  It wasn't long before he decided to join our dance classes as well, including jazz, contemporary, ballet and tap.  At the age of 15 he went to Performers College and did a one year Pre-Vocationa...

September 16, 2017

Fran originally trained at MAPA when she was young and at sixteen went on to continue at Performers College from which she graduated with a Diploma in Professional Dance. Since graduating she has been travelling the world pursuing her profession, appearing as a Showgir...

September 16, 2017

Reanne started training with The Morgan Academy of Performing Arts at the age of 6 years old in all disciplines. She grew up with a love of Musical Theatre and performing to audiences. When Reanne was 18 she was offered a full scholarship at the Italia Conti Academy of...

September 12, 2017

Shannon is currently in her third and final year at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and says 'With total certainty, I wouldn't be where I am without the training I received from Vanda and the faculty at MAPA. Not only did they train me in singing, dancing and...

September 12, 2017

Amy trained at MAPA before going on to study professional musical theatre at Performers College.

Amy can now be seen as a regular TV presenter on Freeview and she also presents for a number of global brands including: Sony, PlayStation, Itsu, Virgin Trains, IBM and Goog...

September 12, 2017

Matt first started performing at the age of 7 when he performed in the ensemble of a local amateur dramatic performance of Oliver. After enjoying his time during the production he joined MAPA in January 2003.

During his time at MAPA he studied Tap, Jazz, Modern, Singing...

September 7, 2017

After being at MAPA since she was 3, Poppy did a year's pre vocational course at Bird College and then went on to do a 3 year degree course at The Urdang Academy. After her training Poppy worked as an Actor for 6 months at Shreks Adventure London, then went on to work...

September 6, 2017

Tom Broderick trained at MAPA and then at the Central School of Ballet in London. After graduating he went to perform 'Be Captivated' & 'Ballesque' in Edinburgh. Once this short run had finished he started with New Adventures performing 'Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake' in...

September 6, 2017

Matt trained at MAPA then went onto Performers College. Since graduating he has appeared in the UK tour of 'Putting on the Ritz' which led to him dancing at 'The Ritz' in London. Later he flew to America to perform  'Man in the Mirror' the Musical at the Avalon theatre...

September 6, 2017

Conor attended MAPA between the ages of 14-16. He studied singing, drama and dance and went on to form the band 'Nothing But Thieves' with other local guys from Essex. Nothing But Thieves are now a chart topping band who perform all over the country.

September 6, 2017

Nancy Smith is a Costumière working in London's West End. She discovered her passion for theatrical costumes whilst dancing at MAPA from the age of three. She studied 'Design for Performance' at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, from where her passion took off. S...

September 6, 2017

Etalia attended Italia Conti Theatre Arts school whilst at MAPA, and is currently at Wilkes Academy. She already has many theatre credits to her name including Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat in the West End and on Tour, Oliver the Musical in the West End and Bil...

September 6, 2017

John came to MAPA as a youngster of 16....whilst late to commence his training, he was completely committed and went on to gain a scholarship at The London Studios, from where he has not looked back.  Theatre Credits include: Acorn Antiques,  Anything Goes, Barnum (UK...

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