Teachers

Jessie Thompson

Musical Director

Jessie studied music at Royal Holloway, University of London, focusing on voice and keyboard skills. Since leaving, Jessie has been working as a singing teacher, musical director, composer and musician throughout the Southwest and London.

As resident composer for Madam Renards, Jessie has written and toured several musical theatre productions, including an arrangement of ‘The Beggars Opera’, ‘Nights’ an operatic production of ‘A 1001 Arabian Nights’ and ‘The Bridal Ballad’, a Gothic Horror muscial.

Becci Smith

StageSmarties Teacher

Becci graduated from the University of Southampton with a BA in Music (Voice), in 2013 and completed her PGCE in Primary Education (with Early Years Specialism) with the University of Reading in 2014. Becci currently teaches in the primary classroom part-time, dedicating the rest of her days to performing arts education. Becci teaches for leading arts companies throughout Swindon and Cirencester and is a frequent performer herself. Becci has completed her LCM Diploma in Classical Voice under the tutelage of Janice Thompson and is currently studying for her ALCM in Performance and the LAMDA Diploma in Communication, Speech and Drama. .

Katrina Webb

StageSmarties Assistant

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