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Meet The Staff

Cops

Cops (real name Carolan Copley-Tucci,)

After training for 14 years Cops worked for 10 years as a professional dancer all over the world.

 Cops has provided children for many shows at the Lyceum and Crucible as well as working for them as their head chaperone. 

She has recently finished work as child co-ordinator for The Full Monty UK Tour and has been head chaperone for Evolution pantomimes for 8 years

IDTA Qualified

DBS Certified

First Aid Certified

Licenced Chaperone

 

Ellie

 

Ellie began dancing at a young age and trained in numerous styles. In 2010, Ellie gained a place at Liverpool Theatre School and trained for a year in Musical Theatre, where she learnt invaluable skills and made some great friends! In the summer of 2013, Ellie auditioned for the National Youth Music Theatre, where she was lucky enough to work with West End choreographers and directors in a brand new musical. ‘The Other School’ ran for a week at St James Theatre in London. In the last few years, she has performed with Croft House Theatre Company, performing roles such as Leisl in ‘The Sound of Music’ and Sandy in ‘Grease’. Ellie loves teaching dance and musical theatre, whilst sharing her passion with others. 

IDTA Qualified

DBS Certified

Licenced Chaperone

 

Leah

Leah starting dancing at age 2 and has many professionals credits including Lyceum pantomime for 6 years. She played Molly in Annie UK tour and then Pepper 4 years later when it toured again.

She attained her IDTA teaching qualifications while training at Berry Academy of Dance and A level Dance at High Storrs, Leah has been assisting at SPA since she was 12 and now teaches Minis, J1 J2 and our Elite dancers.

Her amazing choreography and warm personality are great assets to SPA

IDTA Qualified

DBS Certified

First Aid Certified

Licenced Chaperone