Meet our team
Director and the Founder of Fylde Coast Youth Theatre Company
Debbie is Fylde Coast born and bred. At the age of 18 she received a place to study at the prestigious East 15 Acting School since then she has performed in a selection professional productions, including 'Falling More Slowly' playing the role of 'Dee'.
In 2015 she worked with Suzan Holder in the original cast of 'Shake it Up Baby'. She later played the part of Perdita in the Manchester Shakespeare Company's adaptation of 'A winters tale'.
She spent 2 months teaching in China at the end of 2018.
Debbie is currently completing her PGCE in Further Education.
Debbie holds her Safeguarding level 1 & 2 as-well as PREVENT training.
Show Team Choreographer
Shea was our assistant director, dance & voice coach but is currently studying at The Urdang Academy in London.
Shea made her professional debut in Snow White in Royal Leamington Spa in December 2019.
Shea started dancing at the age of two, attending Joan Woods Stage school until that age of 17 where she trained in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. Shea studied dance at St John Rigby College and graduated with an A*. Following this she studied dance at the University of Salford International.
In Summer 2017 she worked for P&O Cruise Lines as choreographer for ANNIE Kids the Musical.
Shea has her Level 1 & 2 in safeguarding.
Maisie has been dancing and performing since the age of 4. She trained in ISTD Tap, Ballet, Modern and Jazz as well as competing in Festivals. At age 15, Maisie was awarded the Hampshire Dance Bursary which enabled her to explore other dance styles such as commercial and contemporary.
She continued her studies at the Hampshire Youth Dance Company and then went on to study Musical Theatre and Dance at Wilkes Academy in Swindon.
She graduated in 2018 and was offered her first professional contract with Jammy Shows & Productions as a dancer on Tallink Cruise Ships.
Joining the FCYT team will enable her to combine her passion for teaching dance with performing.
Maisie has her Level 1 & 2 in safeguarding.
Teaching Assistant, Recording Studio
Hannah is our teaching assistant, and she works with children with additional needs. Hannah has level 3 training with children in the workforce and has trained in Counselling. Hannah is our in house First Aider.
Hannah has her Level 1 & 2 in safeguarding.
Junior Teaching Team
Maisie is our Junior Teacher.
Maisie has training with FCYT since 2017 and has taken part in almost every show!
She s currently playing Rizzo in the Elite show teams GREASE in MAY.
Maisie is fully first aid trained.
Street Dance, Jazz Dance and Show Team Choreographer
Emilia trained at Phil Winstons Theatre Works in Blackpool and is now continuing her training in Musical Theatre at Arts Educational London.
On maternity leave
Gemma’s love of performance and dance all started as a child in West Yorkshire where she grew up. There she completed all of her Freestyle awards before branching out to Contemporary when she moved to Preston to study Dance, Performance and Teaching at Uclan.
Whilst studying, she joined Preston Musical Comedy Society’s Show Choir and has also been in a number of their productions at The Charter Theatre. She has choreographed or been part of the production team for a number of productions, including Jack and The Beanstalk with Preston Musical Comedy Society.