Successes

We are delighted with the continuing success of many ex-students and will feature a number of them here over the coming months.  If you have any news or updates, please let us know by sending an email to


Sophie Bloom
Trained at the London School of Musical Theatre and has since appeared in a short film and two pantomimes. She is about to start work as a production singer on the Thompson cruise ship, The Emerald (as at Summer 2008).

Karen Bruce
Choreographer and Director of Footloose, Karen (and her sister Gillian) undertook her early training at The Weston. Following vocational training and dance experience she found her niche in choreography. A winner of the Olivier Award she has choreographed a number of West End productions including Far Pavilions, Brighton Rock, Fame, Saturday Night Fever, and Footloose. She choreographed and directed the opening ceremony of the 2002 commonwealth Games in Manchester and has choreographed for BBC television. From little acorns . . . Long may her success continue.

Lucy Hayden
Lucy, who has always had an amazing voice, left The Weston a few years ago after being discovered by a talent scout. During 2008 she was launched as Tigriss
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Claire Orme
Claire has landed a dancing contract for a summer season in Greece (as at Summer 2008).

Chloe Staines
Chloe was one of the last ten girls in ITV's Pop Stars - The Rivals.  Although she did not make it through to Girls Aloud she was determined that hers would be a career in music.  With three other finalists she formed Clea, who released a single which reached 21 in the charts and their first album was released in February 2004.  However, Chloe left the group in May 2004 to further pursue her own career. She joined nineties girlband Fierce with whom she auditioned for the first series of the X-Factor. She has now left the UK to live in Canada with her fiancée.