Governance & Management
An outline of the professionals involved in running MPA.
CEO / Head of Finance / Quality Enhancement Officer: Ikky Maas PostGrad Dip, PTLLS. Responsible for all strategic matters including Financial, Academic Affairs, external validation and accreditation liaison and management of Quality Enhancement.
Artistic Director: Zak Nemorin BA (Hons) – Overall responsibility for all artistic decisions and Senior member of management team
Director of Teaching and Learning: Sarah Hanson RBS Dip, RBS TTC, ARAD, AISTD (Cecchetti & National) Benesh Teach. Cert. – Responsible for timetables, student records, student liaison and Staff Management/ Appraisal. Sarah operates as Executive Administrator for MPA.
Director of Student and Staff Welfare & Student Counsellor: Fuschia Peters BA Hons; BSc Psychology; BACP Member; Dip. Counselling – Responsible for planning and implementing student and staff support and works with multi-agencies in relation to students’ welfare and provides Staff Training and Mentoring.
Academic & Artistic Staff
Artistic Director, Courses Leader & Head of Dance: Zak Nemorin BA (Hons.)
Head of Musical Theatre: Nigel West
Advisor for Singing curriculum and main tutor: Simona Budd BA Hons Music
Advisor for Acting curriculum and main tutor: Nigel West
Advisor for Jazz Dance curriculum and main tutor: Zak Nemorin BA (Hons)
Advisor for Contemporary Dance curriculum and main tutor: Michael Small BA (Hons)
Advisor for Tap Dance curriculum and main tutor: Ben Harris Prof. Dip.
Academic Quality Enhancement: Ikky Maas PostGrad Dip, Lv 4 PTLLS
Marketing & Outreach: Zak Nemorin BA (Hons)
Auditions and Registry: Ikky Maas PostGrad Dip; Lv 4 PTLLS
Patron: Sir Derek Jacobi, CBE
Kate Flatt OBE
Darshan Singh Bhuller – Contemporary Dance