One Vision School Of Arts Ltd
Our classes are designed to build confidence, enhance creativity and promote social and personal well-being.
Our students will improve their diction, posture, pitch, rhythm, focus, knowledge, and technique while also developing essential life skills.
They will build friendships, have lots of fun and thrive in an encouraging and supportive environment.
Classes operate through term times with workshops and masterclasses throughout the holidays.
We hold a Summer School through August.
Our previous celebrity masterclasses include; Musical Theatre with the West Ends leading lady Kerry Ellis, Hollywood Actor and West End Star Adam Garcia and a dance workshop with Britain's Got Talent Winner, George Sampson. Our students have also performed alongside West End performer Gareth Gates.
Our classes are £20 per month
Two classes / Two siblings in the same class: £30 per month
Three classes / Three siblings: £40 per month
Melissa has been directing and teaching for over 10 years.
She began her training with an intense professional performance course at Hereford College of Arts before studying for her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Southern Theatre Arts Centre, where she trained in Musical Theatre.
Melissa graduated in 2011 and moved to Manchester, where she directed shows for Manchester’s Musical Theatre Society, taught classes across the Northwest and worked with ITV, Sky One and actors including David Bradley, George Sampson, Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan, Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp.
Theatre credits include Ann Hathaway in the UK Premiere Tour of Murdering Marlowe, Nadia in Bare a Pop Opera, Mrs Jefferson in Rent. She received private vocal coaching from the west ends leading lady Kerry Ellis and performed with Gareth Gates.
Melissa is a former Acting Coach for Stagecoach Performing Arts and has worked as a GCSE English Learning Mentor.
Melissa has studied the works of many acting practitioners including Chekhov, Stanislavski, Uta Hagen, Brecht, Boal, Grotowski and Artaud and she teaches these methods to aspiring young actors and adults. She has also completed a drama therapy course.
She teaches private vocal coaching sessions and takes students through their LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) Examinations.
Costume & Props Designer
Bethany studied Performing Arts at Hereford College of Arts and has been performing at weddings, theatres, festivals, charity events and clubs across the country for the past 10 years.
She has been performing alongside Melissa since 2012 and assists with musical theatre classes and the preparation for the shows and events.
Bethany ran our Drama Club for the first 2 years and has taught Musical Theatre to the students at a local high school. She also assists in the planning and coordination of events in our venue.
Callie has over 10 years of performing experience and has taken part in shows with Melissa since 2012.
She is our course leader, running classes on a Monday and she assists in the planning and coordination of events in our venue.
Callie studied Level 3 Diploma's in Childcare and Education and Health and Social care (children and young people).
She is currently studying for her BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy, where she hopes to combine her love for theatre and music whilst supporting people with learning disabilities.
Callie achieved a Distinction in her Grade 7 LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) Examination and is now working towards Grade 8.
Becce has been a member of One Vision since 2018, not only performing in the shows but also creating the costumes and designing any props or set that may be needed. She also assists during rehearsals and with the planning and coordination of events in our venue.
Becce is qualified in Early Years Care achieving two NVQs at Level 3. She has a wealth of experience working with children and young adults. She is a former play worker and has volunteered at youth clubs, running classes as a coach and captain of various sports teams.
Her love for performing started when she was young, she taught herself how to play the bass guitar and joined her first band.
Becce is now training for her LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) Examination grades.