Alumni of Farnham Based Dance & Theatre School

Showshack was started in 1995 by Pauline Thomson and boasts an impressive list of students who have worked professionally on stage, screen and TV whilst attending Showshack. Students are often selected to audition for high profile West End shows TV and Film.

The Alumni below shows how successful the Showshack students were in securing places at the top performing arts institutions in the UK.

West End Shows

Matilda, Shrek, Oliver, Billy Elliott, Les Miserables, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dr Dolittle, Whistle Down the Wind, Bugsy Malone, Spend Spend Spend, The Sound of Music, Annie, The Black and White ball.


Harry Potter Films, Ella The Enchanted, The Children, Death of Stalin, All Is True, The Kid Who Would be King.


Eastenders, Lewis, Turn of the Screw, The Robinsons, The Forsyte Saga, William and Mary, Powers, The Face at The Window, The Voice.


  • Abi Rogers - Mountview Theatre Arts
  • Jemima Eaton - Mountview Theatre Arts
  • Charlotte Skeoch – London Studio Centre (Harry Potter Films)
  • Emily Goodman–Smith – Exeter University Drama
  • Jo Sargent – RADA
  • David Pallant – Central School of Ballet
  • David Asher – East 15 Acting School
  • Steve Andrews – GSA (Guildford School of Acting)
  • Alice Carter – Leeds University Drama
  • Eleanor Branch – Mountview Theatre Arts
  • Sophie Hammond – Urdang Academy
  • Vicky Buxton – Rose Bruford
  • Laura Sillett – GSA (Guildford School of Acting)
  • Rachel Crowther – Central School of Drama
  • Josh Carpenter – Drum Tech
  • Megan Sayer – BIMM (Brighton Institute of Modern Music)
  • Chay Burrows – Chichester Dance
  • Joe Miller – Royal Welsh School of Music and Drama
  • Shannon Bradley Gardner – Kingston Drama
  • Jordan Morrice – Wellington University, New Zealand Music
  • Natasha Wheeler – Winchester Dance
  • Catrina Dal – International Model
  • Maddy Wheatley – Finalist Britain’s Top Model
  • Lauren Byrne – GSA (Guildford School of Acting)
  • Georgina Harrison – Drama at Warwick University
  • Harriet Ballard – LAMDA, Poldark (BBC)
  • Anthony Bell – Royal Ballet School and Tring Theatre Arts
  • Sophie Longford – International Model, IMG
  • Tom Taylor - Actor, Films - The Dark Tower, The Kid who would be King, TV - Dr Foster, The Last Kingdom
  • John McCrea - Sylvia Young. Lead in 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie'
  • Natalie Turner - PPA Guildford
  • Nicole Turner - PPA Guildford
  • Grace Lally - Italia Conti
  • Rachel O'Brien - The Voice
  • Eva Sayer - Death of Stalin; GallowGlass UK Tour
  • Milly Slinger - International model
  • Laura Hardie - Guildford School of Acting
  • Jemima Eaton - Arts Ed
  • John McCrea - Winner: 'Best Actor in a Musical' (WhatsOnStage Awards) and nominated for Olivier award
  • Eleanor Sims - 100% Grade 4 LAMDA exam
  • Tallulah Letts - Red Roofs Theatre School
  • Laura Sillet - Guildford School of Acting; Sandy (Grease, Royal Caribbean Cruise Liners)
  • Emma Harris - Chicago (West End)
  • Catherine Ashdown - BA Acting (The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama)
  • Fred Sweetman - Tring Performing Arts School


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