Carney Cheshire Tutors

Briony Martin-Foster
Dance Teacher Carney Cheshire
Briony is a highly experienced dance teacher working with children & young people aged 2-18 for the past 15 years.

She has a BA Hons in dance, is a qualified teacher and won Best Dance and Best Performance at the Bertarelli Foundation Creative Minds Festival 2013.

Briony uses her creative vision to manage annual arts festivals and dance events in Cheshire & Staffordshire helping children and young people to reach their creative potential through imaginative workshops and innovative performance ideas.

As a qualified Dance teacher Briony has had the privilege of working in a vast number of schools across Staffordshire and Cheshire to invigorate young people’s creativity in dance and performance.

David Gregan-Jones 
Acting Teacher Cheshire

David Gregan-Jones is an actor, writer and the founding producer of Manchester based, Wonderhouse Theatre Company.

David has trained with the National Youth Theatre and more recently with the RSC.

His recent credits include A Very English Scandal for Blueprint Television, directed by Stephen Frears.

Creative England short film Waves and Edna Walsh’s Disco Pigs at the Soho Arts Theatre. He was recently seen as the lead in Jack Thornes Mydaide at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester.

Samantha Robinson
Associate Director Carney Academy and Acting Teacher Carney Cheshire
Samantha Robinson is a an actress and director who trained at Rose Bruford College where she won the Laurence Olivier bursary award.

Samantha has been directed by Ruth Carney numerous times, most recently in Doctors for the BBC and FunTimes a short film she wrote.

Theatre credits: Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Out Of Joint and Royal Court Theatre London) Screwed (Theatre 503) Educating Rita (Mercury Colchester) The Grand Gesture (Northern Broadsides) Proper Clever and Dead Heavy Fantastic (Liverpool Everyman/Playhouse) The Tempest (Royal Exchange) Three Sisters On Hope Street (Hampstead Theatre) Order and Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down (The Lantern) The House Of Bernada Alba, (Nuffield Theatre) The Laramie Project (Sound Theatre, Leicester Square) The Lemon Princess (West Yorkshire Playhouse) The Owl Service (Plymouth Theatre Royal) Untouchable (The Bush Theatre) and Song of the Western Men (Chichester Festival Theatre).

Television credits : Little Boy Blue (ITV) Cilla (ITV) Five Days (BBC) The Girls Who Came to Stay (Granada) Shameless (Channel Four) Island at War (Granada) Final Demand (BBC) Holby City, Doctors and Casualty. Film includes: Sixty Six (Working Title) and Jamaica Me Crazy (VBM Productions LTD)

Her recent directing credits include; Motherhood Or Madness (Katzpace) Me, Mum and The Patriarchy (Tour/Tristan Bates) Blink (The Lion and Unicorn) The Toad In The Hole (Barons Court) South Kentish Town (The Union) and 4.48 Psychosis (Pleasance Theatre)