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.

Cassandra John-Baptiste
Acting Teacher Carney Cheshire
Cassandra John-Baptiste is a professional actor, singer and facilitator, who has worked with a variety of companies and artists. During her training she gained a supernumerary role as an actor/singer/deviser in Miss Julie at the Royal Exchange, Manchester (2012) and after graduating spent a season with Ribcaged Productions (2012-13) working as a performer, deviser and workshop leader (Jean Rice – The Entertainer, Lady Macbeth – Macbeth and Various – Dealt) for their performances at The Grand, Clitheroe.

Since then she has performed around the country on a wide range of projects, including: a selection of short historical plays written by Nick Wood for Lincoln Castle (2015); working alongside the members of Xtrax Community Hub, Hastings, for Root Experience’s Shout project (2014); Arts Council Portfolio Company, Zendeh’s character development laboratory and industry performances for their one women show Cinema (2014) and performing new writing for 24/7 Theatre Festival’s Distant Sounds (2015).

Andrew Lee
Singing Teacher Carney Cheshire

Andrew is a senior undergraduate at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, specialising in Opera and Vocal studies, with a particular interest in English Art Song, but is well versed in song and opera in Italian, French and German. He also has a Level 5 Diploma in ‘Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Practice’ from Edge Hill University.
Andrew has been a freelance vocal teacher and performance coach since 2013, specialing in Pop and Musical Theatre, as well as working with choirs and musical theatre companies across the North West, as a vocal coach, director, and often as a rehearsal pianist/conductor.
Andrew has an extensive background as a Musical Theatre Performer and Director, which includes shows such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, and Evita, among many others.